Monday, December 14, 2015
“To staff the president and first lady at the holiday photo line is to observe humanity in its most awkward state,” said Bill Burton, a former top press official in Mr. Obama’s White House.
— Julie Hirschfeld Davis, “The White House Holiday Photo Line: A Tradition of Awkwardness,” The New York Times
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Like most people have that amount of money?
— Small boy’s follow up question to “How much money do you and mommy have?”
Saturday, December 12, 2015
And count the coyotes
Coming down the hill
Coyote 1 Coyote 2
— C. G. Hanzlicek, “What I Want Is,” Living It In
Friday, December 11, 2015
Our faces are just like muffin tins because they’re sitting and they’re ready to make shapes.
— Lily between a nap on the couch and sleep in the bed
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Are you happy with it?
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
I tried to convince myself that I wasn’t really as mundane as I felt. After all, having a colonial-style house in Pikesville, Maryland, two wonderful children aged three and five respectively, a beagle hound, and a husband who is a sales executive for the Mayfair Paper Cup Company doesn’t necessarily make a person a statistic.
— Avy Offit, “To Talk About Love”
Monday, December 7, 2015
Look it’s a tourist. Ah! Lucky!
Sunday, December 6, 2015
What is the difference between plot and narrative?
— Student, The Savages
Saturday, December 5, 2015
I brought a bundt cake.
— David White
Friday, December 4, 2015
Wow I don’t realize that everything I do revolves around Andrew sometimes.
— Lily in iMovie clip 148.mov created 5/28/09 11:57pm
Thursday, December 3, 2015
It was a hundred degrees in the shade. I walked for five days with no water. Then I saw it. A pretty pond. I bent down to take a drink, and these crocks launched out of the water. One crock bit me on the face. Ain’t no way I wasn’t its supper. Except for one thing. I wasn’t ready to die that day.
— Butch (Sam Elliott), The Good Dinosaur
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Let me pull up the list.
— Akshay on a list on his phone of things to look for.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
When I grew up nobody had teeth.
Monday, November 30, 2015
This is actual film, it went through a film projector.
— Man selling single film stills for $15 in a booth in Union Square that costs around $7,000 for 6 weeks.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
— Book lady next to me was reading
Saturday, November 28, 2015
— Grandpa Jack
Friday, November 27, 2015
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Do you ever wonder when you look into your dog’s eyes, what name they’ve picked for you?
— John O'Hurley, The National Dog Show presented by Purina ®
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
I often say the difference between an amateur and a professional is that an amateur really likes everything they do.
— Bob Mankoff, “Bob Mankoff Thinks Cats Are Funnier Than Dogs,” The New York Times