— Article headline via @sebastianstudio
Almost all artists are sincere about what they do. But keep in mind what Oscar Wilde said: "All bad poetry is sincere."
— @jerrysaltz
Joe Riedesel
Grandview Mo
— Cursive on a framed plank of wood in the workshop
It doesn't matter what you meant.
— The jock kid to Spielberg after the ditch day movie was shown to the class, The Fabelmans
In 2009, when Chinese authorities blocked access to several websites, he took to his personal blog to voice his disapproval, according to a Wall Street Journal profile. “Go out and wear a T-shirt supporting Google,” he wrote. “If you block the internet, I’ll write what I want to say on my clothes.”
— Alex W. Palmer, "How TikTok Became a Diplomatic Crisis," The New York Times Magazine
We went to a book printing factory and learned something mind-blowing
books with sprayed edges are all done by hand
— @penguinukbooks
Argentina’s third World Cup title — the first in 36 years — has generated a rare moment of euphoria for a country battered by near 100% inflation and facing months of economic and political uncertainty.
— @bloombergbusiness
She's tuckin into a piece of that cake there guys. Got her little paws on it. Bless her.
— @martincritchlow on Mrs. Jingles
In conditions like that, as Cyprien documented, if you take spaghetti or eggs outside, they'll become pieces of stone in under a minute.⁠
— @vice Instagram caption for series of photos by Cyprien Verseux and Carmen Possnig via @emily_elsie
That's what all the poeple say.
— Frank Sinatra, "That's Life"
If you're afraid of everything, you know, you're basically overwhelmed. But if you start educating yourself as far as specifically what to prioritize as far as what to worry about, in a war zone, working, protecting somebody, you know. You're not looking at everybody's faces, you're just looking at their hands, because that's what's gonna kill you. You know, that's an example of focalizing, you know, what you're paranoid and what you're afraid of.
— Ed Calderon, "Ed Calderon: Mexican Drug Cartels | Lex Fridman Podcast #346"
New York Review of Architecture #32
Ford also blamed economic paralysis on a faulty understanding of money and its proper function in the economy. He relentlessly insisted that Americans confused money with wealth. Though money needed to circulate freely in order to facilitate the buying and selling of goods, he admitted, it had no intrinsic value. “Money... may represent wealth, but it is not wealth itself.” Ford wrote.
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
It's just tough because you can never make the same soup twice.
— Lily
When Harold Hicks once urged Ford to complete the project, he replied, “Oh, no, I don't want to hurry up and get that done. If I get that done, I'll never have anything to do on this earth. When you don't have anything to do, then you're ready to die.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century
Artists Once Known, and No Longer Remembered
— MFA Boston wall text, instead of saying "Unknown"
All the tags have RFID.
— UNIQLO employee
Artists constantly bring images of celebrities into their work as a recognizable entry point for viewers to take an interest in their practice.
Do they make an ai generator but for music? Like if I wanted to listen to Baa Baa Black Sheep by Raffi in the style of Slipknot?
— @benjibours
A good thing will sell itself.” Ford declared. “We must make good things in this country, and not do too much talking about them. You've just got to let people know where to get them, and that's all.”
— Steven Watts, The People's Tycoon: Henry Ford and the American Century