Monday, June 4, 2018
It's the best carrot I ever had.
— Lily on a carrot
Sunday, June 3, 2018
I've always wanted a bathrobe.
— Lily on bathrobes
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Your teeth are like a flock of shorn sheep which have come up from the washing, every one of which bears twins, and none is barren among them.
— Song of Solomon, Gideon Bible
Friday, June 1, 2018
Who edit it for vertical.
— Stephen Wood
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Anna introduced Shkreli as a “dear friend,” although it was really the only time they’d met.
— Jessica Pressler, "How Anna Delvey Tricked New York's Party People," The Cut (like Charlie Rose)
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
By pretzeling ourselves with such gusto over his work, we are, in fact, simply converting what could be seen as a novelty item or a fashion experiment into a phenomenon. We are making it famous. And in doing so, we imbue it with social meaning and symbolism that gives it a life beyond clothing, making it into an artifact of its time.
— Vanessa Friedman, "The $1,290 Balenciaga Shirt That Messed With the Internet," The New York Times
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
I introduced them to Charlie with the confidence I always feel around people who know our sons.
— Sid's old journal
Monday, May 28, 2018
I see my first customers!
— Lily on birds she wants to give food to
Sunday, May 27, 2018
— Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018
He had relaxed for one day. And he had lost.
— Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Now I can have a glass of orange juice in the morning and read the newspaper.
— Philip Roth via "Nathan Englander: Philip Roth and the Whale," The New York Times
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Too much to be important.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
When I walk by someone smoking a cigar, I want to give them a dollar to let me follow them.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Where do I put the object? Where do I put the object in the hospital?
— Lily mumbling half asleep in the middle of the night
Sunday, May 20, 2018
— Lily discovered this is what "The Barstow School" pops up when hovering over it on my Facebook profile (it has since changed to "School")
Saturday, May 19, 2018
I wanted to look more closely at the brushstrokes, especially on the, uh, slabs of beef.
— Man entering "Chaim Soutine: Flesh," at the Jewish Museum
Friday, May 18, 2018
He could follow someone's mind around, and get where it was going before the other fellow knew where it was going.
— Thomas Corcoran, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Thursday, May 17, 2018
That makes of a creature a real man.
— Lyndon Johnson on ambition, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hands-on eclectic! We just like to make stuff and try new things. Almost all our book jacket designs are made by hand, not on a computer. We’re very lucky that the people we work with encourage and support that approach. Our slogan is “Keep Riverhead Weird.”
— "Helen Yentus," "A Coveted Literary Tote Gets a Redesign—and You Can Finally Have One of Your Own," Elle