Sunday, May 24, 2015
Luckily, he didn’t take her too seriously. He replied, with a smile, that for him theater was sacred, even in its moved debased forms.
— César Aira, “The Musical Brain,” The Musical Brain
Saturday, May 23, 2015
On the stand he looks kind of like George Stephanopoulos, except tired and fearful.
— Sarah Koenig, “Route Talk,” Serial
Friday, May 22, 2015
Oh sweet! It’s like a sit in shower.
— Matt on baths
Thursday, May 21, 2015
I did not know that I feel uncommon.
— Delaney on common knowledge
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Look good, feel good. That’s like a thing, everybody does that.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
I feel like peanut butter is the Cholula of breakfast.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Oh my god! I’ve had this in a Japanese hospital!
— Matt on corn-water
Sunday, May 17, 2015
I'm spewin’ sweet wisdom.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Thin pretzel sticks.
— Studio 34
Friday, May 15, 2015
Saved from blatant absurdity by the hefty weight of precedent.
— César Aira, “God’s Tea Party,” The Musical Brain
Thursday, May 14, 2015
— Rick Curtis
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
That will be readable to…
— Christine Boyer
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
I think you chose the wrong bouncer.
— John Hunter
Monday, May 11, 2015
One free car wash.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Interesting: The People he met were no longer able to make a living with their crafts; they presented the ancient techniques mostly as ritual. http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/articles/35965/pine-of-the-times
— Old note
Saturday, May 9, 2015
I had assumed, as anyone in my place might have done, that a dog being first and foremost a dog, its individuality would be reabsorbed by the species and finally disappear.
— César Aira, “The Dog,” The Musical Brain
Friday, May 8, 2015
Presenting art to the middle classes of Tehran is clearly an attempt to win their favor.
— Hamid Taheri in Thomas Erdbrink, “Suddenly, Tehran’s Mayor Becomes a Patron of the Arts,” The New York Times
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Cheddar, Smoked Gouda, Monterrey Jack CHeese Baked Macaroni*
— Prospect House menu
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Those are the most calm bees I’ve ever seen.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
This confronted us with a serious problem: whether or not we provided explanations, people would look for them anyway.
— César Aira, “Athena Magazine,” The Musical Brain