Thursday, May 5, 2016
You are not trying to give them a tactical update on the issues of the day, but to lay out the full panoply of issues that they are going to face; the good, the bad, and the ugly of what the world looks like and what implications there may be going forward.
— Michael E. Leiter, “Once Donald Trump Is Nominee, He Is Likely to Get Intelligence Briefing,” The New York Times
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Just like you go to Walmart and get a receipt.
— Carolin Byrd, Blue Star Cruises sales representative
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
— On Frank the Dynasplint Sales Consultant’s card
Monday, May 2, 2016
Why’s he need so many ladles?… he looks like a Lego.
— Lily on a character in Parenthood
Sunday, May 1, 2016
In the sea of book covers, a clever concept is not as strong as formal innovation.
— Jason Booher, “The Life of a Book: An interview with Jason Booher, Art Director, Blue Rider Press and Plume,” The Perch
Saturday, April 30, 2016
It does not insist on its own way
— Sid the Kid reading Corinthians 13:5
Friday, April 29, 2016
Frankly, you could argue that designing theater posters helps people, but it really doesn’t. It’s almost like having a collector mentality: “I designed this thing, and now I’m going to do another thing!” That’s great, but what does it mean long-term? Have all I really been doing is finding a way to be selfish?
— Paul Sahre, The Great Discontent
Thursday, April 28, 2016
I’m attempting to make a joke.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
NO EATING OR DRINKING ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT THE NIGHT BEFORE SURGERY. NO BEVERAGES (INCLUDING WATER) NO FOOD, CANDY, MINTS, GUM, LOLLYPOPS, COOKIES, POTATO CHIPS, ETC.
— AMBULATORY SURGERY INSTRUCTIONS
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
We just got used to it.
— Bookbinding teacher on the non-functionality of contemporary endbands
Monday, April 25, 2016
— Woman on subway joining our game of Contact
Sunday, April 24, 2016
— Austin, Akshay, Aarti, Lily
Saturday, April 23, 2016
That’s why I shouldn’t have seven Etsy shops.
— Grandma’s Ashes, UCB
Friday, April 22, 2016
It’s a growing thing. It’s not like you get to a cliff and you fly or you don’t.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
I see a blue rhino’s eye… ET phone home… Blue…
— Lily falling asleep
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
And he’s looking as optimistic as ever.
— Lily on the blue jay sitting in his nest in the tree outside our bathroom window
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
I’m so panicked that I’m numb.
— Grace on Jabber
Monday, April 18, 2016
Break the pattern, do a thing.
— Chris Gethard, “For Your Reconsideration,” This American Life
Sunday, April 17, 2016
I think sticky traps are really special. We should put em up.
Saturday, April 16, 2016