May 6, 2015
Those are the most calm bees I’ve ever seen.
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
May 4, 2015
You know what I mean?
— Michael Dickman
May 3, 2015
Scorpio was her favorite book.
— Tom Yates, House of Cards
May 2, 2015
Born Sale 20% off.
— Shoe store on Nassau St.
May 1, 2015
Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.
— Paul Rand
April 30, 2015
I really wish that I had just grabbed any random Lorraine.
April 29, 2015
I want to contribute but I don’t want it to be about me.
April 28, 2015
Productively foreign but in an understood category.
— David Reinfurt
April 27, 2015
Its transformation from a commercial product for a general public (that is, for the public, period) to cult object for an enlightened elite.
— César Aira, “A Brick Wall,” The Musical Brain
April 22, 2015
It now has a gold-leaf exterior, applied by artisans trained in the ancient technique of rubbing small squares of gold into a surface.
— “A New Home for the Prada Foundation,” The New York Times
April 21, 2015
The time that I spend is my time.
— April Lee
April 20, 2015
That’s a laundromat.
April 18, 2015
Aspen is the Disneyland of environment and design. We are speaking here about universal therapy, about apocalypse in a magic ambiance.
— The French Group, “The Environmental Witch-Hunt,” 1970
April 17, 2015
Here is Banham the enthusiast, influenced by texts which stimulated the “live study” of architecture: something at which he was to succeed so completely in his own writing.
— Nigel Whiteley, Reyner Banham: Historian of the Immediate Future