Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Here are some things that you will hear when you sit down to dinner with the vanguard of the Intellectual Dark Web: There are fundamental biological differences between men and women. Free speech is under siege. Identity politics is a toxic ideology that is tearing American society apart. And we’re in a dangerous place if these ideas are considered “dark.”
— Bari Weiss, "Meet the Renegades of the Intellectual Dark Web," The New York Times
Monday, May 7, 2018
Christ, sometimes I wished it could go on forever.
— Lyndon Johnson, via Robert Caro, The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Sunday, May 6, 2018
I get promoted, you get promoted too.
— Sid on the phone calling about the mystery of the missing mail basket
Saturday, May 5, 2018
I will be here Monday, yes.
— Bartender at The Plaza, they get a new delivery of paper napkins Monday
Friday, May 4, 2018
The feeling of things happening and going to happen.
— Harry Truman, via David McCullough, Truman
Thursday, May 3, 2018
A well dug by Thomas Jefferson… A brick with a dogs footprint in it.
— David McCullough, Truman
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
You don't get to count the things that you havn't done that you thought of that were terrific.
— James Turrell, Charlie Rose
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
I love these hobbies you know.
— Sid on looking for people who are chewing gum
Monday, April 30, 2018
He has a little sentence in Art History.
— Uriel on Richard Minsky
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Did you think they were pork chops?
— Lily, I did but they were lamb chops
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Think of it as an italic press.
— Richard Minsky on The Washington Press not being perfectly parallel to the wall
Friday, April 27, 2018
Goods that are not shared are not goods.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
You gotta love it because you need to be steeped in it every day.
— Lauren Panepinto, TDC Book Night
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
He paused, walked briskly back to his car and turned off its blaring siren.
— Catherine Porter and Megan Specia, "When Toronto Suspect Said ‘Kill Me,’ an Officer Put Away His Gun," The New York Times
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Use that one for my obit.
— Sid on his drivers licence photo
Monday, April 23, 2018
Carol's not Carol.
— Mike Daly, "For Better or for Worse," 60 Minutes
Sunday, April 22, 2018
I'm not at Liberty to say.
— Lily's joke about Newark Liberty International Airport
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Oh! What happened to the floor?
— Lily at the start of a hill in Central Park
Friday, April 20, 2018
Fishing tackle, and golf balls.
— David McCullough, Truman
Thursday, April 19, 2018
So he wrote numbers with a Sharpie on the hermit crab shells so he could keep track of them.
— Zoe Chace, "642: The Impossible Dream," This American Life