Tuesday, September 26, 2017
…where he worked for a time as a pastry chef at the Parker House. He shoveled snow in London, tinted photographs in Paris.
— Peter Coyote on Ho Chi Minh, “01: Déjà Vu (1858-1961),” The Vietnam War
Monday, September 25, 2017
— John McCain, “The Fighter,” 60 Minutes
Sunday, September 24, 2017
What they looked like in the hand.
— Gabriel Willow on how birds were shot and named before binoculars existed
Saturday, September 23, 2017
So you don’t know and I don’t know. We have a lot in common!
— Old lady on bench in the Cooper Hewitt garden, wondering if there was someone speaking or singing next
Friday, September 22, 2017
He had this great idea! Making books for kids!
— Henry on Mr. Ding-A-Ling
Thursday, September 21, 2017
But the depression that overtakes me when I’ve turned in book, I must confess is real and deep.
— David Cornwell, “Le Carré,” 60 Minutes
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
It was my idea.
— Sid on Ken and Mike
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
The true question for the United Nations today, for people all over the world who hope for better lives for themselves and their children, is a basic one: Are we still patriots?
— Donald Trump, Speech to the UN
Monday, September 18, 2017
The last person was watching The Matrix.
— Dental nurse
Sunday, September 17, 2017
I hope that’s not his face, cuz that’s little.
— Man on Mickey Rourke’s face mask from The Wrestler in the Museum of the Moving Image
Saturday, September 16, 2017
You should take a ton and put them in each other’s bathrooms.
— Lily on monogrammed napkins from different places
Friday, September 15, 2017
The Squirrel Hunter
— Painting by Horace Pippin
Thursday, September 14, 2017
I feel better than when I was 30 because I don't give a fuck anymore.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Still, Russian officials are remarkably open about the aims of RT and Sputnik: to “break the monopoly of the Anglo-Saxon global information streams,” as Putin himself put it during a visit to RT’s Moscow headquarters in 2013.
— Jim Rutenberg, “RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War,” The New York Times Magazine
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Teams worked hard to protect your face data.
— Phil Schiller, Apple Special Event
Monday, September 11, 2017
When you side with a man, you side with him.
— Steve Bannon, 60 Minutes
Sunday, September 10, 2017
— Ithaca Farmers Market
Saturday, September 9, 2017
— Waitress at Simeon’s after looking at my ID
Friday, September 8, 2017
Thursday, September 7, 2017
And I said, “You go to Japan, you’ll find a curved one.”
— Michael Bloomberg on escalators, “Bloomberg,” 60 Minutes