How to Live in New York City →
longeaux: Encounter a lot of people crying in public. Watch an NYU student cry in Think Coffee, a business woman in midtown sob into her cellphone, an old man whimper on a stoop in Greenpoint. At first, it will feel very jarring but, like everything else, it will become normal. Have your first public cry in front of a Bank of America. Cry so hard and don’t care if people are watching you. You...
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Denim-clad trip to Paramus, New Jersey Miss-matched, rebellious needlepoint Formulate fantasy stories about Charlie my poodle lamp and his dashing male lover Read one bajillion and one books Listen to Kanye West on repeat and not feel guilty about it
The good life, let’s go on a livin’ spree Shit, they say the best...– Kanye West
‘Be successful,’ that’s what they told me So everything I...– Big Sean, See Me Now - Anthem of Finals Fall 2010
Michelle: Oh, you know two lesbians named Madeleine? Alyssa: One’s a...– Hard Cider Fuck Yeah
I need a name for my blog. The real one. Because it turns out that people actually may read it. Right now I’m labeling it “Carolyn Faden” because I don’t know what else to call it. Any suggestions?
You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it read Einhard’s...– Professor Fluke
Lines for the Fortune Cookies
I think you’re wonderful and so does everyone else. Just as Jackie Kennedy has a baby boy, so will you—even bigger. You will meet a tall beautiful blonde stranger, and you will not say hello. You will take a long trip and you will be very happy, though alone. You will marry the first person who tells you your eyes are like scrambled eggs. In the beginning there was YOU—there will...
She’s not like an ordinary contemporary monk. She’s a saint. And she...– Professor Fluke on St. Foy and the reliquary of St. Foy
I love you because you help me spell the words.– Annie, P.S. 47