Category: Quotes

  • Little Bad Days

    I used to have some little bad days, and I kept them in a little box. And one day, I threw them out into the yard. “Oh, it’s just a couple little innocent bad days.” Well, we had a big rain. I don’t know what it was growing in but I think we used to…

  • But a -1 to Actually Being Cool

    Me: You’re a Latina. You have a culture. I’m a WASP. Nerd culture is all I’ve got. Her: You’re grasping at straws. Me: I might be, but those straws are +2 to my constitution.

  • Patchouli and Failure

    Well Intentioned, Slightly Grungy Youth: Hey man, got a moment for Greenpeace? Businessman: Got a moment for a shower, hippie? Oh Greenpeace street team, will you ever catch a break?

  • Embrace The Dork Side

    Being a nerd, which is to say going too far and caring too much about a subject, is the best way to make friends I know. Sarah Vowell, The Partly Cloudy Patriot

  • Motivation

    “Everybody keeps on talking about it, nobody’s getting it done.” LCD Soundsystem, “Yeah (Crass Version)“ *sigh* I hate being one of those new age douchebags that talk about personal mantras — but I still feel compelled to share this. I have to confess that every time I find myself hitting a brick wall mentally or I…

  • A Bottle Full Of Guilt

    “In Fiji, a state-of-the-art factory spins out more than a million bottles a day of the hippest bottled water on the U.S. market today, while more than half the people in Fiji do not have safe, reliable drinking water. Which means it is easier for the typical American in Beverly Hills or Baltimore to get…

  • On Taking Charge

    “Sometimes you just have to be the boss of dancing.” Michael Scott, The Office

  • Hands On Experience

    Jason: Are you too much of a lady to give a handjob? Sarah: Why should I give handies when I can give vaginies?

  • Perspectives

    “There’s more than one way to skin a cat. But from the cat’s perspective, they all suck.” ZeFrank

  • Losing My Edge

    “I hear everybody that you know is more relevant than everybody that I know.” LCD Soundsystem, “Losing My Edge“

  • Fresh Episodes

    So, Gilmore Girls is back — and after watching the season opener, I’ve gotta say that I’m mildly pleased with the show under its new management. The Rory/Lorelai interplay is still mostly there, and that’s one of the things that keeps me coming back. Some of their conversations missed a little of that Amy-Sherman Palladino…

  • Under The Weather

    “Sick days are like using a “Draw Four” card in UNO… you don’t want to use [them] until you really have to.” Gregory

  • A Blemish On Your Record

    “Hickeys are like babies — they’re really only one person’s problem.” Sarah

  • Rebel Rebel

    “We learned something from the hippies that, unfortunately, the punks at the same time didn’t learn, and that is that rebellion is obsolete. In a healthy capitalistic world, rebellion is just something else to market.” Mark Motherbaugh [via]

  • Fame

    “The time of getting fame for your name on its own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting to be famous will never make you famous. Any fame is a by-product of making something that means something. You don’t go to a restaurant and order a meal because you want to have a shit.”…

  • Shabu Shabu

    Charlotte: That was the worst lunch. Bob: The worst. What kind of restaurant makes you cook your own food? Actually, it was pretty damn good… But every time I have Shabu Shabu this quote resonates thru my head.

  • The Wisdom Of Eight Year Olds

    Q: Imagine you are in a metal box. How do you get out? A: Stop imagining it. [via] Projects are in the works. Therefore, my silence. Once you see what I’ve got up my sleeve, you’ll hopefully think that all of the quiet is worth it. *shrug* We’ll know soon enough…

  • Trying To Find A Vein

    “Adrenaline is my drug of choice. The kick-drum is my dealer.” Karl Hyde

  • The Great Escape

    “Can you keep a secret? I’m trying to organize a prison break. We have to first get out of this bar, then the hotel, then the city, and then the country. Are you in or you out?” Bob Harris, “Lost In Translation”

  • B Movie

    “John Foster Dulles ain’t nothing but the name of an airport now.” Gil Scott-Heron