How I spent my Thursday afternoon/early evening. The other panelists were awesome; it was like hanging out with good friends. And yes, Stephen A. Smith is just as bombastic in person as he is on ESPN.

How I spent my Thursday afternoon/early evening. The other panelists were awesome; it was like hanging out with good friends. And yes, Stephen A. Smith is just as bombastic in person as he is on ESPN.

I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort—and disappointment and perseverance.
Vincent Van Gogh (via nypl)

Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

superseventies:

Elton John — Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word - 1976

Africans uprooted from ancestral soil, stripped of material culture and victimized by brutal contact with various European nations were compelled not only to maintain their cultural heritage at a ‘meta’ (as opposed to a material) level, but also apprehended the operative metaphysics of various alien cultures.
Houston A. Baker, Jr., “There Is No More Beautiful Way: Theory and the Poetics of Afro-American Women’s Writing” (via afrometaphysics)
lasaraconor:

Corto Maltese ~ Les Celtiques ~ Hugo Pratt

lasaraconor:

Corto Maltese ~ Les Celtiques ~ Hugo Pratt

Our DNA does not fade like an ancient parchment; it does not rust in the ground like the sword of a warrior long dead. It is not eroded by wind or rain, nor reduced to ruin by fire and earthquake. It is the traveller from an ancient land who lives within us all.
Bryan Sykes, The Seven Daughters of Eve (via rchtctrstdntblg)