Sometimes, it’s nice to be alone in a public place on a Friday night and write while you watch the world pass by.
[Lorde] is the Nirvana of now.
Ann Powers on 2013’s pop phenomenon who has more than a few parallels with Nirvana (via nprmusic)
Oh, this won’t be a contentious post.
lunar-indigo-child asked: Hank! How do you deal with stress? I am in advanced classes and I know I am smart enough for them just sometimes I feel like collapsing under stress. I have so much stress and I wish I had a better way to deal with it. Any advice?
Somehow I ended up the sort of person who deals with stress by dealing with the thing that causes the stress. This works extremely well except in cases when you can’t figure out a way to deal with the thing…in which case, you can’t deal with it.
In that case I think about how the galaxy has 300 billion stars and I’m just one guy on one planet around one of those stars and, like, what’s the worst that can happen really?
- Last Weekend The Chinese government implemented new restrictions on U.S.-allied military aircraft, requiring them to identify themselves anytime they plan to pass through the new no-fly-zone over the Diaoyutai and Senkaku islands.
- Tuesday a pair of unescorted American B-52 bombers passed…
Translation: “Those islands aren’t yours, and you’re going to have to do better than that if you want to make them yours.”
A short film explores whether ordinary Americans should be concerned about online surveillance.