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  1. JESSIE WARE ON ALBUM RELEASE DAY. LIFE MADE.  (at The Chapel) JESSIE WARE ON ALBUM RELEASE DAY. LIFE MADE.  (at The Chapel)
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    JESSIE WARE ON ALBUM RELEASE DAY. LIFE MADE. (at The Chapel)

    • HELLOGIGGLES: How do you define success?
    • TAVI GEVINSON: Satisfaction with both process and product, satisfaction regardless of public attention, appreciating positive attention without depending on it, ignoring negative attention that can’t help you, understanding that you are not entitled to an audience and your audience is not entitled to you.
  2. Sharing some scotch and sticky toffee puddings with Oxford chum and Ogler @topheriskris. I’ve missed her so much!!! Sharing some scotch and sticky toffee puddings with Oxford chum and Ogler @topheriskris. I’ve missed her so much!!!
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    Sharing some scotch and sticky toffee puddings with Oxford chum and Ogler @topheriskris. I’ve missed her so much!!!

  3. "

    I bet you can tell I’m a woman,” she said, “and I suspect the rest of the world can, too.”

    She said she was all too aware that if she was selected, she would represent several hundred male athletes in the NBA; she would deal with league officials and agents who were nearly all men; she would negotiate with team owners who were almost all men; and she would stand before reporters who were predominantly men.

    She did not flinch. “My past,” she told the room, “is littered with the bones of men who were foolish enough to think I was someone they could sleep on.

    "

     - Michele Roberts, the new head of the NBA Player’s Union (via emilyisobsessed)

    (Source: mdz1971, via thiscozyskull)

  4. '12' [ Demo ]

    I made 12 with Robin Hannibal last year at Red Bull Studios London. Loved him since hearing Quadron’s Average Fruit and although this track never made it onto ‘Tough Love’, it was a joy to work with Robin finally. This is a song for my Sam and I hope you like it, play it late and go kiss someone x


    Written by Jessie Ware and Robin Hannibal
    Produced by Robin Hannibal & Salva.
    Guitars by Joel Van Dijk
    Recorded at Red Bull Studios in 2013

  5. When all else fails. When all else fails.
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    When all else fails.

    (Source: kateoplis)

  6. kateoplis:

"In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? Other than the boring details of film financing, licensing, etc. I hunt — in the forest of interesting ideas. I love to be in the world and to just go hunting.”
"Do you give money to panhandlers? As Walt Whitman advised, I always try to help people out on the street a little. Especially musicians — I consider them to be the magical people among us. 
What’s your drink? Water. The greatest drink on our planet is a clear, cool glass of water.”
"What’s your favorite medication? I’m not really into medications. I’d rather read a book. 
What is the best thing in or about your apartment? Art and things friends have given me — then my books, music, DVDs, and musical instruments. 
What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen on the subway? Very young and dangerous-looking gang members communicating only with sign language. 
When was the last time you stayed out past 3 a.m.? I guess late last year when Mick Jones and Paul Simonon were in town promoting the release of the Clash box set. 
Which do you prefer, the old Times Square or the new Times Square? The old one. More Lou Reed, less Walt Disney. 
What do you think of Mayor de Blasio? I am suspicious of all politicians, especially those who get elected. 
What do you hate most about living in New York? The noise level is getting to me, and the traffic, and everyone’s endless quest for money is a real drag. 
If you could banish one person from New York forever, who would it be? New York is a free port — no one should be banished. U.S. out of NYC!”
"Where do you go to be alone? I go into the woods in the Catskills looking for animals and mushrooms.”
Sir Jarmusch | NYMAG

    kateoplis:

    "In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? 
    Other than the boring details of film financing, licensing, etc. I hunt — in the forest of interesting ideas. I love to be in the world and to just go hunting.”

    "Do you give money to panhandlers? 
    As Walt Whitman advised, I always try to help people out on the street a little. Especially musicians — I consider them to be the magical people among us. 

    What’s your drink? 
    Water. The greatest drink on our planet is a clear, cool glass of water.”

    "What’s your favorite medication? 
    I’m not really into medications. I’d rather read a book. 

    What is the best thing in or about your apartment? 
    Art and things friends have given me — then my books, music, DVDs, and musical instruments. 

    What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen on the subway? 
    Very young and dangerous-looking gang members communicating only with sign language. 

    When was the last time you stayed out past 3 a.m.? 
    I guess late last year when Mick Jones and Paul Simonon were in town promoting the release of the Clash box set. 

    Which do you prefer, the old Times Square or the new Times Square? 
    The old one. More Lou Reed, less Walt Disney. 

    What do you think of Mayor de Blasio? 
    I am suspicious of all politicians, especially those who get elected. 

    What do you hate most about living in New York? 
    The noise level is getting to me, and the traffic, and everyone’s endless quest for money is a real drag. 

    If you could banish one person from New York forever, who would it be? 
    New York is a free port — no one should be banished. U.S. out of NYC!”

    "Where do you go to be alone? 
    I go into the woods in the Catskills looking for animals and mushrooms.”

    Sir Jarmusch | NYMAG

  7. "There was a very strong tendency among people to be kind of isolated. More hermits per capita than you’d find in most places. We were positively encouraged to create for ourselves minds we would want to live with. I had teachers articulate that to me: ‘You have to live with your mind your whole life.’ You build your mind, so make it into something you want to live with. Nobody has ever said anything more valuable to me."

  8. kateoplis:

    "Man will go to extreme lengths for the perfect sandwich.

    I’ve heard that when the King of Jordan is in D.C. on business, he’ll send a driver to Baltimore to pick up pit beef sandwiches at Chap’s to eat on the plane ride home.

    A brat belongs on a hard roll. A bun can’t hold up to the juice.”

    "Knuckles are the tenderest part of a lobster.”

    "You can copyright the name of a sandwich, but not its combination of ingredients.”

    "Schottzie’s is one of the last places in St. Louis that serves a fried brain sandwich. When asked about the sandwich’s merits, the owner will say, “Brain’s heavy in protein. Heavy, heavy protein.”

    Offering someone half of your sandwich is the modern version of breaking bread.”

    "If you’re going to put an avocado on a sandwich, mash it. Otherwise it’ll mess up the architecture.”

    A great sandwich maker is a custodian of regional identity.

    The pickle that you get with your deli sandwich is one of the last free things in this world.”


    25 INALIENABLE TRUTHS OF THE AMERICAN SANDWICH

    pics: happinessinmyheart

    So true on so many levels. 

  9. Body - Niia

  10. (via les anti-modernes*: Q A: Grace // copywriter)

I had a blast doing this Q&A with Les Anti-Modernes. Check it out! (via les anti-modernes*: Q A: Grace // copywriter)

I had a blast doing this Q&A with Les Anti-Modernes. Check it out!
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    (via les anti-modernes*: Q A: Grace // copywriter)

    I had a blast doing this Q&A with Les Anti-Modernes. Check it out!

  11. kateoplis:

    If the newest, last stretch of the High Line doesn’t make you fall in love with New York all over again, I really don’t know what to say. Phase 3 of the elevated park, which opens on Sunday, is a heartbreaker, swinging west on 30th Street from 10th Avenue toward the Hudson River, straight into drop-dead sunset views. It spills into a feral grove of big-tooth aspen trees on 34th Street.

    It’s hard to believe now that some New Yorkers once thought renovating the decrepit elevated rail line was a lousy idea. Not since Central Park opened in 1857 has a park reshaped New Yorkers’ thinking about public space and the city more profoundly. Like Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim museum in Spain, it has spread a dream, albeit largely a pipe dream, around the world: how one exceptional design — in this case, a work of landscape architecture — might miraculously alter a whole neighborhood, even a whole city’s fortunes.

    Yes, at roughly $35 million, Phase 3, like the rest of the High Line, cost more per acre than probably any park in human history. With most city parks struggling to make ends meet, that kind of money is an inevitable source of resentment, notwithstanding that the High Line was, in significant measure, constructed and is almost exclusively maintained with private funds.”

    But this third phase completes a kind of narrative, which the two earlier phases started, about 21st-century New York as a greener, sleeker metropolis, riven by wealth, with an anxious eye in the rearview mirror. It is a Rorschach test, signifying different things — about urban renewal, industry, gentrification, the environment — to different people. Occupying an in-between sort of space between buildings, neighborhoods, street and sky, the park makes a convenient receptacle for meaning. Neither an authentic ruin nor entirely built from scratch, a sign of runaway capital but also common ground, it is a modern landmark capitalizing on the romance of a bygone New York — the “real,” gritty city — a park born of the very forces that swept that city away.”

    Photos: NG

    Swoon.

  12. Resolution - Matt Corby

    Jeff Buckley, is that you?

    (Source: youtube.com)

  13. "You don’t get to decide the truth. Other people have their own experiences, just as valid. This is easy to forget. Your slice of life seems so large and unmistakeable, like a mirage of wholeness from where you stand. But it is your job to know better and not confuse your small piece for the whole, even if you sometimes forget. Life is big—much bigger than just yours. This is the only note to self: other people are real. That’s all there is to learn."