Longreads: A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1953) →
longreads: [Fiction] A grandmother’s ruminations on a Southern road trip: The grandmother didn’t want to go to Florida. She wanted to visit some of her connections in east Tennessee and she was seizing at every chance to change Bailey’s mind. Bailey was the son she lived with, her only boy. He was sitting…
I have this mostly unendearing habit of looking for the predecessor to media creations — movies, music, books. Said habit leads me to this statement, which is meant neither as a compliment nor an insult: Florence and the Machine are basically the new Cranberries. Right?
I found out today that my coworkers have been keeping a document of ridiculous things I’ve said at work. They even tried to start a “shitshansays” blog but apparently the name was already taken. I’m strangely flattered. Today’s ridiculous thing was “Sleep is for sleeping. Dreams are for real life.” Amen.