Drunk Cersei gives me life.
This gif sums up my life…
Alexander Chen reminisces about studying with the inimitable Annie Dillard, who echoes Mark Twain’s contention that “all ideas are second-hand, consciously and unconsciously drawn from a million outside sources,” Alexander Graham Bell’s assertion that "our most original compositions are composed exclusively of expressions derived from others,” and young Virginia Woolf’s observation that "all the Arts … imitate as far as they can the one great truth that all can see.”
Tube-snouts in one of the Pacific tidepool exhibits: Cold water, and still so colorful! #fish #color #pacific
Visitor Pictures: No fancy DSLR, no problem. Camera phones have been known to capture the beauty of the New England Aquarium just fine—from Leidy’s comb jellies to sea turtles to dwarf seahorses.
The Black 01
When the world goes post-apocalyptic this is how I hope we all dress.
I would so wear all of this.
There has been a lot of interest in those pantheon guys recently! I’m in the middle of several other projects and it’s not likely this story’s going to find itself made into a proper book any time soon, but I wrote out a few general introductions to these characters.
This story’s been following me around in one form or another since I was about 15, and while it’s extremely close and dear to me, I’m pretty certain that it also retains its heart of a kid’s childish fantasy of flawed gods and celestial war. Is that positive or negative? Don’t answer that question.
Here’s our protagonist:
They burned it down. They burned everything.