Now it’s all
like dots in brackets."
Anita Loos (April 26, 1888 – August 18, 1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
This is one of the most unforgettable photos ever, I think. Gorgeous, sexy, poignant, wondrous use of light in the black and while, it’s wondrous.
WHY DO PEOPLE CALL IT FUCK, MARRY, KILL WHEN THEY COULD CALL IT BED, WED, BEHEAD
wet dream: being financially secure with a career i enjoy
not sure why people don’t automatically say “shapeshifting” when asked what they want their superpower to be. you could become anyone you want. even fictional characters. anyone. cosplay would always be spot-on. dysphoria wouldn’t exist. perfection
rob a bank and disguise yourself as a stray pen lying on a shelf when the cops come
A pen with a shit ton of money lying next to it.
"Writers, you will find, are not nearly so deep as readers believe them to be. They’re just a bit neurotic, that’s all, and often quite childish."
(MsL D1311li, Roald Dahl to Florence Lipkin, 6 April 1956)
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