I can't decide which is greater:
How loath I am to make value judgments How happy I am not to make value judgments Part of it is that I don’t trust myself enough to make declaratives. The other part is that I love floating around in the liquid space between solid statements. Ideas and thoughts, to me, are so much more valuable than opinions.
Don't be lonely.
Jeannie: i think i'm gonna bed time
James: fine. leeb me...awww awone...:'(
Jeannie: bawwwww. here.
(Jeannie sends James a photo of author Neil Gaiman and his dog, Cabal.)
Jeannie: gaiman and his dog will keep you company
Jeannie: woof woof, brood brood
There’s a divide, in pretty much any work of art but especially in Lost In Translation, between artistic meaning and cultural consequence. Lost In Translation isn’t at all about Japan. I think you’re right when you say that the Japanese could easily have been any other group of people. Is it fair that A Group Of People (and I think Charlotte’s husband and that ditzy...
I really need to re-watch Lost In Translation and...
Maybe it isn’t Sofia Coppola’s fault that Hollywood can’t make a movie about Japan that has human, complex, real Japanese characters in it. But whose fault is it, then? And why do I feel the need to find someone to blame about it? It’s not like Japanese media is some shining beacon of cultural tolerance, anyway—matter of fact, Japan is horrible about...
wearetheweirdos: “People who make no noise are dangerous.” — Jean delaFontaine
I never realized anyone on Tumblr was nice!
charliereynolds: jeannr: Just barely making it into GPOYW. is this you? I never realised anyone on tumblr was pretty! SHUCKS.
So the warm blood flows, With the red blood cells...