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“All very well to talk about having a monster by the tail. . .”

Posted in interesting things that caught my attention, random, the universe will wreck you with tags , , , , , on 08/03/2011 by alex c

“Go ahead, capitalize the T on technology, deify it if it’ll make you feel less responsible—but it puts you in with the neutered, brother, in with the eunuchs keeping the harem of our stolen Earth for the numb and joyless hardons of human sultans, human elite with no right at all to be where they are—”

—Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow

“I even lie down and roll on it.”

Posted in interesting things that caught my attention, random with tags , , on 06/21/2011 by alex c

“At first I perform these actions with an ironic air, like a person with free will, who is doing something wrong or absurd for her own reasons. But the feeling comes over me that there is very little difference between doing something ironically and just doing it.”

—Shelley Jackson, “Phlegm”, The Melancholy of Anatomy