beyonce makes me want to do better: she makes me wanna get a better job she makes me wanna go back to school she makes me wanna eat healthy she makes me wanna renew my gym membership she makes me wanna save up these coins she makes me wanna start going back to church she makes me wanna improve my dick riding technique
What she did tonight is an act of business savvy and calculation like nothing we’ve seen since Thriller and MJ’s middle years (arguably the whole of his solo career in general, but that’s another post).
When I say she reinvented Star Power, I mean it in the most literal and…
“Pharrell is quietly and consistently living out Kanye’s career aspirations. Fashion, music, curating, Pharrell effortlessly does them all. Pharrell does everything Kanye says they will not allow him to do. Pharrell lets his art speak. No antics, great art and a savvy business strategy.”—(via jenandthecity)
They soon realize that my type is not to be held on to. Only admired and allowed to pass by like the chill wind that whispers melodies through your body right before it begins to rain. This is why I try to make myself unavailable. It is because I know my longevity is unattainable.
We can only be friends if you’re kind of an asshole. Not full blown asshole because that’s no fun. And if you’re not an asshole at all then that won’t work either. A halfway asshole. Those are my kind of people.
“You will fall in love with someone who’s cold and always seemingly pushing you away. When all is said and done, they will be forever known as the one person you couldn’t get to love you. Unfortunately, it will hurt and sting worse than the good ones, the ones that chopped up your meat for you and picked out an eyelash from your eye and were nice to your mother, because love often feels like a game we need to win. And when we lose, when we realize we couldn’t get what we ultimately desired from a person, it makes us feel like a failure and erases all the memories of those who loved us in the past.”—The People You Will Fall in Love With in Your 20s (via gotbluntxo)
Which is to say, you can glance at a piece of paper (or a glowing screen) and immediately, effortlessly take in the thoughts of someone else. The greatest philosophers, poets, scientists, novelists, artists, and world leaders in history have left the contents of their thoughts just lying around in a form that you can access instantly.
“We are the generation of nostalgia. We grew up in the age of transition. From hand-written letters to electronic mails. From film to digital. We were fascinated by new things, neglecting the way we spend our afternoons. Cupcakes and tea. Play-Doh and Polly Pockets. Young and naive. Technology completely changed the way we waited and we grew up too fast. The simple things in life seems more meaningful now. We grew up in the age of transition and have become the generation of nostalgia.”