February 19, 2013

When the music stops
Take a tip from me, don’t go through the park
When you’re on your own, it’s a long walk home

Sandy Kim, San Francisco, 2009

* From Harper's Index, March 2013:

-- Chance that a U.S. driver admits to having fallen asleep at the wheel in the past thirty days: 1 in 20

-- Estimated portion of the world's privately held guns that are owned by Americans: 1/2

-- Percentage increase since 1982 in the portion of U.S. college students with a "problematic" level of narcissism: 60

-- Percentage of Americans under the age of thirty who can identify Roe v. Wade as a decision about abortion: 44

-- Cost of a four-hour session at a London "cuddle workshop": $46

* Excellent doc on the early days of Belle & Sebastian. Watch it.

* "The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity." -- Ezra Pound


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