Category Archives: Quotations

Things people said.

About That Pig…

  Excerpts from the insert that came with a shipment of Tennessee Home Goods Bamboo Charcoal Air Purifying Bags: We are just a small US company building a Tennessee home-style brand from right down here… We are happier than a … Continue reading

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Little Endians, Big Endians

For me,… cinema was about revelation… It was about characters — the complexity of people and their contradictory and sometimes paradoxical natures… Many of the elements that define cinema as I know it are there in Marvel pictures. What’s not … Continue reading

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Boot Edge Edge

… He acknowledged that his success may have irked those who have seen years of presidential campaign planning tossed aside by his rise. “I’m not going to comment,” he said, “on the emotions of my competitors.” (Reid J. Epstein and … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Turkey

“You should revise your stance towards Turkey, which at the moment holds so many Isis members in prison and at the same time controls those in Syria,” Erdoğan told European countries in remarks to reporters in Ankara on Tuesday. “These … Continue reading

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Precise, Forceful, Formal, Direct, Powerful

A letter to the NYTimes is signed by Roxana Robinson, former president of the Authors Guild, and 32 other writers. It exhorts The Times to “use precise and forceful language that reveals the struggle in which we now find ourselves.” … Continue reading

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“I’m a Bit Worried”

Jim Kay, who lives in Sussex, England, talks about his work as an illustrator of Harry Potter novels. How would you say your style has evolved over the years? I haven’t found a style yet. I’m desperately trying to find … Continue reading

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The History of Art, Minus Art

I want to find this slightly bizarre article interesting, but I’m distracted by astonishment that it does not show a single illustration of the work of the artists it discusses: Stanton MacDonald-Wright and Morgan Russell. Well, unless you count the … Continue reading

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