The cards that pretentious people receive in the mail.
Lines of Salinger re-arranged into lines of poetry
More than two thousand papers and other materials from Ernest Hemingway’s Havana estate, Finca Vigia, are being transferred to the Library of Congress. These will include passports showing Hemingway’s travels and letters commenting on such works as “The Old Man and the Sea.”
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C: I’m just google imaging pictures of Kierkegaard.
R: Who is that?
C: My favourite philosopher of all time.
R: Of course you have a favourite philosopher.
C: He had great hair.
C & R
Icelandic clarinet-electro seems pretty pretentious to us.
Use the word ‘allegory’ in a paper and automatically your professor will be like, ‘They know what they’re talking about.’
To watch his face was like watching a darkening sky before a clap of thunder, shade upon shade imperceptibly coming on, the gloom growing mysteriously intense in the calm of maturing violence.
Putting a message on a wall can be a much more effective way to reach the masses than expecting them to go find a book and learn it themselves. Some men just want to watch the world learn, regardless of medium. This collection of street arts details some memorable lines from famous books, hit the pictures to see which author and title, if you didnt already recognize them immediately.
Pretentious people love The Book Thief and were delighted to find the Rudolf (Rudy) Steiner House in London.
C: “I brought a book for on the train.”
R: “What book?”
C: “The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.”
R: “What kind of pretentious shit is that?
A typical conversation
Normally we don’t do things like this, but C’s column in her campus newspaper won first place for Outstanding Column and Commentary, and we thought we would share it with all of you.
Most notable: “Solitary Refinement,” “Feminist-ish (with apologies to my mother),” and “More Than Just Birds and Trees.”