Hey remember all those Pakistani children saying they were afraid to go to school because they feared being attacked by US drone strikes? no? you only know about Malala Yousafzai? because she was attacked by the Taliban instead of your taxes? oh, okay.
These empty days. How do you spend them?
—Paul Bowles, from a letter to Bruce Morrissette, January 1932, Albergo Club Alpino Clavieres, Italy, In Touch The Letters of Paul Bowles. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995
LISTENING: Carmensita - Devendra Banhart, Human Sadness - JC+TheVoidz
WATCHING: Bowling for Columbine
READING: The Winter of Our Discontent, John Steinbeck