Omar Little ON WRITING

hobartpulp:

State’s Atty. Ilene Nathan: Mr. Little, how does a man rob drug dealers for eight or nine years and live to tell about it?

Omar: Day at a time, I s’pose.

(via ononwriting)

“Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.”
— First line from One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. If you’ve read this book, there’s a good chance you can’t read this line without getting a shiver down your spine. We lost a master today.
“To begin with, we must be wary of those who use the word “gratuitous” as an insult.”
— Alain Robbe-Grillet  (via johndarnielle)

Advice

Skip your MFA and just spend two and a half years studying the first sixty pages of Don DeLillo’s Underworld.

aamukherjee:

Internet explained. This is why you need to change your passwords.

vgjunk:

Raccoon World, arcade.

Strange feelings.

I got home from work and am now sitting on my stoop, drinking Fernet Branca and wine out of a bottle my neighbors are passing around, listening to Journey, and watching my other neighbor swing her replica lightsabre around for passing cars.