U.S. Department of State: New Agreement... →
statedept: American movies have always been a bright and flickering window into our nation’s history — a great narrative tool to tell the American story to foreign audiences. What better way could there be to support our…
I didn’t watch the whole documentary. After a few episodes it was too painful. I...– Pam Beesly (via notabadday) I didn’t even watch the show and I love this quote. #gopam
We write for the same reason that we walk, talk, climb mountains or swim the...– Maya Angelou on why we write. Also see Joan Didion and George Orwell on the same. (via thatkindofwoman)
And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more...– Anaïs Nin, Risk (via modernhepburn)
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams: Statement by... →
nbcnightlynews: “Michelle and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Roger Ebert. For a generation of Americans - and especially Chicagoans - Roger was the movies. When he didn’t like a film, he was honest; when he did, he was effusive - capturing the unique power of the movies to take us somewhere…
A true whovian...
New to Who Fan: What if the Doctor was real?
True Whovian: What do you mean "if"?
New to Who Fan: Like what if the TARDIS just showed up and the Doctor popped his head out and was like "travel with me"?
True Whovian: It will happen and I will go. Now shut up and catch up before this weekend.
We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking...– Anthony Hopkins (via thatkindofwoman)
The heart wants what it wants. There’s no logic to those things. You meet...– Woody Allen (via thatkindofwoman)
Because it's that time of year.
I couldn’t possibly wrap up an entire year in a single blog post. It would be futile to try to encapsulate the highs and lows, the lessons learned and the experiences gained in just a few paragraphs. When I think back on 2012 - a year marked by a milestone birthday, big career and personal changes, relationships ended and begun - I keep coming back to a single moment. We were sitting on...
Les Miserables: my take
I don’t think I can overstate my Les Miserables fandom. I asked for tickets to see the show in Chicago one Christmas in the early 90s. I read the book in high school (and by read, I mean devoured). I watched the 10th Anniversary concert on VHS so many times I wore the tape out. I have at least three versions of cast recordings on CD. I took myself to see the show when it was in tour in Indy...