Watch the coin, Davy.

2004 interview with David Foster Wallace for City & Arts Lectures

Father John Misty—“Chateau Lobby” (live)

Father John Misty—“Nancy From Now On”

As he grew older, Borges began to prefer the opinion that canonical literature is something more than a continuity, in fact it is an immense poem composed by many throughout the centuries […] a curious pantheism, applied only to writers, can be found in all of Borges: not only Shakespeare, but all writers are at once everything and nothing, the unique, living labyrinth of literature.

Harold Bloom, The Western Canon (via spokemnemosyne)

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Letters between Stanley Kubrick and Anthony Burgess document conversation about short story that would become Kubrick’s final film “Eyes Wide Shut” more than 30 years later. 

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Letters between Stanley Kubrick and Anthony Burgess document conversation about short story that would become Kubrick’s final film “Eyes Wide Shut” more than 30 years later.