today i scratched the face of my new phone by dragging it across a marble countertop. time to get a case, or nah? via soceity6.
joyce carol oates, hanya yanagihara, nell freudenberger and other smart women tell me what they’re reading this summer. via harpersbazaar.com.
maybe, like me, you got worried that rap was losing its edge when you saw dre on the cover of AARP “fearless @50+.” or maybe you got worried when you read that lil wayne had to ask his daughter “what the hell is ‘on fleek’?” (although that’s a really good question.) luckily lil wayne still has a little spark. on his lawsuit worries: “it’s nothing that a good blunt can’t cure.” on his plans for the future: “i might give y’all three new kids from four different women. you know how I do it.” phew. seriously.
“it was the united states of america in the cold late spring of 1967, and the market was steady and the gnp high and a great many articulate people seemed to have a sense of high social purpose and it might have been a spring of brave hopes and national promise, but it was not, and more people had the uneasy apprehension that it was not.”—slouching towards bethelhem
image via @joanaavillez
from the new yorker.
bottega veneta spring/summer 14 ads shot by south african photographer pieter hugo. i didn’t realize new jersey could look like this.