"The internet isn’t really capable of a measured response. Once you’re on the front page of the internet, it doesn’t matter if you’re getting scorn or praise — you’ll almost certainly get more than you deserve."
On an old-but-gold episode of the excellent TLDR podcast, WNYC’s Alex Goldman drops some timeless wisdom on the nature of the web.explore-blog)
"It’s that thing when you’re with someone and you love them and they know it, and they love you and you know it. But it’s a party! And you’re both talking to other people and you’re laughing and shining and you look across the room and catch each other’s eyes. But…but not because you’re possessive or it’s precisely sexual but because that is your person in this life. And it’s funny and sad but only because this life will end. And it’s this secret world that exists right there ib public unnoticed that no one knows about. It’s sort of like how they say that other dimensions exist all around us, but we don’t have the ability to perceive them. That’s what I want out of a relationship or just life, I guess.""
"Read, read, read, read, read. Read everything. You can’t work unless you know the world, and outside of living in the world the best way to learn about the world is to read about it."