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reasonsmysoniscrying:

"He didn’t want Daddy using newspaper to start the BBQ: ‘It’s not for fire, it’s for reading!’"Submitted By: Amanda T.Location: Ontario, Canada

reasonsmysoniscrying:

"He didn’t want Daddy using newspaper to start the BBQ: ‘It’s not for fire, it’s for reading!’"
Submitted By: Amanda T.
Location: Ontario, Canada

A woman from the audience asks: ‘Why were there so few women among the Beat writers?’ and [Gregory] Corso, suddenly utterly serious, leans forward and says: “There were women, they were there, I knew them, their families put them in institutions, they were given electric shock. In the ’50s if you were male you could be a rebel, but if you were female your families had you locked up.

Stephen Scobie, on the Naropa Institute’s 1994 tribute to Allen Ginsberg (via fuckyeahbeatniks) (via talkwordytome)

(via igiveup)

"Palestine doesn’t exist."

igiveup:

Nation-states are weird things. I often hear people argue that “Palestine isn’t even a country,” or that “it has never even existed,” as though the civilians in the region of the world commonly referred to as Palestine do not exist either. As if one’s existence is only valid when associated a national identity. 

vivre-sa-vie-bellavie:

A Love: Bob Marley

Just saw the rocdoc Marley. Learned a great deal about him I didn’t know. It’s well done and I’d recommend it to anyone-fan of his or not.

vivre-sa-vie-bellavie:

A Love: Bob Marley

Just saw the rocdoc Marley. Learned a great deal about him I didn’t know. It’s well done and I’d recommend it to anyone-fan of his or not.