Philosophy of thought

Ernest Hemingway, just prior to the Battle of Teruel during the Spanish Civil War, 1937 by Robert Capa. [968x723]

gigantic by recombiner

Summer Skyline - Portland, Oregon.  

Betty Blythe in The Queen of Sheba, a 1921 silent film now considered lost. 1921 [1184x1500]
A Radically Condensed History of Postindustrial Life :: A short story by David Foster Wallace


When they were introduced, he made a witticism, hoping to be liked. She laughed very hard, hoping to be liked. Then each drove home alone, staring straight ahead, with the very same twist to their faces.

The man who’d introduced them didn’t much like either of them, though he acted as if he did, anxious as he was to preserve good relations at all times. One never knew, after all, now did one now did one now did one.

[appears in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men]


A policeman judges an ankle competition at Hounslow, London 1930 [1044x816]