Look at your children See their faces in golden rays Don't kid yourself they belong to you They're the start of a coming race The earth is a bitch We've finished our news Homo Sapiens have outgrown their use All the strangers came today And it looks as though they're here to stay Oh You … Continue reading Legend
INT. PEDIATRICIAN'S OFFICE - AN HOUR LATER Buddy sits on the examining table as Walter watches. PROP NOTE: Del Close's skull sits on a shelf in the B.G. Buddy reaches into a jar of cotton balls and starts eating them quickly one at a time. Like cotton candy nuggets. WALTER Don't eat those. Buddy goes … Continue reading Happy Holidays, everyone!
I am beginning to understand the true difference between youth and age. Young people have time to make plans and think of new ideas. Older people need their whole energy to keep up with what's already been set in motion. From Michael Cunningham's A Home at the End of the World
Traveler, there is no path The path is made by walking. Excerpt from Border of a Dream: Selected Poems by Antonio Machado. More here.
A little self-promotion here but if any of you are in the LA area, my film is premiering at Outfest on July 18th. It's my feature directorial debut. It's been a whirlwind directing a feature AND managing things here at theOffice. Luckily, Emily, our blogger-extraordinaire has kept the creativity flowing. You can scroll back through the blog to check … Continue reading TIGER ORANGE
Just a quick update on the fellowship. We have received your submissions. Close to 100 of them. We've got a lot of reading to do! Thanks to all of you for submitting and for spreading the word. Myself, Emily and our amazing judges will be poring through each and every entry and choosing one lucky … Continue reading Reading Your Submissions
It’s that time of year again... We’re beyond excited to announce that we are once again offering a FREE 6-MONTH FELLOWSHIP to theOffice. theOffice is a quiet, communal workspace in Brentwood, CA right across from the Country Mart. Our members get free coffee & tea, wifi, Aeron chairs and peace of mind, all in the … Continue reading CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: 2014 Fellowship to theOffice
A simple idea that can be so hard to live by. Author/neuroscientist (and former member of theOffice) Sam Harris breaks it down for us. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3JzcCviNDk
HENRY: I know it's him. Billy, Billy, Billy, the name keeps dropping, each time without significance, but it can't help itself. Hapless as a secret in a computer. Blip, blip. Billy, Billy. Talk to me. I'm sorry about the bedroom. ANNIE: You should have put everything back. Everything would be the way it was. HENRY: … Continue reading QOTD
Why one writes is a question I can answer easily, having so often asked it of myself. I believe one writes because one has to create a world in which one can live. I could not live in any of the worlds offered to me — the world of my parents, the world of war, … Continue reading QOTD