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"Tired of shit not killing me & only making me stronger"



Nøkken - Theodor Kittelsen

The nøkk/näck (water spirit) occurs in scandinavian folklore as a creature that lurks in the marsh waiting for prey. It dons the form of a beautiful woman who plays heavenly melodies on its violin to enchant its target. The gorgeous songs it plays are irrestistible and forces humans to descend into the marsh to their doom.

Musicians are able to approach the nøkk and if so done correctly, they can learn its songs which will make trees dance and cause waterfalls to stop so they can listen.

(Source: drethofdreadthorne, via claude-os--aperi-oculos)


so there was this rumor on a vinyl forum that the sleater-kinney box set would come with a 7” of new music, and today twitter basically confirmed it.

we did it, you guys. it’s real. it’s happening.

1/20/15 GET PUMPED

edit: stereogum is on it tho i scooped ‘em by a few :)

edit 2: there’s cover art for a new album (?!) called “no cities to love” and the name of the 7” song is “bury our friends”

edit 3: here’s a 10 sec clip of “bury our friends”

edit 4: 6th photo is from an instagram user whose vinyls shipped early (hit the jackpot i guess).

edit 5: 7th photo is from a record store in atlanta who got this teaser flyer for the new record. you might recognize that I-5 exit…

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Please Like Me | Season 2

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Höstdagr - XI
© Heathen Harnow - please do not remove credit

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Abductee, David Huggins

"Ancient moon priestesses were called virgins. ‘Virgin’ meant not married, not belonging to a man - a woman who was ‘one-in-herself’. The very word derives from a Latin root meaning strength, force, skill; and was later applied to men: virle. Ishtar, Diana, Astarte, Isis were all all called virgin, which did not refer to sexual chastity, but sexual independence. And all great culture heroes of the past, mythic or historic, were said to be born of virgin mothers: Marduk, Gilgamesh, Buddha, Osiris, Dionysus, Genghis Khan, Jesus - they were all affirmed as sons of the Great Mother, of the Original One, their worldly power deriving from her. When the Hebrews used the word, and in the original Aramaic, it meant ‘maiden’ or ‘young woman’, with no connotations to sexual chastity. But later Christian translators could not conceive of the ‘Virgin Mary’ as a woman of independent sexuality, needless to say; they distorted the meaning into sexually pure, chaste, never touched."

Monica Sjoo, The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth  (via thewaking)

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Carrie Brownstein in Transparent


Hyper-realistic Origami, Ariel DeAndrea

"My happiest hours are those in which I think nothing, want nothing, when I do not even dream, but lose myself in some spurious vegetable torpor, moss growing on the surface of life. Without a trace of bitterness I savour my absurd awareness of being nothing, a mere foretaste of death and extinction."

Fernando Pessoa (via blackestdespondency)

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Anonymous asked:
What is the word for blissfully watching people and wondering about their lives or troubles?


The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows defined the word sonder as the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own— populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness.

Sonder is an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.”

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Before Pussy Riot’s famous protest and unjust imprisonment brought to light Russia’s corrupt, incestuous relationship of church and state, Pussy Riot’s older cousin, radical art troupe Voina staged a simple Cop in a Priest’s Cassock intervention that would lampoon “the impunity enjoyed by priests and cops in today’s Russia.”

Dressed in a cop uniform/Orthodox priest’s cassock, donning a giant shiny cross and a police cap, the “Mentopop” and his posse “robbed” a high-class supermarket in Moscow, carrying out five bags of ”delicatessen and elite alcohol,” brazen like a boss. No one seemed to mind because in Russian society the police and the Church seem to have impunity. 

Known for their highly theatrical stunts and treatises, Voina’s motivation isn’t always 100% clear, but this particular image is razor sharp.

Meet the hybrid face of corruption!