Joe Valdez

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"She looks like Falcor, the dog from The Neverending Story, doesn't she? She is a bichon frise/ poodle/ Maltese mix, according to the vet. She is the energy in every situation we're in together, and people react in almost always positive ways. She deflects negative stuff coming toward me and I see people's faces light up at how animatronic she looks, like she could start talking." 21 hours, 2 min ago

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"The cobbles of the town poured in a river of gleaming moon-silver stone down the hills, past green parks and little shops and the place where the coffin maker tapped and made the clock sounds of death-watch beetles all day and night, forever in the life of these people. Up along the slide and rush of moonlight, on the stones, her skirt whispering of her need, Filomena hurried with Felipe breathless at her side." Sep 22, 2019 08:06PM

Edith Wharton
“There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there’s only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have a fairly good time.”
Edith Wharton, Ethan Frome and Other Short Fiction

Jen Kirkman
“I have a stand-up routine I do about masturbation and the unwanted thoughts that go through women's heads when they put their hands under their sheets. I need a story to think about. I need a fantasy that makes sense. I can't just finger myself and picture Johnny Depp's face. It needs a sense of realism, like how did I meet Johnny Depp? He lives in France. I don't have a work visa. Besides, he has children and I've made it quite clear that I don't want to be a mom and I don't want to be stepmom either.”
Jen Kirkman, I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids

Tom Waits
“The studio is torn down, all the people who played on it are dead, the instruments have been sold off. But you are listening to a moment that happened in time sixty years ago and you are hearing it just as sharp as when it was made. That remains an amazing thing to me.”
Tom Waits

Lady Gaga
“When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time. ”
Lady Gaga

Mindy Kaling
“Writing, at its heart, is a solitary pursuit, designed to make people depressoids, drug addicts, misanthropes, and antisocial weirdos.”
Mindy Kaling, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

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