A brand offers a feeling of reassurance when its products are always and everywhere the same.
― Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
Always remember that during Comic-Con you’re in a real-life American city, not a magical land accessible via closet, train or bathroom mirror. You can get mugged; you can get beat up; you can get hit by a bottle. Accidents happen every show…
– Tom Spurgeon
Have a fun and safe convention.
Bele: Are you blind, Commander Spock? Well, look at me. Look at me!
Captain James T. Kirk: You are black on one side and white on the other.
Bele: I am black on the right side!
Captain James T. Kirk: I fail to see the significant difference.
Bele: Lokai is white on the right side. All of his people are white on the right side.
– Star Trek: Let That Be Your Last Battlefield (watch the clip)
They can keep their heaven. When I die, I’d sooner go to middle Earth.
– George R.R. Martin
It seems to me that the time for subtlety, in our American life, has passed. Do we look for subtlety in news media nowadays? In pop music? In fashion? In TV, movies? Even in visual art, is subtlety what we seek out and richly reward? Do we seek delicate phraseology in politics or other forms of public life?
We do not.
– Lydia Millet
In me, by myself, without human relationship, there are no visible lies. The limited circle is pure.
– Franz Kafka
Toned gelatin silver print.
Art is never chaste. It ought to be forbidden to ignorant innocents, never allowed into contact with those not sufficiently prepared. Yes, art is dangerous. Where it is chaste, it is not art.
– Pablo Picasso