Buster Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966), “The Great Stone Face”

A man famous for directing and acting in silent films, his deadpan expression, physical comedy, and, featured above, his stunt performance.  This man did all his own stunts, and they are amazing.

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Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
I am large, I contain multitudes.
Walt Whitman (via awelltraveledwoman)

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ways to look like a right Charlie in West London no. 1: run the last half mile of a run in one’s socks after trainers leave bloody horrible blisters

Problem solved: out with the old, in with the new.

New Alt-J album, website copy editing, and squash. Today will be a Good Day.

Maxine Peake as Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre (2014)

Maxine Peake as Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre (2014)

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LITTLE THINGS bkatherinewirick

The 2006 interview can be heard here.

Additional research from Jane Leavy’s Sandy Koufax: A Lefty’s Legacy (HarperCollins, 2002).

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John Oliver’s episode of Last Week Tonight about the Scottish Independence vote.

So fucking awesome. All of it accurate, and also very very funny.

Here is a link for people struggling to get the video to work in the UK. It’s hilariously accurate.

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