Saturday, September 18, 2010

Yeti Pints, 127 Hours with James Franco, Haruki Murakami


1. Woodland Yeti Pint Glasses. Lovelovelove these. And how can you resist buying stuff from a place called neatoshop?

2. Provocative Fall Movies. Black Swan seems like it may have creepy, rain-meets-asphalt-smelling, grayish goodness potential. And 127 Hours is that true story about the outdoorsyguy who cut off his own arm to survive (ack!) That one stars puzzley actor James Franco, who always leaves me thinking "whatthewhaaa?" He's been in lots of superbigtime movies, but also has a recurring role on General Hospital ("whatthewhaaa?") Playing a character named, um, Franco ("whatthewhatthewha?")...

3. Bookish Haruki Muraka Quotes.

"She reads with great concentration. Her eyes rarely move from the pages of her book — a thick hardback. A bookstore wrapper hides the title from us. Judging from her intent expression, the book might contain a challenging subject matter. Far from skimming, she seems to be biting off and chewing it one line at a time."
—After Dark

With my eyes closed, I would touch a familiar book and draw its fragrance deep inside me. This was enough to make me happy.
— Norwegian Wood

*Bookish photos via Rosie Hardy.