1. INTERVIEWER

    What was it about Dick’s work that caught your attention?

    LE GUIN

    Partly it was that he and I had similar interests in certain things, such as Taoism and the I Ching—after all we were both Berkeley kids of exactly the same generation. And then, his sci-fi novels were about ordinary, unexceptional, confused people, when so much sci-fi consisted of Campbellian or militaristic heroes and faceless multitudes. Mr. Tagomi, in The Man in the High Castle, was a revelation to me of what you could do with sci-fi if you really took it seriously as a novelist. Did you know we were in the same high school?

    INTERVIEWER

    You and Philip K. Dick? Really?

    LE GUIN

    Berkeley High, thirty-five hundred kids. Big, huge school. Nobody knew Phil Dick. I have not found one person from Berkeley High who knew him. He was the invisible classmate.

    INTERVIEWER

    That could almost be taken from one of his novels. So you didn’t know him at all?

    LE GUIN

    No! We got into correspondence as adults. But I never met him physically.

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    Ursula Le Guin, Paris Review interview. (via bowiesongs)

    Wow, I never knew…and I guess they never knew either.

     

  2. monsterman:

    I have a KLF tune stuck in my head …

    I have always had a KLF tune stuck in my head

    (via industrialbeat)

     

  3. Cat got your tone?

    (Source: instagram.com, via synthcats)

     

  4. ‘Sabotage’ by Beastie Boys
    This week, there could be only one choice #GBBO #BEASTIEBOYS

     

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  6. angelicwhovian:

    gwenst-acy:

    soft-and-brisk:

    Meanwhile in the UK….

    i don’t think you understand, i was literally so angry at this, iain was better at cooking than diana and she ruined it for him by taking the ice cream out the freezer WITHOUT TELLING HIM SHE HAD DONE IT. and now he’s out cos of that bitch, get out of my face. this was serious shit

    DIANA HAS LEFT THE BAKE OFF I REPEAT DIANA HAS LEFT THE BAKE OFF

    The GBBO fandom have reached next-level crisis point. The other fandoms (Supernatural, Sherlock, Doctor Who and Game Of Thrones are like “how adorable”).

     

  7. THE WORD ON THE STREET

     

  8. dabswithsimba:

    I will always Reblog

    (Source: dboybaker, via mistergandalf)

     

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  11. Ain’t no grave that can hold my body down

    (Source: mistgates, via ian1west1)

     

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  13. fargreencountryswiftsunrise:

    fallenwithstyle:

    deductionhunters:

    theskeletonsareafterme:

    zelamish:

    wunderbrot:

    the buugeng is a type of s-staff.

    to the best of my knowledge, it is used to engage in geometric visual warfare

    Accurate.

    GEOMETRIC VISUAL WARFARE.

    No but can you imagine how distracting and disconcerting it’d be to go up against someone with a weapon like that

    You wouldn’t know where the fuck to look and you’d only figure out which part to focus on when it’s buried in your gut

    A+ gif usage.

    (via ian1west1)

     


  14. You know what…I quite like this one.

     


  15. Who’s up next!

    Been gone too long.

     
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