CLMR
between the desire and the spasm
A. INTJ. companionably reclusive and socially unacceptable; inescapably imperious but emotionally absent; chronically craving and unremittingly remote; and vicariously versed in all manner of vice.



Frida Kahlo in the Casa Azul, anonymous photographer, 1930. © Frida Kahlo Museum
Frida Kahlo in the Casa Azul, anonymous photographer, 1930. © Frida Kahlo Museum

She was at once so resolute and so dreamy, so sensual and so intelligent. She also was intensely private. What she knew best was how it felt to be alone, unique, isolated. She was lacking in the sense of a solid communal life; What bound people together escaped her. What separated them was an object of wonder, delight and despair. She seemed as detached from herself as from everyone else.
— Stephen Spender, on Virginia Woolf (via violentwavesofemotion) —




gunsandposes:

A happy people’s birthday to comrade Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883)
(New York Public Library)

gunsandposes:

A happy people’s birthday to comrade Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883)

(New York Public Library)



Alan Turing with two colleagues at the Ferranti Mark I computer (1951)

Alan Turing with two colleagues at the Ferranti Mark I computer (1951)




"I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse, I detest audiences. I think they’re a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law."
- Glenn Gould (September 25, 1932 – October 4, 1982)

"I detest audiences - not in their individual components, but en masse, I detest audiences. I think they’re a force of evil. It seems to me rule of mob law."

- Glenn Gould (September 25, 1932 – October 4, 1982)


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