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Best of 2011 (Movies)

Following up on the music post, here are my favorite films of 2011.

Tree of Life
Hugo
Drive
Martha Marcy May Marlene
The Artist

Honorable Mention - Super 8 (for just a fun movie going experience)

Best of 2011 (Music)

I wrote this list months ago and I never posted it and I want to throw the paper it’s written on away. So here is/was my favorite albums from last year:

The Antlers - Burst Apart
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Yuck - Yuck
M83 - Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
Washed Out - Within and Without
Feist - Metals
Wye Oak - Civilian
Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation
Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital
Dum Dum Girls - Only In Dreams/He Gets Me High

Honorable mentions: Cymbals Eat Guitars, Alela Diane, The Weekend

pitchfork:

Jack White’s debut solo album, Blunderbuss, is out April 24. Listen to the first single here.

Great new song.

pitchfork:

Jack White’s debut solo album, Blunderbuss, is out April 24. Listen to the first single here.

Great new song.

Then Brás woke up and realized that, when you turn a corner, that future you have written and wished for is not always there waiting for you. In fact, it usually isn’t at all what you expected…
Around the corner there is just another big question mark.
It’s called life.
– Daytripper

I think as adults we get better and better at making excuses that keep us from having the kind of fun and adventures we had as kids.

By the time the Park found its current resting place, every single one of the children had fallen asleep, and the Park was a mosaic of their dreams.
– The Sixth Burrow (Safran Foer)

Dallas Clayton: UNFAMILIAR PLACES START TODAYIf you didn’t fall asleep on the black...

dallasclayton:

UNFAMILIAR PLACES START TODAY

If you didn’t fall asleep on the black sand beach
or wrapped in a field of daisies
in the cold mist on top of a mountain
or singing songs in the back of a beat up car
not knowing the driver’s last name
or the exact destination-

If you didn’t fall…

(via dallasclayton-deactivated201304)

What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re done reading it, you wish the author was a friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.
– Holden Caufield, The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger)

Best of 2011 (Movies)

Following up on the music post, here are my favorite films of 2011.

Tree of Life
Hugo
Drive
Martha Marcy May Marlene
The Artist

Honorable Mention - Super 8 (for just a fun movie going experience)

Best of 2011 (Music)

I wrote this list months ago and I never posted it and I want to throw the paper it’s written on away. So here is/was my favorite albums from last year:

The Antlers - Burst Apart
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Yuck - Yuck
M83 - Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
Washed Out - Within and Without
Feist - Metals
Wye Oak - Civilian
Youth Lagoon - The Year of Hibernation
Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital
Dum Dum Girls - Only In Dreams/He Gets Me High

Honorable mentions: Cymbals Eat Guitars, Alela Diane, The Weekend

pitchfork:

Jack White’s debut solo album, Blunderbuss, is out April 24. Listen to the first single here.

Great new song.

pitchfork:

Jack White’s debut solo album, Blunderbuss, is out April 24. Listen to the first single here.

Great new song.

Then Brás woke up and realized that, when you turn a corner, that future you have written and wished for is not always there waiting for you. In fact, it usually isn’t at all what you expected…
Around the corner there is just another big question mark.
It’s called life.
– Daytripper

I think as adults we get better and better at making excuses that keep us from having the kind of fun and adventures we had as kids.

By the time the Park found its current resting place, every single one of the children had fallen asleep, and the Park was a mosaic of their dreams.
– The Sixth Burrow (Safran Foer)

Dallas Clayton: UNFAMILIAR PLACES START TODAYIf you didn’t fall asleep on the black...

dallasclayton:

UNFAMILIAR PLACES START TODAY

If you didn’t fall asleep on the black sand beach
or wrapped in a field of daisies
in the cold mist on top of a mountain
or singing songs in the back of a beat up car
not knowing the driver’s last name
or the exact destination-

If you didn’t fall…

(via dallasclayton-deactivated201304)

What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re done reading it, you wish the author was a friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.
– Holden Caufield, The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger)
Best of 2011 (Movies)
Best of 2011 (Music)
EXERCISE FOR THE DAY : Every time you check your cell phone in public you should also smile and say hello to a stranger.
"Then Brás woke up and realized that, when you turn a corner, that future you have written and wished for is not always there waiting for you. In fact, it usually isn’t at all what you expected…
Around the corner there is just another big question mark.
It’s called life."
The more time you spend fighting with people who don’t matter to you, the less time you spend laughing with those who do.
"By the time the Park found its current resting place, every single one of the children had fallen asleep, and the Park was a mosaic of their dreams."
"What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re done reading it, you wish the author was a friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it."

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