Federal Judge Rules Texas Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional


I don’t know what it means to be “happy”… Pleasure is not happiness. Because I kill pleasure – you know what I mean? I take too much of it, and therefore I make it non-pleasurable – like too much coffee, and you’re miserable. And I do that to pleasure often … there’s no pleasure that I haven’t actually made myself sick of.

The late Philip Seymour Hoffman on happiness, in conversation with philosopher Simon Critchley at the Rubin Museum in 2012. Complement with 7 excellent reads that attempt to shed light on the mysterious art-science of happiness.

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Another one to keep you toasty: California Sunrise, by Dirty Gold

I’ve been sleeping far too long hibernating from your love
I need some summer sun to come and wake me up
Let me sink you’re hell to swim
Where our love ends my end begins
California sunrise come on and wake me up

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An oldie, but a goodie from 2004: Sunworshiper, by Mylo

I found myself in Eureka, California.

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

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Happy Birthday to Simone Schmidt. One of my absolute favourite songwriters. I can’t begin to explain the impact her music has had on me.

One Hundred Dollars - No Good Way To Stay

Exactly what you said.


huge #DC #UX farewell for @maggiesmeats! / cc @designporvida


huge #DC #UX farewell for @maggiesmeats! / cc @designporvida

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. comes to Baltimore



(Paul H. Hutchins, Baltimore Sun photo, Oct. 31, 1964)

Baltimore honors the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. today, mostly through the 14th annual parade being held in his honor. But Baltimore has a history of honoring the slain civil rights leader — one that goes at least as far back as 1964, when King, who had recently been announced as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, came to Baltimore as part of a get-out-the-vote drive.

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I can’t help it. It’s on repeat.