I’m no longer watching television in which middle-aged men figure out how to be men. I’d rather watch shows about teenaged girls figuring out what it means to be a monster.
By interview with Kelly Link (via kateoplis)
“In 1981 I happened to see Joe Strummer – he was the singer for the punk rock band The Clash – on the tube. I saw him sitting on the other side of the seat, but I thought he was too private – he might get too angry – but I was trying to be brave, I went up to him and asked him ‘may I take a picture of you.’ he smiled and said ‘yes’, and I clicked several shots. Just before he got off the train he said to me, ‘You should take photos of whatever you want. That’s punk.’ ” Herbie Yamaguchi
This is devastating, and pointless, and I don’t know what. The worst part is how many people will dismiss his death because it was due to heroin. As if the fact that he was addicted to a drug will negate the loss.