spirits high, pulses low

“It’s not ‘clever lonely’ (like Morrissey) or ‘interesting lonely’ (like Radiohead); it’s ‘lonely lonely,’ like the way it feels when you’re being hugged by someone and it somehow makes you sadder."

—Klosterman, Chuck. Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

Beyoncé’s full performance at the 2014 VMA’s

“Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you."