“Tell me," I said at last, "why does he want to die? He must want to die, he’s killing himself, why does he want to die?"
He looked at me in surprise. He licked his lips. “He don’t want to die. He wants to live. Don’t nobody want to die, ever.”—Sonny’s Blues by James Baldwin
“In an all-boys school, it was fun to dye my hair pink, and if someone tried to beat me up, instead of fighting back I’d say ‘If you come any closer, I’m gonna give you a kiss.’”—Patrick Wolf (via holyshitpatrickwolf)
Cut Magazine has an interview with Hayao Miyazaki where the venerable animator confesses that if their upcoming Arietty the Borrower doesn’t do well in the box office, plans are already in place to shut down Studio Ghibli.