“Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing, and don’t care if they like it.”—Tina Fey
Tina Fey I love you. You single handedly made it less of a leprosy to be a prudish binge eating geek who's idea of partying is going to museums. If I ever meet you I will cry like a tween getting sprayed by Justin Bieber's sweat.
It’s easier to wave your freak flag when you’ve got a team.
“I think there was, for a long time in the movie business, a period of — when a woman was attractive and marriageable or f—-able, that was it. And then they didn’t know what to do with you until you were the lioness in winter, until you were 70 and then it was okay to do Driving Miss Daisy.”—Meryl Streep, on the roles actresses are offered in their 40s and 50s. (via nprfreshair)
“…this is something - this is my daily mantra - sometimes minute by minute mantra, which is love yourself. Learn to love yourself. And stay in this moment. This moment right here is where your power is. If you drift into the past or into the future, you lose your power and your ability to love yourself. So this moment right now, be kind and love yourself.”—
Cleaning out my bag found recent receipts from Cabot, AR (Sonic cherry Limeade); Nashville, TN (health food store & Mexican food); New Bedford, MA (therapy & acupuncture); Cambridge, MA (beer) Brooklyn, NY (bagels).
“It is an impressively arrogant move to conclude that just because you don’t like something, it is empirically not good. I don’t like Chinese food, but I don’t write articles trying to prove it doesn’t exist.”—Tina Fey, Bossypants (via thesearepeopleyouknow)
“Being a vegetarian in Nebraska is like being a Republican in Brooklyn — less of an outcast than a novelty,” said David Rosen, who became a vegetarian as a teenager in Omaha and is now a writer in Brooklyn. “Except that you don’t have to prepare special meals for Republicans.”
I’m in Arkansas right now, subsisting off of potato products and cheese when eating at restaurants.