Fiction is different than life, because in life there is no order or meaning, while a story must have both. Art is really about giving meaning to that chaos we call reality. Although I have not myself experienced a terror attack, a few years ago it was happening a lot around me, and it did affect my everyday life and feelings. But sudden, brutal deaths are actually around all of us, anywhere, anytime—not just in Israel.
Israeli comics artist and author Rutu Modan (via gracebello)
A flock of eagles descended on the Safeway parking lot last week, prompting police intervention.
Public Safety Director Jamie Sunderland says several people called in short succession on Thursday afternoon to report the melee.
Sunderland: “One of our officers went over there and there were 40 eagles sitting on, in and around several vehicles in the area.”
Sunderland says the eagles were feasting on garbage bags of fish product in the bed of a pickup truck.
More: “Police Break Up Eagle Party at Safeway”
This is terrifying.
Pretty sure I’ve had this nightmare…
They say a picture is worth a thousand fake band names.
I don’t know why I think this is awesome, but I do. I just have ducks & bats.
The question I really want to ask is about how tough you are – about how much leverage you really have,” Warren said. “Tell me a little bit about the last few times you’ve taken the biggest financial institutions on Wall Street all the way to trial. … Anybody?
Senator Elizabeth Warren asked, pursing her lips and raising her eyebrows above her glasses.
Warren grills regulators, ending quiet first month in office - The Boston Globe (via brooklynmutt)