stepett said: Hey Johh, is there anything new coming down the pipeline soon for the Mountain Goats? I'm so excited for your book and I'm itching for some new songs to grace my eardrums.
2014 I am focusing on the book. Trust, however, that I am always writing songs.
Foreign lands never yield their secrets to a traveller. The best they offer are tantalising snippets, just enough to inflame the imagination. The secrets they do reveal are your own - the ones you have kept from yourself. And this is reason enough to travel, to leave home.Graeme Sparkes (via thatkindofwoman)
Nothing is more frightening than a fear you cannot name.Cornelia Funke (via jaded-mandarin)
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One never finishes learning about art. There are always new things to discover. Great works of art seem to look different every time one stands before them. They seem to be as inexhaustible and unpredictable as real human beings.E. H. Gombrich, The Story of Art (via ashleeeeeeey)
Despite its exciting origins at the hands of terrified and superstitious French cave dwellers, and despite the fact that most artists are completely wackadoo, art history is pretty boring, not to mention long. We at Dark Rye can’t do much about the length, but we’d like to help take care of the boredom. Join us on this enlightening journey through the many ages of art, minus a couple of the duller ones like Mannerism and Neoclassicism. When you’re done, maybe you’ll swap out your old college Starry Night poster for something a little less clichéd…