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alatusnurgator: I think I hate Sondheim in part because I resent him. And I think I resent him because of Sunday In The Park With George. Specifically the oft-quoted concept of “finishing the hat”. (now, his music still doesn’t really speak to me, and I get annoyed with Broadway’s obsession with him, so my… I saw it
I wish we said “fancy” in America. As in, “I fancy you.” It’s such a more agreeable term than “I have a crush on you.” What’s a crush? Like, I AM A BOA CONSTRICTOR AND I AM GOING TO IMMOBILIZE YOU WITH MY MISPLACED AND OBSESSIVE AFFECTION. “I fancy you” is like, you’re so shiny and glittery and I just want to put you on a shelf and look at you for a while ‘cause you’re fancy.
Speaking my soul....
Stephen Colbert: When I was trying to explain to my mother why I wanted to be a pundit, I read her the lyrics to "Finishing the Hat". You know, that is about an artist having to live with the loneliness of his art. That his art is his love and his life.
Stephen Sondheim: I'm writing about what happens to everybody who writes or paints or composes. How you get completely lost in what you're doing and the world disappears. And you often sacrifice aspects of your life and you just forget everything except finishing the hat.
Pete Campbell, you astound me. Every time I think...
i reall just wanna look Pete in the eye and ….
So proud of myself
finally figured out how to put GIFs in comments on tumblr no big deal
barrymanilowswinternightmare: beesinmypants: tardiscrash: othetasigmao: sithholocron: Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Professor X) asks us about the letter B. Because I need this on my blog Best thing. Perfect PATRICK FOR FUCKS SAKE the man made feel things about B