Notes on a Blah Oscar Show
David Denby on Sunday night’s ceremony: http://nyr.kr/1luMZuJ
“Why do we do it? Why do we go on about the Academy Awards for so long? Oscar night should have taken place five weeks ago—before the Olympics—when people still cared a little bit and the entire thing didn’t feel like a hugely pointless anticlimax.”
Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty
You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.
kayteebee39 asked: Any favorite Swedish words?
the nervous feeling before undertaking a journey;
a travel bug; to be excited and jittery before travelling;
the restless race of the traveller’s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together
Less than a week to go. Prepping for Göttingen.