"Smells like piss"
Tulsa Slut by Edward Ruscha
It’s almost intoxicating how easy it is to put all 23 minutes of Perfect Pussy's debut album on repeat.
Quick test shots around my house. Testing the quality of my new Canon 7d.
I do not have
I do not have
right off the bat.
I am not
the type of person that shows
right when needed.
I am the person
that ponders on that moment you thought
I forgot about.
You thought I wasn’t excited
but when I went home
I thought about what it meant.
to make every moment
and when it’s not I throw it away.
You may not know what I’ve done
with each moment
But I do.
What does that mean
This fantastic and moving tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman by Caleb Slain features over 40 of Hoffman’s films.
At 17:22 the video uses a clip from a 2010 interview with Ross Reynolds of NPR affiliate KUOW in which Hoffman says:
People need each other and that actual interaction or relationship or friendship or romantic love affair, all the different ways relationships take form—is one of the hardest things we do in our lives. It’s one of the biggest risks we’ll take in our lives… If you say ‘yes’ to someone, ‘I will,’ [you] are also saying, ‘I will be hurt by you.’ Because you can’t have relationships if you’re not willing to be disappointed and hurt by that person. It’s almost impossible. And you have to be able to enter the world and realize that the richness of life is all the good and joy and thrill of it, but also all the disappointment, hurt, and heartache of it—and that all of that is what’s great.
Hoffman spoke to Terry in 1999 and 2008. We play parts of both interviews in our tribute to him.
*Quote transcribed as it was said in the interview, not as in the tribute
This is wonderful and heartbreaking. I was just on the phone with my mom talking about PSH. Even before the recent tragedies and coincidental death that correlates with someone close to me, PSH infiltrated my life and pulled at my heart strings with his beautiful performances. Since I was a child I always noticed how this pale redheaded man stood out in every scene that he was in. It was hard to ignore. I understand it might seem tacky to feel so much for a celebrity but it wasn’t worship for me. I knew nothing about him. I didn’t even know he had a dependency issue. To say I will miss him is a massive understatement.