Authors on Doors

Six Bits of Wisdom

  • “Men shut their doors against a setting sun.”  -William Shakespeare-
  • “When you follow your bliss…doors will open where you would not thought there would be doors; and where there wouldn’t be a door for anyone else.”  -Joseph Campbell-
  • “There are things known and there are things unkown, and in between are the doors of perception.” -Aldous Huxley-
Mason Temple #1 (N1V2-editx19.17)
“Mason Lodge”
  • “The more doors there are for you to open, the better the play.”  -Tom Stoppard-
  • “A very little key will open a very heavy door.”  -Charles Dickens-
  • “If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.”  -William Blake-

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Blues at Your Door: The Mix Tape

1. “Back Door Man”–Howlin’ Wolf

2. “Don’t Answer the Door”–B.B. King

3. “Next Door Neighbor Blues”–Gary Clark

4. “Howlin’ at Your Door” –Fiona Boyes

5. “Don’t Turn Me From Your Door”– John Lee Hooker

Ivy and Iviry #4 (P7000-editj19.142)
“Ivy & Ivriy Club”

6. “Knockin’ at Your Door”–Bobby Rush

7. “Right Next Door”–Robert Cray

8. “The Hearse is Backed Up to the Door”–Lightnin’ Hopkins

9. “Backdoor Love Affair”–ZZ Top

10. “Back Door Man”–Willie Dixon

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Authors on Gambling

A Penny Worth of Wagering Wisdom

• “Here the nerves may stand on end and scream to themselves, but a tranquility as from heaven is only interrupted by the click of chips. The higher the stakes, the more quiet the scene.” -Stephen Crane-

• “This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn’t gambling, he’s cheating.” -Malcolm X-

• “The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavour upon the business known as gambling.” -Ambrose Bierce-

The Finish Line (P60-edit)
“The Finish”

• “The action is everything, more consuming than sex, more immediate than politics; more important always than the acquisition of money, which is never, for the gambler, the true point of the exercise.” -Joan Didion-

• “One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.” -Oscar Wilde-

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When the Clocks Strike 13

Movies with Interesting Uses of Time and Narrative

  • Pulp Fiction (1994)
  • Groundhog Day (1998)
  • Edge of Tomorrow (2014)
Memento Movie Cover
Memento (2000)
  • The Jacket (2005)
  • Clue (1985)
  • High Noon (1952)
  • Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Irreversible Movie Cover
Irreversible (2002)
  • 12 Monkeys (1995)
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
  • Tape (2001)
Run Lola Run Movie Cover
Run Lola Run (1998)

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Authors on Time

Time Well Spent

• “Time is the longest distance between two points.” -Tennessee Williams-

• “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” -Stephen King-

• “Punctuality is the thief of time.” -Oscar Wilde-

“Too Many Books…”

• “Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.” -Alice Walker-

• “Time moves in one direction, memory in another.” -William Gibson-

• “And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.” -Martin Amis-

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Authors on Relationships

Six Bits of Wisdom on Relationships

• “I measured love by the extent of my jealousy.” -Graham Greene-

• “Why did God make women so beautiful and man with such a loving heart?” -Walker Percy-

• “Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” -Sylvia Plath

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“The Start of Something”

• “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.” -Ernest Hemingway-

• “I know I am but summer to your heart, and not the full four seasons of the year.” -Edna St. Vincent Milay-

• “It’s no good pretending any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn’t even speak to each other if they met at a party.” -Nick Hornby-

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Relationships Gone Wrong: The Mix Tape

1. “My Good Gal”–Old Crow Medicine Show
2. “Delia’s Gone”–Johnny Cash
3. “Murder My Baby”–Cedell Davis
4. “Killing Him”–Amy LaVere
5. “Hey Joe”–Jimi Hendrix

Candy and Dagger #1 (D5300-editj23.08)
“Heart and Dagger”

6. “Sweet Blood Call” Louisiana Red
7. “Love & Mumbly Peg”–Samuel James
8. “Blood on the Bible”–Fat Man Squeeze
9. “’97 Bonnie & Clyde”–Tori Amos
10. “Pretty Little One” Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell

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Authors on Alcohol

Five Views of Drinking and Alcohol

  • “Civilization begins with distillation.” -William Faulkner-
  • “Good people drink good beer.” -Hunter S. Thompson-
  • “I’d rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy.” -Dorothy Parker-

Beer and Poetry (Optio-edit)
“Beer and Poetry”

  • “There is no bad whisky.  There are only some whiskeys that aren’t as good as others.” -Raymond Chandler-
  • “The light music of whisky falling into glasses made an agreeable interlude.” -James Joyce-

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