"Small talk makes me feel the way I do when a mosquito is buzzing around my head — irritated — and then finally unable to get any relief I just slaughter the damn thing. I slaughter the moment by saying something real."
bell hooks, “Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life” (via et—cetera)
White person: dont you just love the hudson river.
me: you know they used to sell slaves on this shit. drowned a couple.
white person: 0_o