A weekly series that explores a featured theme by pairing classic quotations with urgent images. What recent news items inspired these textual/visual sets? Leave your guesses in the comments, and check back next Wednesday for the answers.
“Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together”
(with finality). Crritic!
—Samuel Beckett (Waiting for Godot)
“The simplicity of your character makes you exquisitely incomprehensible to me.”
—Oscar Wilde (The Importnace of Being Earnest)
“Writers have no real area of expertise. They are merely generalists with a highly inflamed sense of punctuation.”
“Strange how potent cheap music is.”
Do you see the connections? Write your guesses in the comments — and feel free to leave your own "uncomebackable" quotes — and check in next Wednesday to find the headlines that inspired these pairings.
Images: InTouch Weekly, The Daily Beast, Slate, Facebook, Gawker
Answers to last week's installment:
- Einstein on the Beach (TimeOut New York)
- "Bob Dylan: Slavery's Legacy 'Holds Back' America" (Newser)
- "New Breed of Robotics Aims to Help People Walk Again" (NYTimes)
- "Pat Boone and Sheriff Joe’s Arizona ‘Birther’ Party Scrapped" (ABC News)
- "Most Offensive Protest Sign Ever Prompts Rahm Emanuel To Clarify He Doesn't Like Nickelback" (Slate)