stm5014 - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Interviewer: Are there any pneumonic devices that get you going once a deadline is upon you—sharpening pencils, music that you put on, a special place to sit?" Thompson: "Bestiality films." ]]> <![CDATA[As things stand now, I am going to be a writer. I’m not sure that I’m going to be a good one or even a self-supporting one, but until the dark thumb of fate presses me to the dust and says ‘you are nothing,’ I will be a writer.]]> <![CDATA[There is a progression of understanding vis-?-vis pro football that varies drastically with the factor of distance -- physical, emotional, intellectual and every other way. Which is exactly the way it should be, in the eyes of the amazingly small number of people who own and control the game, because it is this finely managed distance factor that accounts for the high-profit mystique that blew the sacred institution of baseball off its national pastime pedestal in less than fifteen years.]]>