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Horror Hipster Slut 15/08/03(Mon)23:53 No. 17455 [Reply] [Last 50 posts]

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Why are some people so infatuated with Lovecraft? He is probably the most overrated horror writer ever.

He is basically emulating Hindu mythology and name drops 40 000 different gods while building some pseudo-imaginative netherworld where everything boils down to madness and hurr nothing makes sense durr. Pretty much every neckbeards wet dream besides watching anime.

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Hipster Slut 23/11/09(Thu)22:23 No. 18410

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The biggest issue for me regarding American literature is that it has no originality or decisively unique features. I think this is due to the fact that American culture and American people are steeped in an unreleting tendency to grasp at novelty, and when you need ever-changing personality traits, you never crystallize a solid character. It's just a huge jumble, a contrived mindset that gives off this vibe of unrest and lack of peace and it is reflected in everything they do.

Hipster Slut 23/11/20(Mon)11:22 No. 18411

That's because millennials are infesting literature. Get rid of the millennials, and American culture blossoms overnight. No joke. The millennial cannot create, only imitate, at best.

Hipster Slut 23/12/08(Fri)16:18 No. 18416

Ever read Walt Whitman? Absolute garbage.

Hipster Slut 23/04/17(Mon)22:57 No. 18369 [Reply]

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Hipster Slut 23/05/21(Sun)01:49 No. 18377

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pic related: is me RN :)

Hipster Slut 23/07/02(Sun)21:41 No. 18386

Omg yes that was hilarious.
Could not believe it was that easy.
Life is fine now.

Hipster Slut 23/11/29(Wed)08:32 No. 18415

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notetaking reading a newbook Hipster Slut 23/11/25(Sat)17:25 No. 18412 [Reply]

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I like to shit post so what better way to motivate myself to read a book than reading it to shit post, this is amazing. Time to read.

our first book is going to be 《Arrest-proof yourself : an ex-cop reveals how easy it is for anyone to get arrested, how even a single arrest could ruin your life, what to do if the police get in your face》, recommended by an vet military officer

This is especially useful because how much of a shithole 4chan is. Going to read book and write down some note to share with you all, have any resources please do share.

Even if you aren't feeling threaten but DOJ essentially works just like that, FBI NSA collecting your informations charges can get drop on you in secret court next thing you know radar weapon system shot at you 24/7 sleep deprived tormented skin and body melting tooth gum burn bloated and bleeding from microwave burn, IQ went straight to below60 under infrasound disruption, memory reduced to nothing, can't focus can't keep your job, irritated by shots after shots of radar beams, or even get abused till you're disabie, all because we don't know how it works. We'd be meeting officers on the internet without knowing anything, stuff you wrote could get you in trouble for attitude, anonymous and freedom of speech aren't going to help.


A law enforcement doctrine called proactive policing has spread across the land. It calls for zero tolerance of petty offenses, including such things as jaywalking, loitering, and drinking a beer on the street. Proactive policing has reduced crime—no question—but to do so it requires huge numbers of arrests of petty offenders who in years past would never have seen the inside of a jail.

The volume of arrests has caused a boom in jail and court construction and the creation of a criminal justice system that employs hundreds of thousands and requires ever more arrests to justify its existence.

The near universal installation of computers in police cruisers, and their ability to access law enforcement databases instantly, allows police to make more arrests for what I call administrative crimes. People have worse manners than in the past. Whether this is due to less effective parenting, a decline in church attendance, increased use of drugs, disorder at public schools, or the pervasive influence of TV shows where everyone is “in your face” is a topic best left to the talk shows. All I know for a fact is that people don’t know how to behave. They act out in front of cops and get busted for being obnoxious.
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Hipster Slut 23/11/25(Sat)17:27 No. 18413

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A big chunk of system funding comes from defendants’ families. By and large this means women are paying thousands of dollars to get the men they love legal representation, reduced sentences, and freedom.

The system devours the investment capital of poor Americans and is one of the major reasons the poor stay poor. Elected officials love to describe how much money they pour into poor neighborhoods and community services. They never, ever, discuss how much is drained out by the criminal justice system. Ladies, the best way to keep your savings in the bank and your folding money in your purse is to keep your men away from cops and out of jail. So read on and prosper.

electronic plantation. This is the lifetime restriction on jobs and opportunities that derives from the instant accessibility of arrest information. Increasing use of background checks and widespread access to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), the federal government’s database of every arrest made in the United States and its territories, means that the record of your arrest follows you around for life. Even if your arrest record is expunged or sealed or adjudication is withheld or the charges were dismissed or you were acquitted at trial, the arrest record is permanent. Worse, it’s easily accessible. Because employers tend to regard an arrest as tantamount to a conviction, a single arrest can deny you job opportunities forever. The electronic plantation restricts them to a lifetime of low-wage work once they’re free. Their only hope is to avoid the system long enough to grow up, get educated, and get on with their lives.——This destroyed one of the greatest features of American life: the opportunity to get a second chance. In the age of paper records, once you paid your debt to society, you were done. An arrest should not be a life sentence, but it is.

***(Same thing with all types of charges, survallence acts too)

Increasing use of background checks and widespread access to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), record of your arrest follows you around for life. Even if your arrest record is expunged or sealed or adjudication is withheld or the charges were dismissed or you were acquitted at trial, the arrest record is permanent. Worse, it’s easily accessible. Because employers tend to regard an arrest as tantamount to a conviction, a single arrest can deny you job opportunities forever.

Arrest proofing is all about not attracting police scrutiny and about allaying suspicions when you are confronted by police.

REASONABLE SUSPICION. This means that police suspect that you are about to commit a crime. Reasonable suspicion is the standard that allows police to stop you on the street or pull over your car. PROBABLE CAUSE. This means that it is more likely than not that a crime has already been committed. Police require probable cause to make an arrest.

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Can't get no books for free Hipster Slut 20/12/27(Sun)17:05 No. 18144 [Reply]

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Sup guys. Probably the wrong place to ask, but you may have noticed how increasingly difficult has getting online books for free become up to this days, and I was wondering if there are some resurces I may be overlooking and you could share. Thanks in advance.

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Hipster Slut 23/04/03(Mon)12:49 No. 18362


These are the most excellent. You will not be disappointed. Replace "*" with "t"

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Hipster Slut 23/08/15(Tue)07:06 No. 18399

https://archive.org, perhaps?

Hipster Slut 19/01/06(Sun)15:47 No. 17926 [Reply]

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Hey guys, my english stage is B1 and i think reading books is best way to improve my english. Which book you offer for B1 niggas?

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Anywhere you can submit longer short stories? (6,000 words) Hipster Slut 18/05/31(Thu)04:25 No. 17878 [Reply]

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I'd like to try sharing my story with stories. I wrote the story for myself in a way, and I've sat on it for a year, and feel that I should try sharing it with others.

It seems like places want shorter word counts. Are there any outlets for this?

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Hipster Slut 23/01/23(Mon)14:20 No. 18346

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Thomas Hardy's best novels were serial publications at first. Just publish one section at a time

Joy Gaines 23/07/18(Tue)23:24 No. 18388

Greetings, everyone! I'm currently in a bit of a bind, as I have a math thesis due very soon. The time constraint is causing stress, and I'm seeking any advice or help that could make this process more efficient and less taxing. If you have any recommendations, tips, or resources to share, please lend me your wisdom. Thank you kindly!

A thread to discuss the works of tolkien Hipster Slut 23/08/15(Tue)07:09 No. 18400 [Reply]

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Must-reads Hipster Slut 18/05/21(Mon)04:31 No. 17877 [Reply]

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Where are the best places for an uncultured /lit/let to start?

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Marcel Proust Hipster Slut 22/12/23(Fri)17:19 No. 18329

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Has anyone read In Search of Lost Time and what did you think of it

Hipster Slut 23/01/23(Mon)14:12 No. 18342

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Right here!

Hipster Slut 23/05/24(Wed)04:22 No. 18378

I read the English translation by Terence Kilmartin. Loved parts of it. Got bored by
the long sequences about Marcel's justifications for his 'inversion'. Forever stuck in my mind is a little cupboard smelling of orris root.

(Artists and writers) For those that struggle to start Hipster Slut 23/07/29(Sat)11:27 No. 18394 [Reply]

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Dear friend,

First of all, I must say that I’ve been meaning to write to you for a long time. For years, actually. This letter has been in the making since I was a teenager. I'm about to enter the second quarter of my century, and I thought if I didn't do it now, I’d never do it.

I've been feeling very nostalgic lately. Every day I reflect on my life, especially on my art. You know I like to write. And I think about why I write. What is it that moves people to do anything?

I think it's love and pain. I believe that humans were made to escape pain and protect love. I say “protect” and not “seek” because love is inherent in human beings, contrary to what cynics might say. To be alive is to flow with love, and as proof of this I can show you the history of humanity: eras of pure misery, suffering that transcends generations, the worst of the worst. Would we consciously choose to continue an existence plagued with endless evils, if there wasn't a reason to do so? Don't you think we would have decided a long time ago to put an end to all evil forever, that is, to voluntarily extinguish ourselves, if we thought that was the most rational thing to do? What makes our small and insignificant species not choose to self-destruct is what makes it not so insignificant. It’s love for life that moves the world, my friend. It may be subconscious, it disguises itself, it changes shape, but it's there.

But when it comes to art, it doesn't matter what moves the world; an artist is an individual, and the human mind must be analyzed in terms of its uniqueness. What can move an artist who has never loved, or who has never felt pain? Where can his magic… his inspiration come from? Where is an artist's love born?

Art is sensory. We can see it in paintings, movies and novels; we smell and taste it in culinary works; we can touch it on the fabric of a dress; we hear it in orchestras and indie rock bands. But its inspiration is not sensory. It isn’t intellectual either: it doesn’t come from the body or the mind.

There's a book called The War of Art (by Steven Pressfield) that states that all callings of the soul, that is, vocations, come from a single source, a single metaphysical force, separated, but united to us, that indicates the path we must follow to reach happiness. There is a force that wants us to accomplish our mission. They are the angels, the muses, the “inspiration”, whatever you want to call it. When we do what we came to do in the world, we are accompanied by this force.

Hipster Slut 23/07/29(Sat)11:28 No. 18395

But there is an obstacle, as immaterial as its counterpart. There’s another force that haunts all people, all the time. It's almost undetectable, very hard to see. Pressfield calls it "Resistance". It's the force that tries to prevent us from fulfilling our mission. I'm sure this will be familiar to you, it certainly is to me.

Resistance fights against the divine. It’s an ally of abulia, depression and apathy. It’s a leech that feeds on suffering; it’s never satisfied and will never be. It has a colossal objective: to destroy love for life.

To me, Resistance feels like an endless list of priorities. Anything seems much more urgent than sitting down to write my ideas. There’s always something else to do, the time never seems right, my ideas have to wait to be written, they have to get in line. But what's strange is that when I get free time, I’m the one that goes out in search of something else. Leisure has to be avoided at all costs. Not even the idea of starting appears in my mind. And if it does, something inside me panics. Now’s the right time, inaudible voices whisper, if you don't do it now, you never will.

Then Resistance answers for me, without my noticing. It does so with my voice:

I have to watch that new anime that everyone is talking about.

I need cigarettes.

I have to go get a coffee with Miranda.

I have to get into a relationship.
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Hipster Slut 23/07/29(Sat)11:29 No. 18396

I cleared my schedule (that was never that busy), closed my bedroom door, put on my headphones and rested my fingers on the laptop keys. Muses are capricious; sometimes they play pranks, sometimes they test you. They are spontaneous, they like their orders to be followed immediately. Sometimes they abandon me when I'm alone with a blank document, patiently waiting for some indication, however precarious it may be.

They don't listen to threats. They don't care about your need to acquire capital to feed yourself, or ask about the status of your rent or bills. They only know that they won't let you be happy until you do what they say. They’re a little despotic in that respect. How inconsiderate... don't you think? Why couldn't they call me for a more lucrative and stable activity, like programming. There are people who have programming, medicine or law as vocation, good for them. My luck is that of a hostile and difficult to secure world. The muses don’t promise anything material. They don’t promise success, fame or fortune.

Resistance can also take the form of overly strict self-criticism. This is especially pernicious, because we may think those are our own perfectionistic standards. That our sensitivity to mistakes is so high that nothing we do seems to satisfy us. Of course, these criticisms are limited to our work only. We can appreciate other people's works and ignore the imperfections, sometimes we don't even notice them. It's hard to perceive that the criticism is rarely directed to our art, and is almost always directed to ourselves. If that haughty voice only leaves a bitter aftertaste, without anything constructive, it’s the voice of Resistance.

Also you can’t argue with Resistance. No matter how much you argue with it, invariably you’ll lose. The only thing that can be done to weaken it is to listen to it attentively, knowing what it really is.

Resistance can also imitate (or reproduce) the voices of others. For example, an older brother:


A father:

"Is that what you spend your time on?"
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Hipster Slut 23/07/29(Sat)11:30 No. 18397

Forgive me for being so hyperbolic.

It's hard to overcome the relentless urge to self-destruct when we see no reason to do so. It bleeds empty, boring hours, in which we are almost paralyzed on the bed, lazily sliding our fingertips across the phone screen. You have time, right? Art can wait. Checking twitter is more important. Our pride doesn’t allow us to abandon the idea that one day we will put in 100% of our effort, one day we’ll get tired of lying to ourselves and we will study, draw, write, exercise or sleep well. But that day never comes. That's why every birthday feels so miserable. If you get to work, the years that go by won't make you despair, I assure you.

Who can leap into the void, relying only on faith in oneself? A lunatic.

Who can leap into the void, relying on faith in oneself, and survive? Those that trust, I suppose.

And I don't mean that they trust that in the end, they’ll accomplish all their goals, that they’ll live out the fantasies of the future that were born in childhood. Fulfilling your mission doesn’t mean that. The muses don’t dictate fate or circumstances. Trusting them promises nothing but their company.

What I mean by all this is that art fulfills a function, one of the most selfish ones there is. It helps the artist to be happy. For some that means expressing their pain through art. Others express the love that fills their hearts, love for art or for life. My muse is honesty. When writing fiction or a letter like this, I'm being honest, and that is pure happiness.

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need book Rakan Salih 19/03/20(Wed)19:13 No. 17954 [Reply]

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anyone have this book {this is the way the world ends: an oral history of zombie war} by Keith Taylor
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Hipster Slut 19/04/10(Wed)10:55 No. 17965

This book looks interesting for me too. I am fond of reading horror stories, but I have not enough time for reading it. Because I am stundent and need to study. My favorite horror writer is S. Spilberg. But I am bad at writing and use helo with writing papers. Recently I checked review with writing services on https://paidpaper.net/review-of-essayfactory-uk/ and have plan to use it.

thanks Rakan+Salih 19/04/16(Tue)10:53 No. 17968

thank you very much, you do me a big favor

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