“One of the reasons that the gifted Hemingway never wrote a good novel was that nothing interested him except a few sensuous experiences like killing things and fucking—interesting things to do but not all that interesting to write about. This sort of artist runs into trouble very early on because all he can really write about is himself and after youth that self—unengaged in the world—is of declining interest.” —Gore Vidal, The Paris Review (1974) (via dmongan) (via howtotalktogirlsatparties)
Had my first Ike’s sandwich…and it was gross. Too salty, no acid balance, subpar ingredients. What am I missing?