The Internet According to Buffy

Jenny Calendar: Honestly, what is it about them that bothers you so much?

Giles: The smell.

Jenny Calendar: Computers don't smell, Rupert.

Giles: I know. Smell is the most powerful trigger to the memory there is. A certain flower, or a-a whiff of smoke can bring up experiences long forgotten. Books smell musty and-and-and rich. The knowledge gained from a computer is a - it, uh, it has no-no texture, no-no context. It's-it's there and then it's gone. If it's to last, then-then the getting of knowledge should be, uh, tangible.

Circa 1997



I Hate New York

Favorite New York Quotes, Volume XV

Q. What makes someone a New Yorker?
A. When you complain about living here on a regular basis, but can't imagine living anywhere else.

Melissa Febos (no idea who this chick is) for New York Magazine's 21 Questions