If you’re gonna be
a maniac, pyro is
a bad maniac.

—Found haiku in Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 1, Episode 6)

Feeling guilty for complaining about first world problems is the ultimate first world problem.

I wonder if he
can breathe with all that fury
building around him.

—Found haiku in Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Hi Lightroom team,

I’m glad I could get started with Lightroom mobile. I love using Lightroom mobile. On a flight, I lightly used Lightroom mobile on a photo of lightning, slightly lightening highlights in Lightroom mobile.

Don’t get startled, Lightroom team, but your polite, delightfully enlightening promo highlighting how to get started with Lightroom mobile is getting starred.

Chris “Getting started with Lightroom mobile” Rhee


This is a man-made
fucking catastrophe of
epic proportions!

—Found haiku in Treme (Season 1, Episode 1)

  • Mallory: Don’t play dumb with me.
  • Sam: No, honestly, I am dumb. Most of the time, I’m playing smart.

— From an episode of The West Wing

Please note that Facebook
will import, use and retain
this information.

—Found haiku in Netflix Privacy Policy (source)

It’s not difficult, as a young writer, to feel anxious, moody, and paranoid. Lawyers, dentists, and car salesmen do not directly compete with all of the people who have ever practiced law, dentistry, and car salesmanship. But anyone who decides to write joins a bruising free-for-all in which a dwindling number of attention spans are being fought over by the many dead writers whose books are still brilliant, and the multitude of the living who aspire to achieve that status.

— Ben Tarnoff (Mark Twain, Writing Coach and Role Model)

You know, people give
me advice, I reckon they’re
talking to themselves.

—Found haiku in True Detective (Season 1, Episode 6)

Previously: New Orleans 2013

The traditional
road to education and
success is a trap.

—Found haiku in Ask MetaFilter comment for What is a life changing realization that you wish you’d had sooner? (source)

Morning in French Quarter, New Orleans

Kristina Morales and The Bayou Shufflers at The Spotted Cat Music Club

Some hardcore jazz: The drummer played so hard during his solo, he cracked a drum stick in half.

Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers at Blue Nile in New Orleans

“I need all the ladies to come up on stage!” “I need all the ladies to come up on stage!”

You’re probably fat,
and if you’re not, you will be
after eating here.

—Found haiku in Yelp review of The Joint in New Orleans, LA (source)