Feds Say They’ve Arrested ‘Dread Pirate Roberts,’ Shut Down His Black Market ‘The Silk Road’
After two and a half years running the booming anonymous narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road, the drug kingpin who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts has allegedly been unmasked.
Earlier this summer, the Silk Road’s administrator calling himself by the Dread Pirate Roberts pseudonym gave his first extended interview to Forbes over the same Tor anonymity network that has hosted the Silk Road and its users since the site’s creation in early 2011.
What’s the best advice you could give to a college student?
Never good enough
It has always been a bone of contention that if a person’s relationship status is single, it is automatically assumed that you’re
- interested in pursuing a relationship
Let me state for the first, last and only time. If I wanted to be dating you, we would be dating by now.
We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories.
Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (via tatsandtriumphs)
I learned to read on [Sherlock Holmes], and that book changed my life. I never knew you could live in your head this way, and the idea of this guy who, through his intelligence and his powers of observation, could make sense of the world. That was like a fantasy of consolation. I was like, Damn, I wish I could make sense of my world just by paying attention.
Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.
The Man Who Lives Alone
My Intro to Comics final about ghosts and love.
i’d like to formally apologize to anyone i’ve disappointed with my terrible friendship skills