Tag Archives: taste

Tao Lin, “Taipei.”

I guess I liked it.

How do I know the author is wealthy?

Among the tell-tale signs are unnecessary questions, ambiguous answers, leisurely pacing, and “good taste.” 

Are there unmixed metaphors?

Your complaint about mixed metaphors really amounts to your preference of “purity.”

It’s alright that you’re not into me.

We can’t all have impeccable taste.

Everyone is feeding you lines.

Then again, some lines are tastier than others.

It’s alright that you’re not into me.

We can’t all have impeccable taste.

Emptiness is central to our experience.

What kinds of fillings are the most delicious?

Choice of company.

She avoided contact with her old friends not because she didn’t like them anymore, but because she didn’t like herself back then.

Musical taste is like sexual taste.

I do not choose to like this musician or genre of music. Nor is my preference directly biological. The determinants of musical taste are biographical, historical, and sociological.

Political association is not taste all the way down.

No dining club has successfully demanded that its members kill and possibly die in its defense.