Because they are so young. Because they have children. Because what they have...– Will Vladimir Putin Regret Taking On Russia’s Cool Women Punks? (The Guardian) I am obviously dying over Pussy Riot, because feminist art and Russia and the politics/poetics of anonymity but listen, can we note how many serious sorts of people want to say that they are “unimportant and silly” can...
He was dressed in a USA Boxing tracksuit with the word “President” stitched on...– Can Claressa Shields Remake Women’s Boxing? : The New Yorker this is possibly the most fucked up unbelievable bullshit—except that it’s not unbelievable at all. when i was at university contemplating going on to my masters/phd? i was told that if i was willing to share my “story of hardship” i...
i miss the generations when a guy had to ask a girl out by asking her parents, where a girl could just be beautiful in a tshirt, where bubonic plagues decimated villages across europe and left a third of the population dead
“Beyoncé isn’t Beyoncé because she reads comments on the Internet. Beyoncé is in...– Beyonce Doesn’t Care About Internet Haters… & You Shouldn’t Either www.galadarling.com
In exciting news
The flooding that happened in the basement (i.e our bedrooms) has left so much mold that we have to throw out every piece of furniture the water touched (like all of it), because it can’t be sanitized (because the rain pipe is also the sewer pipe, which Awesome City Planning Guys! so everything that got wet is also contaminated with SEWAGE whoooo, but it is unclear why the furniture...
dont judge a person by the color of their skin or by the content of their character but by the shape of their eyebrows
Reliable public transit, how I have missed you. Loud drunken Hill interns, I have not.
Reading for fun, and the book has a quote I used in my thesis, and it is interpreted ALL WRONG. UGH.
The Twitter Movie (by Julieanne Smolinski)
cantgohomeagain: Don’t know why a bigger deal wasn’t made out of this. A few months back, GQ Magazine asked some Twitter stars to offer up their take on a movie plot based on Twitter. Everyone who answered was a wise ass, but most were funny. Then, out of nowhere, Julieanne Smolinski (@boobsradley) wrote one of my favorite short pieces of post-modern American fiction in the last few years, and...
GChats with my Sister
We move from discussing America’s advocacy of democracy abroad and general issues with proselytization on any sort , to me using the words “aggressively undateable” and trying to decide how dumb is too dumb (which I was like, “you met your husband at HARVARD, you don’t get to tell me my standards are unreasonable”) and planning a trip to see our dad in...
Boston Review — Junot Díaz and Paula M.L. Moya:... →
The way he talks, and anyone who loves Octavia Butler is someone I love too. If you’re not reading Junot Díaz, who are you reading.
lowendtheory: The Lady of Rage - Afro Puffs ...
SCORPIO (October 23-November 21): Among the underlying motives at play in your...– astrobarry.com — Horoscopes that keep it real But wait, yes.
z-eitgeist replied to your post: what do I have to do christ that’s a heavy burden it’s affecting my quality of life in a serious way.
That summer I did not go crazy but I wore very close very close to the...– Dorothy Allison, “To the Bone“ (via shana—e)
How to Ditch Happily-Ever-After and Build Your Own... →
Do you think I am a fool, Masha? All this time, and you speak to me as though I...– Catherynne M. Valente, Deathless (via whirlerdog) you will not deny me. that just knocked the air out of me.
what do I have to do
to get my computer to recognize beyonce as a word
Give Her Honey When You Hear Her Scream →
yes yes yes yes yes
i am a lover without a lover. i am lovely and lonely and i belong deeply to...– warsan shire (via dreamhampton1)
Because the race matter has occupied so much prime time in U.S. society and...– Hortense Spillers. 2003. ‘Peter’s Pans: Eating in the Diaspora.’ in Black, White, and In Color: pp. 28-9. (via james-bliss)
Cover Story: Passion Pit | Features | Pitchfork →
If only for the sweet layout of the article, but also, super, super, interesting article about Michael Angelakos’ struggles with mental health issues.
redr0ver: every pizza is a personal pizza if you try hard and believe in yourself
This is the third time someone asking me to accept...
Has made me miss my bus.
The life I have chosen
Has placed me in the veterans of foreign wars bar, which is a bar for veterans who have served in foreign wars yes, except it is full of hipsters, has shockingly cheap beer, you can smoke inside, and is 98% just a karaoke bar. It is awesome, and I feel much better and after angry/stress tears and the worst tacos I have eaten ever in my life, I feel okay. Drunk but ok. Also, like 10 people are on...
Her distinction between media manipulation and personal meaning hints at the...– Boots Were Made for Talking, About Who We Are - Bloomberg Ugh, stuff like this makes me want to get my PhD. srynotsry.