murdermetonymy: reminding everybody that ‘founding fathers’ was coined less than a hundred years ago. a reminder that me you and everyone we know are parent-less bastards without history or generational knowledge.
marshmallowmegamama: there is so much i want to say about violence and the “this is a police state!!!” declarations and who (or should i say, “what”) is being protected from whom and what is a “proper” response to protesting and why police fucking around with protestors gets hundreds of mentions and coal burning plants literally killing everybody in the region gets a few notices from friends who...
guerrillamamamedicine: i want to say this, about this photo, that i really disagree with this sentiment. tahrir is a square. in a specific geographical place. in downtown cairo. before the revolution, midan tahrir (liberation square), was the primary square one went through to get from a good amount of cairo to downtown cairo. actually i thought of midan talat harb, talat harb square, a square a...
karnythia: blackamazon: I’m probably gonna upset the mommas a lil bit but I upset myself so I want this to be wrong. I want this to be me being romantic and overanalyzing But I been rewatching the 7-11 footage and he does look a lil suspicious at the counter . He keeps searching for his money, and puts his hands above and below the actual pockets. He feels around and an one points starts...
Courtesy Corner May is the month when the Eurovision Song Contest is held. This annual competition, a precursor to American Idol, sees the countries of Europe submit songs to determine the most popular tune on the continent. Sweden, home of ABBA, has won a number of these. Albania, home of rapper Unikkatil, has not. Before you crank up the volume on your iPod or MP3 player in celebration of...
Nick Minichino: HEY
maura johnston: hi
Nick Minichino: DO YOURSELF A FAVOR
maura johnston: ok
Nick Minichino: LISTEN TO A CUPID & PSYCHE B-SIDE
Nick Minichino: YOU CHOOSE WHICH ONE
girlboymusic: Whatever fuck off
marshmallowmegamama: hey all—i’m back in safe and sound. so tired. my lungs still hurt from today’s industrial corridor trip. i’m fluctuating between being so sad i can hardly keep my eyes open, and inspired… fighting so fucking hard cuz we know we deserve more…little village activists shut down one coal plant, the other one will be shut down in 2014. the whole time, the work they do is...
Americans then believed that many in Upper Canada would rise up and greet a...– War of 1812 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia So it’s the bicentennial of the War of 1812, and as much as I’m totally bored by the Canadian nationalist sentiment surrounding it, I figured I should at least read the wikipedia entry coz I really don’t know that much about it. This quote made me lol...
“It is being depicted as ‘a misunderstanding by... →
“if he has to write, why then he writes…” This is roughly what my penultimate...– Helen DeWitt is our Lord and Saviour, you guys. The world just does not know it yet. (via michelledean)