last year someone gave me a charming book by roger rosenblatt called ‘ageing...– martin glaser on aging and 9 other things
But most days, if you’re aware enough to give yourself a choice, you can choose...– David Foster Wallace on Life and Work - WSJ.com
alex cummings over at tropics of meta wrote a veritable treatise on the place that arabs and arab-americans play in the american imagination earlier this week that is worth checking out when you’re done laughing at colbert’s brilliant media takedown here. he even offers some hope when emphasizing, “this blog does not accept the pessimistic premise that arabs and muslims, from...
mosireen - film activism →
“Using film-activism to help with the release of friends who were being tortured in the Egyptian Museum in March, a group of filmmakers decided to turn one of their spaces into an alternative media centre called Mosireen. Mosireen is a play on the words meaning Egyptians and determinism. After getting basic equipment together in May, Mosireen began collating the multiple sources of...
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a new kind of summer camp →
this past week i had the great privilege of volunteering with girls rock camp (atl). i was a camp counselor, which means i sat in on band practices, acted as a sounding board while the band found their sound and perfected their song, and participated in self defense and band promo workshops. i also had the chance to facilitate a workshop of my own on anti-oppression (and intervention) and blues...
The Life of Pie
the #splat heard ‘round the world motherjones: Rupert Murdoch getting pied is somehow the least interesting part of this .gif.
The Typography of Jean-Luc Godard →
Girls deserve to be the heroes of their own stories. We aren’t just damsels in...– Be Brave (via sabeenahmad)