Put your music player on shuffle and see what the... →
Opening Credits: Strange Boys, “Art For Arts Sake” Waking Up: Ghost Town DJ’s, “My Boo” Falling In Love: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, “Watching Alice” Fight Song: The El Doradoes, “Go Little Suzie” Breaking-Up: Cotton Museum, “Exposed Organs 5” Life’s OK: Q and Not U, “Meet Me in the Pocket” Getting Back Together: MSTRKRFT, “Heartbreaker” Wedding: Bjork, “Hope” Birth of...
In honor Justices Antonin Scalia and John Roberts for reducing the debate over...– The Rude Pundit, “Five Ways Broccoli Is Not Like Health Insurance” (via AZspot)
Alan Lomax's Massive Archive Goes Online →
nprfreshair: This is awesome Folklorist Alan Lomax spent his career documenting folk music traditions from around the world. Now thousands of the songs and interviews he recorded are available for free online, many for the first time. It’s part of what Lomax envisioned for the collection — long before the age of the Internet. Related: Alan Lomax on Fresh Air
A stranger can see in an instant something in you that you might spend years...– Stephen Elliott, The Adderall Diaries (via larmoyante)
thesemightysecrets: Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream, has died. She was 82.
White people don’t get to decide if something is racist. On a much smaller...– Anesti Vega (via anestivega)
New App "Circle of 6" Can Help Prevent Sexual... →
imnotheretomakefriends: I’ll admit I was skeptical when I heard that the White House was holding a technology challenge for developers to create an app that would help prevent sexual violence. All of the stuff that I believe can change the prevalence of sexual violence — harsher punishments for criminals, a cultural change on what consent means, a modification of the way we use alcohol and...
I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an...– Edith Sitwell (via heartmindspirit)
I want deeper connections with the people around me. I need to reach out more....– Susane Colasanti, So Much Closer (via larmoyante)
grrrlstudies: i visited the friend zone to see if i could make some friends but it was just a bunch of angry men’s rights activists in fedoras???
There is an expectation that we can talk about sins but no one must be...– This Teju Cole piece from The Atlantic on The White Savior Industrial Complex has already made the rounds of the Tumblrs and the Twitters this week, but I wanted to quote this part anyway. You should obviously read everything that Teju Cole wrote because it is brilliant and so incredibly important,...
There are the occasions that men—intellectual men, clever men, engaged...– Melissa McEwan, of course, on the terrible bargain. (via albinwonderland)
Hello new followers! aerialcircus is a secondary tumblr to airwalker.tumblr.com; so if a creepy poetry/photography person recently started following you, that creepy poetry/photography person is me. Don’t feel any pressure to follow one is the other isn’t your deal, I just wanna see your posts on my dashboard. xo, Cait
TRICKY CHICKEN– the amazing band name Quinn just dreamed up for himself and his imaginary friend, Ooh Ooh Ahh Ahh.
lol that reminds me of the day you ran around punching the air saying “im...– Sarah K, bff of 15 years, recalling a fond memory
I participated in the #MillionHoodies march in New York City’s Union Square this...– Elon James White How Occupy Wall Street Co-Opted The Million Hoodie March Some white anarchists were apparently telling people that the march yesterday was in fact an “anti cop demo.” Fuck the police, yeah, but REALLY? (via funkyfest) this is so depressing. i’ve avoided posting about it because...
The Personal is Political: Feminists, I invite you... →
contempler: landoflewis: If women were really paid so much less for the same job as men, wouldn’t companies hire just women to maximize profits? You’re all suffering from a victim complex. Get off your overly entitled high horse and make a living. … The rebuttal commentary here is already so comprehensive and wonderful that I’ve nothing particularly intellectual to add except: Do...
In my experience, writers tend to be really good at the inside of their own...– Neil Gaiman giving accurate advice on how to best seduce a writer. (via wine-loving-vagabond)
I don’t think goodness is something that you learn. If you’re left adrift in the...– Cormac McCarthy(via melusinahp)
In a nation with the racial history of the United States I am baffled by the...– Melissa Harris-Perry, The Epistemology of Race Talk (via earlyfrost)
The message is clear, and dangerous: The most desirable women aren’t women at...– Jessica Valenti, The Purity Myth (via feminishblog)