When the tours were extended … especially in 2007, all these troops in Iraq and...– CNN host and author of The Outpost Jake Tapper tells Terry Gross about the impact of extended tours of duty on troops in Afghanistan. (via nprfreshair)
lociferous: twheelercastillo: A modern adaptation of an Afro-Cuban Yoruba Religion (Santeria) myth, Miami bass legend Otto Von Schirach (playing the role of Chango, god of thunder) battles to keep an inter-dimensional creature (serpent god Damballah) from ruining his dinner date. This was easily my favorite video from the last Borscht Film Festival.
You need to ask questions and you need to ask the right questions. Alan asked me...– Stephen Tobolowsky on playing the role of Ku Klux Klan leader Clayton Townley in “Mississippi Burning” (via nprfreshair)
LOLO IS HERE... and follow her, you must. →
By the time the Republican leadership race took place in 2011, early 2012, four...– Doug Saunders on The Myth Of The Muslim Tide (via nprfreshair)
The Sexual Objectification Checklist →
feministfilm: isaywesay: 1. Does the image show only part(s) of a sexualized person’s body? BMW 2. Does the image present a sexualized person as a stand-in for an object? Four Loko 3. Does the image show sexualized persons as interchangeable? Mercedes Benz 4. Does the image affirm the idea of violating the bodily integrity of a sexualized person who can’t consent? Duncan...
Join the NYPL Book Club →
somebody be in book club with me :/ nypl: Read along with the NYPL Book Club, and discuss Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Then join us online to discuss the summer bestseller on September 12th! “There’s something disturbing about recalling a warm memory and feeling utterly cold.” - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.