"That's really KSW, man!"
If you get a moment — or a few moments, since it’s long as hell — you should really holler at the much-discussed New Yorker article about Paul Haggis, the screenwriter and director of the worst movie ever, and his falling out from the Church of [...]
"I hear there's some empty corners on Sesame Street. Let's go case the joint."
William Andrew Short was born in New York City in 1953, but by 1974 he was known as Willie Dynamite, a driven, heartless pimp determined to be #1 on the scene. He was well on his way until his [...]
PB —>Brokey —>@heyerinevans
It’s the day after Valentine’s Day, so you can go back to ignoring your significant other. Or your parents. Or your jumpoff. But don’t turn away from this roundup:
1. As always, The Big Picture has an impressive collection of photographs – this time from Egypt. (Blackink)
2. Apparently the Tea Party ideal of [...]
The horror comedy Gremlins was released in 1984 to mixed reviews and allegations of racism from the black community. Per Wikipedia, “Patricia Turner writes that the gremlins “reflect negative African-American stereotypes” in their dress and behavior. They are shown “devouring fried chicken with their hands”, listening to black music, breakdancing, and [...]
In a thoughtful, very candid post, TNC talks about how Kenyatta, his partner, came very close to dying after giving birth to their son.
Peripartum cardiomyopathy, the disease that led to congestive heart failure, is rare and lethal. It kills women. And no one knows why. Kenyatta was lucky. She didn’t need a new [...]
Erykah Badu – Gone Baby, Don’t be Long from beeple on Vimeo.
All this “beiging of America stuff” — btw, have you listened to the podcast? — is muddying things for both statisticians and the government. “Under Department of Education requirements that take effect this year, for instance, any student…who acknowledges even partial Hispanic ethnicity will, regardless of race, be reported to federal officials only as Hispanic. [...]