Brad Paisley was kind enough to pen a tribute to my childhood. I’d like to think that I’m the man who works “in the Starbucks down on Main.”
I’m the kid who shudders a bit and starts biting his nails upon walking into an auto parts store far flung from the [...]
Refusing to learn how to pronounce Quvenzhané’s name says, pointedly, you are not worth the effort. The problem is not that she has an unpronounceable name, because she doesn’t. The problem is that white Hollywood, from Ryan Seacrest and his homies to the AP reporter who decided to call her “Annie” rather than her real name, doesn’t deem her as important as, say, Renee Zellwegger, or Zach Galifinakis, or Arnold Schwarzenegger, all of whom have names that are difficult to pronounce–but they manage. [...]
Hard to believe that this kind of behaviour still exists. America, you need to do something about your racists. hellothereracists.tumblr.com
— Matt Gemmell (@mattgemmell) November 15, 2012
In all seriousness, I find it both adorable and baffling when white people discover the reality of racial prejudice. Adorable, because, c’mon—it’s not hard [...]
Sarah Palin wouldn’t recognize these places. [...]
First that weird afro lady, and now this:
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At the most resent Pep Rally for Waverly High School, located in Waverly NY, the usual fanfare of cheering for the home team to get them ready was in full swing. As the rally [...]
Jean Phillippe Rushton, a Canadian psychologist with some, er, interesting theories around racial differences, has died at the age of 68. [...]
"I think it could be declared with near certainty, monsieur, that you are not up on that."
French postcards from 1910 imagining the year 2000.
Sarah Palin wants to go to Sudan for some reason. “…why should Sudan have any interest in hosting Palin? Even if the country weren’t in such a delicate [...]
Dave Weigel points us to this video he dubs “the most offensive political ad ever, this hour” :