Malaga Island - A Story Best Left Untold →
by Rob Rosenthal. Thoughts after I actually have time to listen, but I’ve heard it’s some serious “driveway moment” radio. | via digitalcommunitarian |
Friendly Atheist by @hemantsblog » Why I’m Having... →
Egrets | Jeff Towne testing the Tascam DR07
How to Raise Racist Kids | GeekDad | Wired.com →
Step One: Don’t talk about race. Don’t point out skin color. Be “color blind.” Step Two: Actually, that’s it. There is no Step Two. Congratulations! Your children are well on their way to believing that <insert your ethnicity here> is better than everybody else.
Honestly Ignorant Q of the Day
Do white people get ashy?
Sex education at crossroads in Portland | The... →
One of my favorite parts of growing up in an East Coast liberal enclave was sex education. I’ve realized this only with hindsight since living in much more conservative areas where honest, candid sex education is not a given for young people. I hope the Portland Public Schools recognize this, and preserve the program. Maybe I’ll write a letter…
Longing | Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Peace activist Anna Baltzer calls for human rights... →
“There’s nothing anti-Semitic about speaking out against human rights violations,” Baltzer said during the talk. “It’s part of a tradition of social justice that’s so much a part of Jewish history.”
Youth Radio: Off the streets, onto the air - SF... →
10,000 students in 10 years!
Sound Logic: Which 2009 movie was the most... →
Thank you! More praise for The Hurt Locker: “You die not from shrapnel but the expanding air that blows up your lungs.”
Daytime Media Ready to Ride the Tiger - Media... →
Chicago Bulls to dump John Salmons contract -... →
“It’s crazy,” Salmons said. “They told me to stay at the team hotel and I’ll know in the morning where I’m going.” WHY THEY GOTTA PLAY HIM LIKE THAT?
Maine sardine plant closing, last in U.S. | The... →
I wish for everyone to help create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity. - Jamie Oliver, TED2010 via Moya Watson
Toxic Garbage Island by VBS.TV “Every reporter changes the story. Just like every scientist changes what he’s observing, every reporter changes the story.”
A few days late, but Ms. Silk Champagne whippin’ that Cat o’ Nine Tails around is TIMELESS.
Bay to the Yay here I come! Go fuck yourself, Chicago! I mean, wait, I love you. Please take me back a week from now.
Baby | Major Lazer
You know that bad coffee is bad when you have to dump almost a quarter cup of powdered non-dairy creamer into it for balance.
It is rare indeed that people give. Most people guard and keep; they suppose...– James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time
‘Here Because I choose to Be’, a woman in the... →
Turning in me tonight are leftover thoughts from a radio program I was on recently. On the show, when asked if I identified with old ideas about women in the kitchen, I stammered over my words. Worse was when asked if, and why, I was stuck in a domestic kitchen. While the question caught me off guard, the answer, which simmers and even burns inside me, sings out louder than the other kitchen...
40 years of "Soul Train" : NPR →
Me for Chicago every time. That’s what I say. And Mr. Breckenbridge, my boss,...– James Farrell, Studs Lonigan (via gloryshonearound)
Never stop hustlin’. When you feel like quitting the hustle, start hustling...– Aziz Ansari
Apple's Missed Opportunity to Think Differently -... →
by Kristina Loring, who is smart
A man says the rockets won’t work? We give you another who says they will. The...– Russell Baker, recalled in this earnest article from the rabble rousin’ Common Dreams, via TruthDig.