Friday, July 18, 2014
Holder memorably referred to the U.S. as a ‘nation of cowards’ when it comes to race, but that could be a better state of affairs than the one we now have. It’s far more damning that this is a nation of self-declared racial innocents, blithely detached from its past and their prejudices. Jelani Cobb on talking openly about Obama and race: http://nyr.kr/1l3ChHc (via newyorker)
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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Friday, July 11, 2014

thegetty:

A List of Shameful Conditions & Operations

To live alone.
To arrive at a social gathering alone. (Desired by no one?)
To go outside in clothing not suited to the weather.
To say something that can be traced to someone else.
To have nowhere to go Saturday night.
To have no interest in Jacques Lacan.
To have no friend with a summer cottage.
To have no family.
To be dirty, to smell.
To have no interest in people.
To be gossiped about.
To be sexually betrayed.
To be ignorant of current popular music.
To be disloyal to a friend.
To gossip.
To grow fat.
To become middle-aged.
To lose one’s beauty.
To be enraged.
To be deserted by a husband or lover.
To be inordinately ambitious.
To have more money than your friends.
To have less money than your friends.
To be different from your neighbors.
To not understand what is said to you. 
To not recognize someone.
To forget a name.
To lose one’s powers.
To go down in the world.
To be bored with one’s friends.
To be thought of as superior to what one knows oneself to be.
To discover what one thought was common knowledge about oneself is not.
To discover that closely guarded information about oneself is common knowledge.
To have less knowledge than one’s students.

Yvonne Rainer

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Friday, June 27, 2014

wnyc:

We’re almost at Game of Thrones capacity, but some guy made an opening credits sequence straight out of the 80s. You must watch.

—Sean, Sideshow

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
hyperallergic:

English Prevo, “Timed Figures, 3-minute pose.” [nd]
Micron on found paper.
http://englishart.tumblr.com/

hyperallergic:

English Prevo, “Timed Figures, 3-minute pose.” [nd]

Micron on found paper.

http://englishart.tumblr.com/

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

nedhepburn:

Talking Heads
I Wish You Wouldn’t Say That

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Thursday, June 19, 2014
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Monday, May 26, 2014

PJ Harvey - All and Everyone

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Friday, May 16, 2014
housingworksbookstore:

caldoyle:

David Foster Wallace’s annotated copy of Ulysses. [via]

I consider myself a dedicated reader…or at least did until I saw this.

housingworksbookstore:

caldoyle:

David Foster Wallace’s annotated copy of Ulysses. [via]

I consider myself a dedicated reader…or at least did until I saw this.

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