foudre: here’s ondria hardin in blackfacebody in an editorial in numéro called “african queen” because why hire a black model when you could just paint a white one!
O Pioneer!: Work →
richardlawson: That Gawker Media gets a bad rap is no surprise to me. I worked there for some four years, and bigger than that, I cut my teeth there — Nick Denton is the man to whom I owe my career; he taught me to write fearlessly, though oftentimes the writing I did is stuff that I’m ashamed of to this day. I…
A funny recap of the best debate moments in the US I made for Slate France http://www.slate.fr/monde/62669/elections-usa-2012-video-debats
Shot in the Dark is on thedailywhat: Kickass Kickstarter of the Day: The Summer Games are just months away, and the top goalball athletes are in full beast mode. Wait — goalball? Originally created to rehabilitate World War II veterans, goalball is a fast-paced, high-impact Paralympic sport for the visually impaired in which competitors must rely on sound and touch to win. A new documentary,...
New trailer, longer trailer! Shot in the Dark is still happening (see related post).
Is The Intouchables racist?
A story I wrote for Slate on the second biggest box-office hit ever in France, and why it isn’t racist. http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2012/05/25/the_intouchables_racist_french_people_don_t_think_so_and_here_s_why_.html
We have a trailer!!! Exclamation points = this is exciting. Very exciting. Oh, and by the way… This is goalball.
Dear Sir: I like words. I like fat buttery words, such as ooze, turpitude,...– http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/03/i-like-words.html
“Anyone to pick up tickets?” A group of five Academy Awards enthusiasts stand at the entrance of the 92YTribeca community center in Manhattan. They hope to watch the ceremony listening to comedians comment on famous people’s dress and humor, sipping on a glass of champagne included in the 10-dollar ticket price. The event, as described in the press, promises to gather movie buffs in 1920’s dress...
The novelist’s corrections appear to be more literary than scientific. In...– Cormac McCarthy, Quantum Copy Editor - NYTimes.com OMG. Cormac McCarthy edits physics books for fun. (via housingworksbookstore)
When I spoke to the grandmothers of OWS
They’re leaning on a barrier, needles in their hands, knitting what they thought would keep the occupiers warm during the chilly nights of November. Karin Hofmann, 69, and Marsha Spencer, 56, came to Zuccotti Park as soon as they heard of the eviction this morning. Spencer went at 3 a.m. Hofmann got here at 9 a.m. after watching the morning news. “We don’t stay overnight,” Hofmann says,...