A maidel mit a klaidel

Jun 8

nprbooks:

Book Expo is a giant trade fair, yes, and we go to meet with publicists and plan half a year’s worth of book coverage, but I’ll let you in on a little secret: *I* personally am there mostly for the weird freebies (and Grumpy Cat).  And I was not disappointed!  Amy Poehler’s memoir Yes Please is slated for October, and while I missed her appearance, I did not miss these odd and rather delightful pink fortune cookies (they were strawberry flavored!). Better than the Fault in Our Stars-branded Kleenex packets? Probably not. But still pretty darn cool.  Also strawberry-flavored, did I mention that?

— Petra

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Jun 8

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Jun 8

flavorpill:

#realtalk

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Jun 8

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Jun 8

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Jun 8

jedavu:

Charming Illustrated Cinemagraphs Reflect The Idyllic Mood Of Lazy Summer Days

by Rebecca Mock 

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parislemon:

davemorin:

Techmog: Why has no one thought of this before. WHY.

Genius.
Jun 8

parislemon:

davemorin:

Techmog: Why has no one thought of this before. WHY.

Genius.

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"You are personally responsible for becoming more ethical than the society you grew up in."

- Eliezer Yudkowsky (via animalsandtrees)

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May 28
awesomepeoplehangingouttogether:

Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou
May 28

awesomepeoplehangingouttogether:

Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou

tastefullyoffensive:

An updated classic. [x]
May 18

tastefullyoffensive:

An updated classic. [x]

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May 16

flavorpill:

Who knew your childhood toys were so highbrow?

Famous Paintings Recreated With LEGO Blocks

May 13

patbaer:

jesslane:

baiovevo:

FIVE YEARS HE WAITED FIVE YEARS

I mean, this is cool.

well done. 

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wondermilkybeetch:

somehowfurious:

kissing-monsters:

apiphile:

sexxxisbeautiful:

pizzagrrrl:

Peggielene Bartels, A.K.A. King Peggy, is currently the King of Otuam, Ghana. She was chosen to be one of only three female kings in Ghana, and when she discovered that male chauvinists wanted her to only be a figurehead, she said: “They were treating me like I am a second-class citizen because I am a woman. I said, ‘Hell no, you’re not going to do this to a woman!’” When she encountered corruption and the threat of embezzlement to the royal funds, she declared “I’m going to squeeze their balls so hard their eyes pop!”
King Peggy has maintained her work in Ghana’s embassy in Washington, D.C. while making education affordable in Otuam, installing borehead wells to produce clean drinking water, enforcing incarceration laws to deal with domestic violence, replenishing the royal coffers by taxing Otuam’s fishing industry to improve life in the village, and appointing three women to her council.
“Nobody should tell you, ‘You’re a woman, you can’t do it,’” she insists. “You can do it. Be ready to accept it when the calling comes.”
Quoted from the Spring/Summer 2012 issue of Ms. Magazine.

What a beautiful badass woman.

King Peggy has been on my blog before but this is my goddamn blog and I will have King Peggy on here twice if I want.

MORE FEMALE KINGS.

Always reblog King Peggy, who is on my dash far less than she should be. Did you know she has written a book about her life? It is great, and you should all get right on that if you haven’t already.

HAIL
May 12

wondermilkybeetch:

somehowfurious:

kissing-monsters:

apiphile:

sexxxisbeautiful:

pizzagrrrl:

Peggielene Bartels, A.K.A. King Peggy, is currently the King of Otuam, Ghana. She was chosen to be one of only three female kings in Ghana, and when she discovered that male chauvinists wanted her to only be a figurehead, she said: “They were treating me like I am a second-class citizen because I am a woman. I said, ‘Hell no, you’re not going to do this to a woman!’” When she encountered corruption and the threat of embezzlement to the royal funds, she declared “I’m going to squeeze their balls so hard their eyes pop!”

King Peggy has maintained her work in Ghana’s embassy in Washington, D.C. while making education affordable in Otuam, installing borehead wells to produce clean drinking water, enforcing incarceration laws to deal with domestic violence, replenishing the royal coffers by taxing Otuam’s fishing industry to improve life in the village, and appointing three women to her council.

“Nobody should tell you, ‘You’re a woman, you can’t do it,’” she insists. “You can do it. Be ready to accept it when the calling comes.”

Quoted from the Spring/Summer 2012 issue of Ms. Magazine.

What a beautiful badass woman.

King Peggy has been on my blog before but this is my goddamn blog and I will have King Peggy on here twice if I want.

MORE FEMALE KINGS.

Always reblog King Peggy, who is on my dash far less than she should be. Did you know she has written a book about her life? It is great, and you should all get right on that if you haven’t already.

HAIL

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theparisreview:

Here’s what it was like to attend a literature seminar taught by Philip Roth in the seventies: “He barely looked at us or made eye contact, but murmured a hello, then sat down in his chair, crossed one long leg over the other, and slowly unbuckled his watch. That’s as sexy as it got.”
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May 7

theparisreview:

Here’s what it was like to attend a literature seminar taught by Philip Roth in the seventies: “He barely looked at us or made eye contact, but murmured a hello, then sat down in his chair, crossed one long leg over the other, and slowly unbuckled his watch. That’s as sexy as it got.”

For more of this morning’s roundup, click here.

nprfreshair:

"The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." - Neil deGrasse Tyson 

Two anonymous art students, who go by the moniker dangerdust, have been creating gorgeous hand-lettered and illustrated chalkboards featuring inspiring quotes from literary and public figures. 
via Colossal
May 7

nprfreshair:

"The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you." - Neil deGrasse Tyson 

Two anonymous art students, who go by the moniker dangerdust, have been creating gorgeous hand-lettered and illustrated chalkboards featuring inspiring quotes from literary and public figures. 

via Colossal