This is one of the few books that has made me – along with everyone I know who has read it – weep. I think it’s tremendously important, and I think more people should read it. The above passage is pp.46-8, in Sarah Schulman, Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012)
Actors who I’d just trust and follow irrespective of reality
I always believe these guys, whatever they’re doing.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Awards season is upon us.
What I’ve watched and enjoyed the last couple of weeks:
[Updated to include latest viewings]
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
The Wolf of Wall Street
August: Osage County
*Dallas Buyers Club
Behind the Candelabra
*The Gathering Storm
*Into the Storm
Boudicca: Warrior Queen
Inside Llewyn Davis
~ K-Punk and the Vampire's Castle
It’s pretty depressing that black women are still fighting to get white men [and women] to recognise how racism structures our lives. It seems raising these issues on social media platforms is killing the enjoyment of a certain Mark Fisher, author of Exiting The Vampire’s Castle published…
“The British working class is not some monolithic lump waiting to have the right ideas injected into it. We are always striving towards the truth of our situation.”
A bit of words from the Spirits
What you think age is gonna change you, stop that power from shining through your pores?
You got fire running you your veins child, and don’t you forget it.
You faith in your power, your hope, you are the fuel that keeps it burning bright.
Just keep doing you, breathe, and be …
how many internet “egalitarians” that are totes not MRAs does it take to change a light bulb
none- they’ll just watch you try to change it, then complain that you’re only turning it one way, as opposed to taking one turn clockwise then one counterclockwise, which would be TRUE EQUALITY