Let’s all take a moment to imagine how much better the world would be if Rob Ford had seen this ad as a child.
Is anyone else getting really tired of the notion that we need to get rid of our derby names to be taken “seriously”? I mean, change yours if you want but don’t try to push some stupid false fun/serious sport dichotomy on the rest of us because I’ve played those “serious” sports and this is such a load of crap and I refuse that shit.
We hope you will join us for our first Warren Talk of the year! - Stimulating conversation and refreshments provided.
I’m really excited about these speakers and this year we’ve decided to try and move even further from lecture to conversation. Hopefully see you there!
Wind Coda Lament, a short film for Lou Reed
I made this video project for my digital media class. I was inspired by the filmpoem project, and by Laurie Anderson’s beautiful and heartbreaking words.
(I know the camera is shaky.)
“When I think about all that has happened in my country between the government and the opposition groups, the people who have lost the most are the civilians,” said Adam, an economic student who fled Syria this week to look for work in Turkey.
“We have lost almost everything. Our memories have been destroyed. We are afraid to return to our own cities. The Syria we knew is gone.”
Photo by AFP/Getty Images
Just in case you forgot this is still happening.
Angela Davis at the University of Chicago - May 2013
"Angela has always found time, and prioritized, work and struggle in organizations for liberation."
The real bell hooks throws down on Sheryl Sandbergs neoliberal white feminism.
John Adams knows the power of public history. The creator of the Discover The Past walking tours, John realized public history could change political agendas when he wanted to draw attention to cases of vandalism in Ross Bay Cemetery. John organized a historical tour of the…
The journal I work for is doing a new weekly review segment and I wrote the first one. It’s about a walking tour I went on a couple of weeks ago with my History class. If you’re interested in public or local (Victoria) history you should check it out.
Paul McCartney - Queenie Eye
Everything you wanted it to be and more (plus Tom Ford!!)
This blog is amazing.