Bold what you have/own
1. A cell phone. 2. A hair straightener. 3. Your own computer. 4. Your own car. 5. Chanel/Dior/Gucci sunglasses. 6. A designer purse. 7. A boyfriend/girlfriend. (a husband :P) 8. A curling iron. 9. Every Fall Out Boy CD. 10. Something from American Eagle. 11. Something from Hot Topic. (second hand) 12. Something from Hollister. (second hand) 13. Something from Abercrombie. 14. A...
WHAT IS WRONG WITH SEN FEINSTEIN
champagnecandy: abbyjean: Both Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Diane Feinstein (D-Calif) emphasized on Face the Nation this morning that the Attorney General’s new probe into the Central Intelligence Agency’s interrogation techniques is ill-timed and counter-productive. (lg&m) these are the “Democrats” we elect. DiFi can suck it. Did you know that before Harvey Milk and George Moscone...
Fan Fiction Friday: Hogwarts and a Giant Squid in... →
I laughed so hard. This story is so very, very wrong.
Ed ReBrook, Gravely’s defense attorney, called no witnesses. But he summed up...– i am shaking with fury as i type this. i try to come up with a comment but all that comes out is a string of curses. fuck ed rebrook, fuck him to hell. Defense Attorney Calls Rape Victims “Whores,” and Worse : The Curvature (via clingtomymouth) (via igather) What more can you really say? ...
The odds of not meeting in this life are so great that every meeting is like a...– Yoko Ono. (via kristinclegg) (via fuckyeahyokoono)
racism and YA books
writinggirl2writingwoman: holy crap this is depressing. i mean, we know and expect this, but actually seeing the numbers is… depressing ~wg2ww abbyjean: I decided to do a small case study at my local Barnes and Noble. I counted up all the YA titles for sale: 1067 in all. Then I counted up the stories that featured blacks on the cover:98, and the number of had blacks as part of a group or...
Feminist Review: Long-sleeved Black Red Star T-shirt Naturally I had to go check this store out and I more or less was liking what I was seeing. Then I saw this: Really? Yeah let’s fat shame people, that’s super progressive! I just can’t see this sentiment next to the EZLN star without feeling a little “…huh?”
please politicize my death
champagnecandy: amandaw: abbyjean: via pandagon: As the President pointed out that even young, healthy people should have living wills, the occasion of Ted Kennedy’s death—-and Paul Wellstone’s before it—-makes it clear that anyone who is a liberal in the public eye at all should explicitly spell out their wishes about the “politicization” of their deaths, or else the wingnuts will declare...
My brother need not be idealized, or enlarged in death beyond what he was in...– Edward M. Kennedy, Eulogy for Robert F. Kennedy (via apsies) (via amandaw) sniff. (via champagnecandy)
HIV and prison
writinggirl2writingwoman: abbyjean: HIV-segregation policies stemmed from raging paranoia about HIV contagion, paranoia that was extreme in Mississippi and even worse in Alabama. During a federal trial in the mid-1990s, an Alabama warden testified that the segregation policy was an essential security measure since people with HIV were as dangerous as rattlesnakes. He thought they should all be...
The world breaks us all. Afterward, some are stronger at the broken places.– Hemingway. (via pilgrimsoul) (via katoleary) okay peoples, i hate hemingway. stop posting cool quotes from him that make me question my 25 year hate-affair with the man! (via writinggirl2writingwoman)
Summer is in Dollhouse now (well, she starts shootin’) soon. For those who...– Twitter / foxdollhouse YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY! Gina Torres was always my fave but Summer Glau does rock. Fuck you for getting rid of Terminator: SCC, Fox!
Richard Castle: [to his daughter Alexis] I just want someone to like come up to me and say something new.
Kate Beckett: Mr. Castle?
Richard Castle: [turning around holding a pen ready to give an autograph] Where would you like it?
Kate Beckett: [holding badge] Detective Kate Beckett, NYPD. We need to ask you a few questions about a murder that took place earlier tonight.
Alexis Castle: That's new.
The IG Report is not for the faint of heart. The details of abuse are so graphic...– publius | Obsidian Wings (via retropolitics) this is not my america. i want my america back. (via abbyjean) oh but this is our “america” and has been since massacres on the indigenous of this continent slicked up and set in motion by lies and greed and european “explorers” looking for more...
Perhaps the blanket support for troops is merely a coping mechanism for...– Unexamined Civil-Military Relations - At War Blog - NYTimes.com this. and also, the increased privatization of the wars. there’s no collective involvement. (via champagnecandy)