if i look up cupertino on tumblr all i get are pictures of dumplings and pmt.
So I’m currently lacking the will to do anything productive with my life so I watched four episodes of New Girl in a row and I think I’m starting to like the show. Also I got out of bed less than three hours ago.
I started watching because it was on YouTube and Rebecca Hazelwood seemed somewhat promising (but not quite there) in Outsourced and the main actor looked kind of like Sendhil Ramamurthy who was one of three reasons I ever continued watching Covert Affairs beyond the first three episodes, the others being Christopher Gorham and that I am a sucker for spy/detective storylines. I continued watching...
"Loins of Punjab Presents"
I love the comfortableness of the typical Indian movie, but the odd quirky one can be quite entertaining.
Because if we in America have reached that point in our desperate culture when...– Emmett Till: Faulkner Calls Lynching Test Of Man’s Survival WILLIAM FAULKNER / Chicago Defender p.3 24sep1955 William Faulkner on Emmett Till, 60 years ago. (via skybarn)
Except you can’t show a topless woman on TV - and you can’t defibrillate a woman...– distractedbyshinyobjects re: feministing - for women, heart attacks look different Things I did not know, but should. (via elfgrove) Relevant - because I am 19 years old and I only learnt that back-pain was a symptom of heart attacks in women yesterday (via lexanadra)
Afghanistan in 2012 (so far): A Summary
thepoliticalnotebook: Most notable things that have gone badly in Afghanistan just recently: The horrible massacre of 16 Afghan civilians by a US soldier. That soldier is reportedly being held in Kuwait at the moment. Marines peeing on dead Taliban… and videotaping it. The Ulema Council’s harsh, restrictive guidelines on women, which was backed by Karzai. Today, the Taliban pulled out of...
Obama is the son of a white mother and a black father, a marriage that remains...– Poll: Obama’s a Muslim to many GOP voters in Alabama, Mississippi I’m sorry, 29% of GOP voters in Mississippi and 21% in Alabama believe interracial marriage should be illegal? What century is this? (via mohandasgandhi)
crookedindifference: With all this talk about Kony 2012 and the best way to address this issue, it is important to not get caught up in the ‘sexiness’ of the issue and look at what works. Development work is a complicated endeavor. Every wasted dollar can lead to deaths of those you hope to help. Jake Johnston, a researcher at The Center for Economic Policy Research, told the Miami Herald....
Aut dosce, aut disce, aut discede: KONY 2012:... →
effayareayaych: faineemae: purpletolavender: pomee: Dear Jason Russell, After being bombarded with your KONY 2012 crusade, I have no choice but to respond to your highly inaccurate, offensive, and harmful propaganda. I realized I had to respond in hopes of stopping you… Bandwagoners, read this. Whatever awareness has been brought about regarding Uganda isn’t making the Kony...
The Political Notebook: The War for the Female... →
thepoliticalnotebook: Today, March 8th, is International Women’s Day and Feminist Pride Day, and this post is in honor of that. And be sure to read my little footnotes, because they are important. The notion of pride is, to my own thinking, quintessential to the idea of being a feminist. Feminism comes in a lot of… So important.
Joseph Kony, Invisible Children and the rise of...
loisleex: shortformblog: There’s something strange about the sudden surge in interest in the story of Joseph Kony. This is not to say that the Ugandan figurehead, tied closely to the Lord’s Resistance Army, isn’t worth wide notice (it certainly is). But we’ve gotten numerous requests to cover this story (being pushed by the charity group Invisible Children), and we feel like there’s a strange...
Roomie finished watching Dil Bole Hadippa......
My face: In my head: SO. PROUD.