I have a real chip on my shoulder about that — the idea that some things aren’t...– NYT: Cartoonist Lynda Barry Will Make You Believe In Yourself
31. Herbert Hoover – Hufflepuff 32. Franklin D. Roosevelt – Gryffindor 33....– The Presidents of the United States of America, Sorted Into Hogwarts Houses | Full-Stop.net (via rachelfershleiser) Obama is sooooooooooooo a Ravenclaw.
Oprah Winfrey Hangs Out With Lubavitch Jews For... →
After years of almosts and maybes, I met with a rabbi today to talk about having a bat mitzvah. I’d called four rabbis, and he was the first to call me back. I knew at once that I liked him; he was funny and kind and kept writing down names of books he thought I should read. (The way to my heart is with text.) Halfway through the discovery that his synagogue has a once-a-month sign language...
Portlandia’s audience already consider themselves in on the joke. Their sketch...– Put A Bird On It: The Aftermath
She stands and crosses the room to get a bottle of ketchup, and even the...– This is why I never read celebrity glossy mag interviews.
It's E.E. Cummings' Birthday, So Here Is My...
somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond any experience,your eyes have their silence: in your most frail gesture are things which enclose me, or which i cannot touch because they are too near your slightest look easily will unclose me though i have closed myself as fingers, you open always petal by petal myself as Spring opens (touching skilfully,mysteriously)her first rose or if your wish...
So I was going to wait until next week to announce this, but I couldn’t help myself. I’m launching a blog for religion website Patheos.com. The blog, Faith Goes Pop, will be about all things spiritual and pop culture-y, which is one of my favorite beats to cover. The reasons I couldn’t wait until next week? 1. An Israeli hospital posted about a visit from the Duggar family, and...
Q: Do you ever see mole people? A: I haven’t seen them in person, but I...– Ask Me Anything: NYC Subway Conductor
Tonight, you are offered all the internal freedom that you can imagine. How do...– A Kol Nidre Sermon for Occupy Wall Street
The Male Privilege Checklist →
stfufauxminists: lawsonry: Everyone must read this. Now. This list was compiled by Barry Deutsch, aka “Ampersand.” Permission is granted to reproduce this list in any way, for any purpose, so long as the acknowledgment of Peggy McIntosh’s work is not removed. If possible, I’d appreciate it if folks who use it would tell me how they used it; my email is barry-at-amptoons-dot-com. My odds...
Whenever and wherever I hear The Revelator I will always be home, driving around...– Albums Of Our Lives: Gillian Welch’s ‘Time (The Revelator)’ This will always, always be on my top five list.
I am so lucky that I have been able to create art and music and fulfill my...– JD Samson: I Love My Job, But It Made Me Poorer