I wrote about: “Men who pride themselves on their sophistication keep swooning over body types that blur the line between childlike and child.”
This has been bothering me for some time now, but I could never have dreamed of saying it better than Ayesha did.
Lord Disick for Yeezus.
It’s been a long, hard salty summer. I’ve felt my face wither from the wind and the tide. I don’t know what will become of me. All I know is that for us Sea Hags, it’s only going to get longer and harder…and saltier.
After four years of altering grades using credentials gained with keylogger equipment installed on professors’ keyboards, three Purdue University students were finally busted when one of those professors complained that one of his passwords mysteriously changed.
This is one of the best posts/essays I’ve read. Please read when you get a chance.
If you haven’t read it yet, we highly recommend that you check out Patton Oswalt’s awesome essay about plagiarism in comedy, heckling, rape jokes, and the limitations of individual perception. It is brave and honest and oh-so-very-very-smart. Here’s a sampling from the section in which he grapples with the latest Internet controversy over a comedian’s rape joke:
In this past week of re-reading the blogs, going through the comment threads, and re-scrolling the Twitter arguments, I haven’t once found a single statement, feminist or otherwise, saying that rape shouldn’t be joked under any circumstance, regardless of context. Not one example of this.
In fact, every viewpoint I’ve read on this, especially from feminists, is simply asking to kick upward, to think twice about who is the target of the punchline, and make sure it isn’t the victim.
And now you can go listen to an interview with Oswalt here.
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She gets to travel (well) all the time for her job and studied at the Sorbonne and London School of Economics.
I’m pretty much in awe of her resume.