The Monday Pop Culture Ramble
2011 was supposed to be pop’s greatest year. After all, Britney Spears delivered “Hold It Against Me,” her addictive single that has the tempo of a manic episode (albeit, a dubstep episode), only two weeks into the new year. With Gaga tweeting weekly about “the greatest album of the decade,” 2011 felt like it would be remembered as the greatest year in pop music since...
thisismymonkey: Leonard Cohen | I’m Your Man
'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' at the Costume...
sebmoran: chicandhappy: Ph: Sølve Sundsbø (Source) Long live Mcqueen. Look, Caroline. I blogged about fashion! Hell froze over. Now back to the swap shop life.
Women's History Month Twitter Campaign
1 woman is raped every six minutes. 1 woman is murdered every thirty four. If you would like to participate in a Twitter campaign that would make these facts more well known, please repost this or email me at email@example.com. Here’s a link to more statistics: http://www.womensdefensecenter.com/crime.htm
A Phone Call From the Right Person Always Makes Me...
Anyone want to recommend me a movie to watch on...
Cara Hoffman's Article About the PP Fiasco... →
carahoffman: The U.S. House of Representatives voted recently to withhold all federal funding from Planned Parenthood for birth control, cancer screenings, HIV testing, and other urgent care the organization provides for women. This month alone has seen an incredible backlash against women in this country; the…
Everyone Read This Essay. →
Reblog if it's okay to invade your ask box.
allshallfade: The New York Times’s comprehensive and consistently updated wrapup of the political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East. Bookmark it.
Writers want love.– Betsy Lerner.
“I went to the woods because I wanted to live...
christinemc: -Henry David Thoreau
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The Gaga Conflict
My queer literature class has put me in a conflict with my love for pop stars-especially Lady Gaga. Gay men get stereotyped as stupid, ignorant queens, who care more about glitter than Lybya. Many gay icons, like Gaga, take credit for knocking down DADT and winning gay’s new rights, while others, such as Xtina, wait to claim the gays once Gaga makes gay icon a marketable form. (How did it...
In Forests for Trees, the book I’m reading, the editor recommends that writers listen to what people hate about them and use it to their benefit. This was the best news I heard all day!
So far I think there’s three classic albums from this decade: Kanye’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Robyn’s Body Talk Series, and Adele’s 21. They’re all masterpieces. Will these artists ever top themselves?
Random Rhetorical Questions and Links
1.) Why is macroeconomics so hard and yet so easy? 2.) Will Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark ever open? Will tickets ever be cheap enough, so I don’t feel bad about buying them? Probably no and no! 3.) Why did they let this happen? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/arts/15comedie.html?_r=1&ref=arts 4.) Why do I love this book so much?...
write, write, write.: Freedom and the English... →
carahoffman: Georgia State Rep. Bobby Franklin has proposed a bill that would take the word “victim” out of cases involving rape, stalking, domestic violence and obscene telephone contact with a child, and replace it with the word “accuser.” Franklin’s bill comes on the heels of an attempt to redefine the…
I’ll never be an angel. I’ll never be a saint. It’s true.– Madonna
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