Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on The Daily Show.
My senator. I voted for her. I will vote for her again (barring any major bullshit).
She just had a book come out, and she’s doing a signing for my local indie bookstore on the 27th. I’m still pondering whether I want to go.
Impulsively bought this tea called “egyptian licorice” and it is the best tea I’ve ever had. Its slightly spicy and naturally sweet and delicious. Tastes like fall in a mug. Love it!
“In this fascinating talk, founder of the award-winning EverydaySexismProject, Laura Bates, talks about her inspiring initiative. The EveryDaySexism is an ever-increasing collection of over 50,000 women’s experiences of gender imbalance. The stories come from women of all ages, races and sexual orientations, disabled and non-disabled, employed and unemployed, religious and non-religious. The project has expanded into 18 countries worldwide and become internationally renowned, featuring in media from the New York Times to French Glamour, CNN to Grazia South Africa, Cosmopolitan to the Times of India.” - TEDxTalks
Woody Allen’s films primarily Manhattan are perfect for understanding Bourdieu’s concept of cultural and social capital. Think I need to go back and rewatch his films now.
Read Pierre Bourdieu, especially Language and Symbolic Power
Try not to read it while drunk
The actions of 19 Islamic extremists on 9/11 left an indelible mark on America. Today, millions pause to commemorate the attacks’ 13th anniversary, to honor the victims and to remember that all life is special and sacred. But there’s an untold story amid the many speeches and moments of silence — one filled with a different kind of pain, grief and strong sense of loss.
don’t forget sikhs, they get lumped in as well
The verb, “éclairer” in french means “to enlighten,” so does this mean that I should feel “enlightened” when I eat an éclair?
‘Politicians in My Eyes’ by Death is my new jam.