What Congress will look like in 2015.
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”
, classical music
, cop cars
, police cars
, video game music
Back in the 40s Langston Hughes annotated a melting pot map created by Emma Bourne for The Council Against Intolerance in America.
, Common Food
, Code Switch
, conspiracy theories
, conspiracy theory
, northern soul
, the illuminati
I’m thinking about narration and narratives and sharing recently.
Doug Fishbone and friends – Adventureland Golf, a conceptual-art miniature golf course
Bite – Felt Up, strange stories told via puppets
Why people love to get lost in books, a brief essay
100 books that SHOULD be written
Four Literary Short Films, “like a music video, for books.”
Outside Lands podcast, history and preservation in San Francisco
Do You Speak Science, a blog about science and words
Trayvon Redux, a poem by Rita Dove
Hi, moments of narratives, shown on maps
Bagels and Grits, a just-starting-out paired-photo blog in the spirit of 3191 Miles Apart and Hipsters and Clogs
Hacking Teddy Ruxpin, exactly what you think it is
Incomplete manifesto for growth, a set of guidelines
750 Words, a site that is sort of a gamification of daily writing
A nice little ditty by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.
When you don’t know the right word you stick with what you know, the Camelopard.
Where you won’t find tornadoes.
A strong case could easily be made that reading these magazines would likely make you less knowledgable.