— some wise high school kid
"There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do." - Amy Poehler
Happy Birthday Amy! We can’t wait to talk to you later this fall.
In case you missed it, here’s our 2009 interview with her. (It’s awesome)
— Junot Díaz, with Diógenes Céspedes and Silvio Torres-Saillant (1996)
Behind the smiles and thank you’s elicited from cheery greetings of Welcome to College! I’m sure there’s still a million questions on your mind. What classes do I take? What clubs should I join? What friendships will I make?
The thing is, you’ll be confronted with even more questions throughout your college experience—questions of identity. So is this who I really am? Why is it that people see me differently from who I really am?
And while you can ask others for their advice and guidance, ultimately it’s up to you to find your own answers.
new aesthetic: surreal pop punk
your shorts are glowing and are made of a material not known to this world. your vans die and regenerate every night. every band does covers of gregorian chants. your bangs extend into infinity.
fall out void
Abandon your mortal form and ascend to a higher plane! at the disco
Something for my feminist theory class.
I’d love to see the reactions to this from a crowd. I can kind of imagine a quiet, solemn understanding from the ladies and a lot of confused questions from the guys… If my memory of art school serves me.
In 9th grade English we read Laurie Halse Anderson’s “Speak”. For those of you who haven’t read it, the author makes it abundantly clear that the teenage protagonist, Melinda, was raped, before the protagonist actually says it.
Our English teacher asked the boys in the class what happened to Mel. They came up with the most ridiculous answers. Every girl in the class just knew.
This just goes to show…
Not all men menace women, but yes all women have felt menaced by a man.
Every girl understands this because every girl knows the fear implicit in this image.