Anyone else heard that the POTUS might open a full investgation of Wall Street’s role in the financial takedown by Monday?
Who Is Newton Leroy Gingrich? →
“He believes that what he says in public and how he lives don’t have to be connected,” she says. “If you believe that, then yeah, you can run for president.” “She” is Marianne Gingrich. This quote comes from John Richardson’s lengthy, incisive Esquire profile from two years back. If you need to know how the formerly-disgraced Speaker of the House...
Cool Like Me by Donnell Alexander
elscatteredone: I’m cool like this: I read fashion magazines like they’re warning labels telling me what not to do. When I was a kid, Arthur Fonzarelli seemed a garden-variety dork. I got my own speed limit. I come when I want to. I maintain like an ice cube in the remote part of the freezer. Cooler than a polar bear’s toenails. Cooler than the other side of the pillow. Cool like...
Dirty Talk 101 →
Disclaimer: I actually think this is very suitable for the office, just not for reading aloud in the workplace. honeyedexcrements: I’m sure I do not need these notes but… it doesn’t hurt to peep. NSFW
Before You See 'Red Tails' →
Listen to my story about why you’ve seen so few non-clown black heroes on your movie screens. From December 2010. Still timely.
Art is either a democratic political instrument, or it is not.– Dave Hickey http://tinyurl.com/74lbtp3 (via rebeccatotman)
The Dead Drum Major →
I find the death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion disturbing in a way that’s not so different from the Jerry Sandusky case. LZ Granderson has a good take. To refresh your memory, Champion was the young man who died of internal bleeding in November after allegedly being hazed by his bandmates. Champion was a drum major for FAMU’s highly regarded marching band and...