“You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do somethin’ themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want somethin’, go get it. Period.” Chris Gardner - The Pursuit of Happyness Not sure about the film, but I love that line.
Something Quiet: If media covered America the way... →
jahanzebjz: Yet another massacre has occurred in the historically war-torn region of the Southern United States – and so soon after the religious festival of Easter. Brian McConkey, 27, a Christian fundamentalist militiaman living in the formerly occupied territory of Alabama, gunned down… Changing the perspective says something pretty important about American media culture - thankfully...
“And to use something as elegant as a tree? Imagine this design assignment: Design something that makes oxygen, sequesters carbon, fixes nitrogen, distills water, makes complex sugars and foods, changes colours with the seasons, and self-replicates.… and then why don’t we knock that down and write on it?” ~ William McDonough
New Zealand Landscapes Timelapse Volume Two — Don’t think there’s any more stunning way of showing how the world changes around us in ways we would never notice otherwise. Great work.
Last post I was talking about Tabletop, the now-established online video series about playing… Last post I was talking about Tabletop, the now-established online video series about playing various board games (nothing like hot off the press with information). One of the titles that has been played on the series with great interest to me is… View Post
I’m sure that anyone even vaguely into geekery and gaming would known Felicia Day – who has become a geek icon through her work on The Guild – but one of the hidden gems on her YouTube channel GeekAndSundry is the Tabletop series. Essentially each episode… View Post
Ulysses - Tennyson
Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find,… View Post
Moniquilliloquies.: On Cultural Appropriation (TW:... →
Great, great post rebutting another post that can most charitably be described as naive (and at worst, downright stupid).
Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. It’s enough to drive one...– Claude Monet Great quote. Replace the word ‘beautiful’ with ‘fascinating’ and would still be just as applicable.
What they don’t understand about birthdays and what they never tell you is that...– Sandra Cisneros (via coffeeiscomely) Really lovely description.