Why is it so hard To make it in America I try so...
If there was a nice Posturpedic mattress with very high quality Egyptian cotton...– A “sexagenarian.” Read more here via @nytimes.
Italian soccer match stopped due to racist abuse... →
A leading Italian soccer coach has called for stronger action against racism after a top-level match between AC Milan and Roma was suspended Sunday due to abusive chants by supporters.
I truly am not trying to insult anyone in particular with these lyrics, but I...– @TeclaTeclaTecla in NYLON. /// YESSSSS!
VIDEO: One of the Most Insane Endings to a Soccer...
latinorebels: This was perhaps one of the best endings we have ever seen in a soccer game. Ever. Watford vs. Leicester City. Winner advances to Wembley for the Championship playoff final and gets a chance to make it to the Barclays Premier League next season. The Daily Mail did a nice little graphic of how it all played out. Credit: Daily Mail And here is the thrilling video. Watford wins....
Emptyage: Generation X Doesn't Want to Hear It →
Earlier generations have weathered recessions, of course; this stall we’re in has the look of something nastier. Social Security and Medicare are going to be diminished, at best. Hours worked are up even as hiring staggers along: Blood from a stone looks to be the normal order of things “going… AWESOME!
Latino Rebels: Heroes and Colorism in America:... →
latinorebels: By now I’m sure you’ve seen the video interview of Charles Ramsey, a man being declared hero for rescuing three kidnapped Cleveland women missing for over a decade who were presumed dead. It’s not surprising such incredible news would go viral. It’s also not surprising one of the first few things…
Maybe it’s time everybody out there stops basing every decision you make on...– Stephen Colbert wasn’t happy about his sister’s loss to Mark Sanford in a special election his home state’s 1st Congressional District. (via playanon)
The Kansas City based quartet Making Movies kicked off the celebration …...– Review of Los Lobos Cinco De Mayo Festival at the Greek Theatre by @LAWeeklyMusic
Dog, we’re not Quincy Jones. There’s still stuff to learn we’re not there yet,...– @RatKing producer Sporting Life in The Source. via @REGULARGUYV
@toxic_sleuth: This scene!!!! poopstainedversace: THIS TOWN IS GOING TO HELL IN A GUCCI KNOCK-OFF HANDBAG GIRL
“And now I know how Joan of Arc felt Now I...
#Fordham's Lenny Cassuto on TV serial killers!
In a deeper sense, such material “scratches an itch” for viewers, said Leonard Cassuto, professor of American literature at Fordham University in New York and an expert in crime fiction. “And in this case, the collective itch is almost certainly anxiety.” Specifically, Cassuto says we are anxious about our families, and the serial killer serves as an extreme metaphor for...
@FordhamLawNYC's Center on National Security
… keeps coming up with these GREAT discussions: Crisis at Guantanamo: Will the Prison Ever Close? A panel of leading experts on Guantanamo will discuss the current conditions there and the feasibility of closing down the prison onFriday, May 10 at 12 p.m. in the 12th-floor Lounge/Corrigan Center, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus. Sponsored by the Center on National Security. For more...
There’s a club if you’d like to go You could meet somebody who...– Brutal depressing lyrics by Morrissey/The Smiths: WATCH Johnny Marr perform “How Soon Is Now” on Jimmy Fallon via @MTVHive
The prison camp is also, as Obama acknowledged on Tuesday, costly for U.S....– Obama can close Guantanamo Read: Reuters Next (via brooklynmutt)
Internet Usage In Latin America Looks Pretty Bleak...
univisionnews: By EMILY DERUY Less than half the people in Latin America use the internet. While two-thirds of Argentinians go online, just slightly more than one-third of Mexicans do the same. Read More
Have his mother singing, “It’s soooo...
The Media is an immigrant song, I think: it’s the noise made on the way from an...– from “Immigrant Songs” by Carly Carioli // issue 1 of “The Media” this piece crushes me every time i read it but i can’t stop reading it over & over & over (via lizpelly)
I need to listen to this interview on @WFUV!!
Because I’m CONVINCED I suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (the winter blues)!! Fordham Conversations for Sat. MAY 4, 2013 Spring is finally here, and for most of us that’s probably a breath of fresh air. There’s not only a change in the temperature but a change in people’s moods. Most of us have heard about the winter blues, but do you know where the saying comes from? Every year,...
Like the Bob Dylan of today. #NP
I really only listen to like German death reggae and Halloween sound effects...– –April (Aubrey Plaza) on Parks and Recreation (Damn. I love this show.)
h/t @ty_ushka for this article....
You’ve heard the words of the old blues song: “They say if you’s white, should be all right, / If you’s brown, stick around, / But if you’s black, mmm mmm, brother, get back, get back, get back.” That old racial imaginary is changing. Brown is staining the edges of the racial divide. Richard Rodriguez has written, “Brown bleeds through the straight line, unstaunchable — the line separating black...
Maybe he doesn’t rap very well anymore and thinks that switching to a degraded...– @NYTimes’ @joncaramanica on @SnoopDogg (Snoop Lion). Read more here.
LYRICS!! Well, I woke up Sunday morning With no...