“I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we are reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for? We need the books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us.”—Franz Kafka (via moldavia)
The Mississippi Personhood Amendment - We’ve seen the likes of these “personhood” movements before, most recently in Colorado. Well, they’re back, and this time in Mississippi. The goal of this movement is not to just criminalize abortion with the argument that life begins at implantation, …
WOW! Fox News, you’ve really outdone yourselves this time. Also, it’s nice to know that their only references to female comediennes are Mila Kunis (yup), Anna Ferris, some chick from VH1 and Olivia Munn. Get fucking real.
This is the grossest thing I’ve read in a long time. Cheers to you FOX News, you disgusting piles of dogshit!
“‘The new female comedian has to be the sexual aggressor, sexually provocative, dominant and successful,’ says entertainment expert Patrick Wanis.
Wanis also says funny women who aren’t all that sexy may struggle in the new comedy landscape.”
IMPORTANT JOURNALISM! I’M SO GLAD SOMEONE GOT PAID TO WRITE THESE WORDS DOWN!
First of all, “entertainment expert”? Come on, guy. Might as well major in Subjectivism and minor in Bullshit.
Anyway, this video has been making the rounds recently and it pertains to this article quite a bit. It’s for a movie called Miss Representation and I recommend everyone watch it. If that’s not your bag, I’ve heard good things about Keyboard Cat.