“That the penalty for disowning whiteness appears to be more severe than the penalty for killing a…”

“That the penalty for disowning whiteness appears to be more severe than the penalty for killing a black person says something about what our culture holds dear.”

- Eula Biss, White Debt - The New York Times
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Audrey Wollen on Sad Girl Theory:Sad Girl Theory is a proposal —…



Audrey Wollen on Sad Girl Theory:

Sad Girl Theory is a proposal — a gesture, a question — that’s structured around the idea that girls’ sadness and self destruction can be re-staged, re-read, re-categorised as an act of political resistance instead of an act of neurosis, narcissism, or neglect. This opens up an entirely new history of activism: what happens if we understand “revolt” as something that can be internal, personal, performed on our own bodies instead of anothers? Girls’ agency has been so dispersed and diluted throughout history; it makes sense to me that maybe the way we fight back has stopped mimicking the masculinised tactics of past revolutions. We can redefine what violence, activism, and autonomy can mean for girls by looking at the actions that are already so pervasive in girl-culture (self-hate, sorrow, suffering, and even suicide) and asserting them as scenes of protest. (via Audrey Wollen On Art, Sadness & Internet Girl Culture | Fashion Magazine | News. Fashion. Beauty. Music. | oystermag.com)

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“Why is our language so eccentric? Just what is this thing…



“Why is our language so eccentric? Just what is this thing we’re speaking, and what happened to make it this way?” The Week provides a brief and accessible history of the English language. (via English is weird)

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253/365/2015 good friends



253/365/2015 good friends

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352/365/2015 I can’t believe I spent so much time today…



352/365/2015 I can’t believe I spent so much time today playing Katy Perry’s new game

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