This is where I deliver some of the best (and often longest! Because reading!) articles on the internet that educate, inspire, and articulate the human condition so we can stay in reality and curiosity. Plus some art + beauty + LOLZ.
Here we go.
I wish I was writing this missive (and everything ever) in this Erotic Typeface. #nsfw
bell hooks is a prophet among us. Maybe just read everything she writes. Start here: Bell Hooks, Buddhism, Beats, and Loving Blackness
They say that before we achieve a measure of justice or equality, the methods of marginalization get more subtle and insidious. A heavy shout out to all the legit feminists (both male and female), but using our good cognition to recognize when people take on identities as the proverbial sheep’s clothing is discernment, and should be cultivated like your life depends on it. It does. When Feminism is a Brand
This Spiced Carrot + Lentil Soup might also need to be cultivated like your life depends on it. Soup is food for you, cozy god.
I totally fucking brake for time theory. I love to think of the ancient shepherds, lacking light pollution and a relentless stream of sensory input, watching the constellations like they were fireworks. This article, The Hummingbird Effect and the creation of time as we know it, is mesmerizing, but may make you wish you could time machine back and throat punch Galileo Galilei for inventing “minutes”.
I kind of want to be as excited about ANYTHING as this guy is about trains. Who knew there was a work for “train enthusiasts” and it’s “foamers”. THE MORE YOU KNOW.
Most lit candles extinguished by farting. Enough said.
Another prophet among us has died. Rest in Stardust, David Bowie.
These carvings are another reminder about the beauty of human potential. Art saves lives. Art restores hope. Art distills the culture into translatable bites. Consumed, art reveals, translates, articulates, and liberates.
Adore you all. Enjoy your sweet weekend.