A 25-year-old Spanish man has been ordered by a judge to leave home and look for...– CNN I’m pretty sure that’s not the way he wanted his suit to end … though I’m not sure what he expected. (via squashed)
The Rite of Spring
We’re under a flash flood warning, a general flood warning, severe thunderstorm warning, and a tornado watch. And there’s no end in sight for the storms in the upcoming forecast. I watch the skies and the creeks & rivers with apprehension. Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” is an erratic, violent, raw work for a reason.
insaniyat: Fashioning Faith: a documentary by Yasmin Moll - At the intersections of faith and fashion, designers explore what it means to be young, female and Muslim in today’s America. Synopsis: Muslim clothing designers in New York City struggle to combine high fashion with a high sense of piety. Their designs aim to stay true to Islamic principles of feminine modesty while attempting to...
Went on the swings with my five-year-old niece...
It was awesome.
fuckyeahelectronicmusic: Korn & Skrillex - “Get Up (Skrillex Director’s Cut)”
NBA Fines Bryant $100,000 For Gay Slur →
The NBA fined Kobe Bryant $100,000 on Wednesday for using a derogatory gay term in frustration over a referee’s call. NBA Commissioner David Stern issued a swift disciplinary ruling after the five-time NBA champion guard cursed and used a common homophobic slur when referee Bennie Adams called a technical foul on him Tuesday night in the third quarter of Los Angeles’ win over the...
Mom Drives Van Into N.Y. River, Killing Self, 3... →
Every year I teach a small unit on La Llorona, the Crying Woman of the Spanish-speaking world whose children died in a river. In some versions it was an accident, but in most, she is the killer, usually driven to despair and madness by some cruelty of the children’s father. She eventually dies in the river as well, and she returns as a ghost. For all of eternity, she haunts the riverbanks,...