WAR ON DRUGS: DECRIMINALIZING DRUG ADDICTS
Recently a very important summit took place in London, England. It included a lot of promenent names coming from a variety of political and personal positions: Russel Brand (comedian who wears a hat - more on that later, recovering addict who enjoys sobriety.) Richard Branson (Virgin/Airlines Founder, Philanthropist) Eliot Spitzer(Former Governor of New York) and others. I will not beat...
Is John Hamm Out of Line?
Jon Hamm was quoted by saying (in ELLE UK’S upcoming issue) ”Whether it’s Kim Kardashian or Paris Hilton or whoever, stupidity is certainly celebrated. Being a f**king idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you’re rewarded significantly.” [[MORE]]
kill everything with kindness.: →
forelskette: I’m getting so unnecessarily frustrated with the Kony 2012 initiative - or rather, people’s reaction to it. I understand that not everyone sees the big picture - people see it trending on twitter and feel like they’re doing something powerful by re-tweeting it. In reality, awareness only goes so…
STOP THE PRESSES : MEN CAN'T FEED THEIR CHILDREN
Isn’t this the sweetest thing you’ve ever seen in your life? This image is of a father lovingly holding his child and feeding him a bottle. Apparently it just isn’t OK to some people. “Breastfeeding activists in New Zealand raised so much of a stink over an ad featuring a dad bottle-feeding his baby that the New Zealand government actually decided to edit the image...
BLACK FACE: Oscars, K-Pop
I’ve been collecting myself in order to say this in a way that is even, clear, and without a whole lot of anger in my words. Did you watch the Oscars on Sunday night? Billy Crystal hosted - a last minute replacement of Eddie Murphy - and people generally seem to think he did an OK job. It makes me wonder if people were watching the same show I was. All I can remember is - aside from the...