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6-Year Old Rocks Words of Wisdom About Being a Woman »

6-Year Old Rocks Words of Wisdom About Being a Woman

I wake up to the Lenny newsletter from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, who aim to dismantle the patriarchy, one newsletter at a time.  Thank you, ladies. Today, this little gem popped out at me.  Hope you enjoy actor, Kathryn Hahn's 6-year old's narrative, illustrated by Colleen Tighe as much as I do. What I Learned From My 6-Year Old Daughter [...]

#DearDaddy the Power of a Story Well-told »

#DearDaddy the Power of a Story Well-told

Via The Local: The video, directed by Swede Jakob Ström for the Norwegian arm of the charity Care International, promotes the message that fathers need to do more than just guard their daughters from physical dangers, they should also work to change attitudes in society. No words. Just click.  

Eva Hesse: A Documentary About The Most Famous Artist »

Eva Hesse: A Documentary About The Most Famous Artist You Never Heard Of

In 1970, Eva Hesse died of brain tumors at the the height of her art career.  She was 34 years old.  In her wake, she left behind one of the most remarkable bodies of work by a twentieth century artist.  After her death, the Guggenheim Museum gave her a five-year retrospective, and filled the famous space with her work. Not generally [...]

University Course: Wasting Time on the Internet »

University Course: Wasting Time on the Internet

Dr. Kenneth Goldsmith mirrors an idea whose time may have come: I’m so tired of reading, every time you pick up a paper, on how bad the Web is," he told the Washington Post. "I don’t think that’s true. I think the Internet is making us smarter. So he has set out to make an academic point.  Poet, UbuWeb founder and [...]

ManServants.co Need We Say More? »

ManServants.co Need We Say More?

What do women really want?  It's a question for the ages.  And in this age, this idea started back when co-founders Josephine Wai Lin and Dalal Khajah were working at advertising agency AKQA. “We hired men to act as body guards for our bosses as a joke." “One guy was actually a male stripper but we wanted him to just pretend he was [...]

Aging Boomers Become The Flat Age Society »

Aging Boomers Become The Flat Age Society

Photo illustrations by Zachary Scott for The New York Times. Have you noticed?  People over 45 don't "act their age"?  And what exactly does acting one's age mean, anyway?  We live in a time of physical augmentation and augmented reality as the norm.  At the same time, we live in a time of radical redefinition of the term "aging".  What [...]

James Kerr AKA Scorpion Dagger Turns Animated GIFS »

“I like the idea of these people bumbling around the world and having fun, and not taking life too seriously.” At first, I was just looking for images without copyrights on them! It was maybe a few months into Scorpion Dagger when I realized that I kept going back to the Renaissance art, and started thinking that maybe there was something [...]

Moving Always Changes One’s Perspective »

Moving Always Changes One’s Perspective

After more than two decades living in the San Francisco Bay Area, and 14 years in Sonoma County, I made the move back to my roots in Southern California.  Los Angeles, is an amazing place, full of opportunity for the experiences I love. Looking forward to more post inspiration and sunsets like this one. More photos on dgirlp's

Food Porn: The World’s Newest Obsession »

Food Porn:  The World’s Newest Obsession

I live  in Foodie-Ville. Sonoma County, California is known for its access to the world's most beautiful, biodynamic, Demeter-approved, organic, humanely-produced, preciously prepared and ingested culinary perfection.  So I'm accustomed to seeing lots of social media food porn. But really, how many pictures can we take of pizza, pasta, [...]

July 4th Afterthoughts: Andy Warhol on American »

  “Everybody has their own America, and then they have pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can’t see. So the fantasy corners of America, you’ve pieced them together from scenes in movies and music and lines from books. And you live in your dream America that you’ve custom-made from art and schmaltz and [...]

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