In the eternal words of Oscar Wilde, "That shit cray."
~ Saturday, April 12 ~
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I aim to be
lionhearted,
but my
hands still
shake
and my voice
isn’t quite
loud
enough.
— Michelle K., Earning Your Roar.   (via minusoneday)

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~ Friday, April 4 ~
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~ Wednesday, April 2 ~
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I don’t like this expression “First World problems.” It is false and it is condescending. Yes, Nigerians struggle with floods or infant mortality. But these same Nigerians also deal with mundane and seemingly luxurious hassles. Connectivity issues on your BlackBerry, cost of car repair, how to sync your iPad, what brand of noodles to buy: Third World problems. All the silly stuff of life doesn’t disappear just because you’re black and live in a poorer country. People in the richer nations need a more robust sense of the lives being lived in the darker nations. Here’s a First World problem: the inability to see that others are as fully complex and as keen on technology and pleasure as you are.

One event that illustrated the gap between the Africa of conjecture and the real Africa was the BlackBerry outage of a few weeks ago. Who would have thought Research In Motion’s technical issues would cause so much annoyance and inconvenience in a place like Lagos? But of course it did, because people don’t wake up with “poor African” pasted on their foreheads. They live as citizens of the modern world. None of this is to deny the existence of social stratification and elite structures here. There are lifestyles of the rich and famous, sure. But the interesting thing about modern technology is how socially mobile it is—quite literally. Everyone in Lagos has a phone.

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~ Monday, March 31 ~
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If Fallon has the kind of quick mental or verbal agility that I like to see in a host, he’s kept those skills well-hidden. Fallon, the times I’ve watched him, can only laugh at the guests’ jokes, trip over their punchlines, and set up the next “spontaneous” bit. Every other host, it seems, can maintain a conversation with a guest; there’s an active and agile wit. Some hosts parry with guests, some trade verbal jazz licks with them. Carson was famous for his ability to do both, or be the straight man who sets up the ball for the guest to spike. Fallon? He’s just…there. At times, he appears to be like an audience member who won a “Co-Host ‘Tonight’ For A Night” contest. (“Oh my God, I can’t believe I’m really here…I’m totally going to Facebook this right now…”) Interviews are cut short to play party games. And it seems like “Tonight” has found a way to bleach the spontaneity and energy from those segments, too. This stuff just doesn’t register to me as comedy. It’s more like watching four people I don’t know playing “Scattergories.” It’s as interesting to me as viewing a wedding video when I don’t know any of the participants and at no point does a key structural support in the gazebo fail and tip the entire wedding party into a lake.
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love poem for bacons

dennys:

bacons fall over
me until my
body is bacon
covered
you can be my
second skin
bacon strips
even bacon bits
don’t care how you
slice it
chop it
i want bacons
never
stop it.

i love you,
bacons

i keep you in
my heart
and my
pocket.

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princessaftbh:

socialjusticefandomblogger:

wasntgoodenough:

flossingwhiledrunk:

wait for it

I was just sitting there like “the fuck am I waiting for” and then I kinda exploded with happyness

I thought this was just a picture of boots. IT IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN THAT.


omG

princessaftbh:

socialjusticefandomblogger:

wasntgoodenough:

flossingwhiledrunk:

wait for it

I was just sitting there like “the fuck am I waiting for” and then I kinda exploded with happyness

I thought this was just a picture of boots. IT IS SO MUCH BETTER THAN THAT.

omG


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~ Sunday, March 23 ~
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unimpressedcats:

King of the jungle

unimpressedcats:

King of the jungle

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cottoncandy-cupcake:

There’s this shitty thing that happens when you learn about the reality of racism, sexism and misogyny. You start to hear it from the mouths of your parents, grandparents, friends and siblings and you can’t ignore it anymore but you’ll see how many of them will ignore you when you speak out about it.

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