(You said) we were born with nothing
And we sure as hell have nothing now
a song of ice and fire - fake book covers (click for better resolution)
↳ 1x04 Phantom Traveler
Brussels (by Angélica Vis)
I only accept sexts in iambic pentameter
Thy beauty is beyond all earth’s compare;
Pray tell me, lover mine, what dost thou wear?
[climbs to the top of a mountain]
[screams] THE IDEA OF PROPER GRAMMAR IS A BULLSHIT CONSTRUCT BASED ON RACISM AND CLASSISM
[climbs back down]
Linguistically what we call…
"I try to stay consciously away from the roles of the girl who throws herself at the leading man, because I’ve done it a lot and I want to move on. I ticked that box."
It’s actually a pretty good example of people using identity politics to absolve themselves of complicity in oppressive systems.
Among young black men in America, about 10 percent are currently incarcerated. It’s shocking, but we’ve almost grown used to it.
But while those young men are in prison, what’s happening to their wives, girlfriends, mothers and sisters?
Eviction. A new study coming out of Milwaukee shows that eviction is for black women what incarceration is for black men. One in 20 households there are evicted every year. In predominately black communities, that rate doubles to 1 in 10 families.—
Post-racial America, y’all
Because making something disappear isn’t enough; you have to bring it back. That’s why every magic trick has a third act, the hardest part, the part we call The Prestige. [insp x]