I'm going to a concert at the end of March
I listening to Sigur Ros for the first time. This is not be confused with hearing, because I’m sure I’ve heard it before and itunes says that its played before. Yet, this is the first time I am truly listening to this artist. I get to see Sigur Ros at the ACC at the end of the month, and I’m ready to be amazing by this music being performed live. I really don’t know how...
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aboyscoutandabrownie: divineirony: To say, “This is my uncle,” in Chinese, you have no choice but to encode more information about said uncle. The language requires that you denote the side the uncle is on, whether he’s related by marriage or birth and, if it’s your father’s brother, whether he’s older or younger. “All of this information is obligatory. Chinese doesn’t let me ignore it,” says...
How to have fun when there (seemingly) aren't any...
fuckyeahswingdance: Being a follow can be tough. Dancing is still seen as pretty girly even in the 21st century, often leading to a lack of (male) leads. This can be particularly frustrating if you’ve paid a lot of money to attend an out-of-town event, and you’re hardly getting any dances. For me, it can make me feel like a terrible dancer (“No one wants to dance with meeee…”) and can lead to me...
With a few notable exceptions, people do not get into the sex industry for...– Janelle Galazia, “Staged” from Working Sex: Sex Workers Write about a Changing Industry (via mollycrabapple)
Not being assaulted is not a privilege to be earned through the judicious...– Emily Nagoski. (via rapeisnotajoke)
Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary.– Oscar Wilde (via deadbodydisco)