“You get to consciously decide what has meaning and what doesn’t. That is real freedom. that is being educated and understanding how to think.” - David Foster Wallace
In the age-old battle between book and bath, man has tried many things: the reading tray, the conveniently placed towel, the waterproof page. An eight-year-old has gone one better.
The next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates? — tanya b.
I do not take baths because I can’t sit still that long but….oh look a bird.
…this is genius.
In a poor city in a poor country on a poor continent, there is a group of people with a singular purpose: to look rich.
Or, rather, to look good — and to fully embody the suave, elegant style that a wardrobe of three-piece suits, silk socks, fedoras and canes might suggest.
They are called sapeurs or members of the Societe des Ambianceurs et des Personnes Elegantes (the Society of Tastemakers and Elegant People). And when they go out, they turn the streets of Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, into a fashion runway.
Photo Credit: Hector Mediavilla/Picturetank
In this debut episode of the web series Spending Time With, Dale heads uptown to a tiny stage in Manhattan to rehearse for a never-going-to-happen variety show with filmmaker, Cory McAbee (The Billy Nayer Show, American Astronaut). There’s dancing, and then there’s whatever these two are doing. And there’s a ukulele.
Q.U.E.E.N. - Janelle Monae Feat. Erykah Badu
Shout outs to Azza. I see you in thurrrrrr.
Marriage proposal in the mail.