Having gone to as many shows as I can physically afford to here in the great city of Boston I’ve started to ponder my best concert moments. Just times where I was either so elated to be at a show and couldn’t contain myself or specific moments that made me smile uncontrollably. There have been many many amazing moments in my life where I’ve walked out of a show beaming but here are some of my...
Robert F. Kennedy's speech the day after Dr.... →
kateoplis: “This is a time of shame and sorrow. It is not a day for politics. I have saved this one opportunity, my only event of today, to speak briefly to you about the mindless menace of violence in America which again stains our land and every one of our lives. … Whenever any American’s life is taken by another American unnecessarily - whether it is done in the name of the law or in the...
We have waited for more than three hundred and forty years for our God-given and...– Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” was published in the August 1963 issue of The Atlantic. Read the whole thing here. (via theatlantic)
A quick note on today
Dr Kings birthday. We talk about equality. We talk about the monumental gains that have been made since the fifties in terms of racial equity and yet we do nothing to absolve the fact that our schools are still deeply deeply segregated and we continue to under-educate and under support these communities. Today is a day that we think of a man who gave his life in order for peace and equity and we...
We need to make books cool again. If you go home with somebody and they don’t...– John Waters (via euphoriaaaa)
Cake- Sick of you John in many hats! Explosions! Bunny Suits!
thedailywhat: In Case You Missed It of the Day: Jon Stewart offers his thoughts on the tragic shooting in Tucson. [tds.] See Also: Stephen Colbert’s reaction.
Finishing up in Boston today after a really good time. For what is supposedly...– Anthony Bourdain (via derbygirl) Can’t wait to actually watch this.