What My Bike Has Taught Me About White Privilege

Originally posted on A Little More Sauce:
The phrase “white privilege” is one that rubs a lot of white people the wrong way. It can trigger something in them that shuts down conversation or at least makes them very defensive. (Especially those who grew up relatively less privileged than other folks around them). And I’ve…

Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on WordPress.com

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
Our editors dove into the archives to resurface top posts published on WordPress.com this year, from personal essays to comics, and photography to fiction. Here’s a glimpse of what you published — and what the community especially loved — in 2014. “Ever Wished That Calvin and Hobbes Creator…

Leigh Anne Tuohy Update: One Of The Teens Responds

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
One of the two teens involved in Leigh Anne Tuohy’s recent social media stunt has spoken out on Instagram (his name has been blurred out for privacy): Person One aka Teen Leigh Anne Tuohy approached at KFC: Yeah people don’t know what really happened because I actually had money…

Leigh Anne Tuohy, Racism, and the White Saviour Complex

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
Leigh Anne “That Nice Woman Sandra Bullock Played In The Blind Side” Tuohy recently posted the following picture and caption on her Facebook and Instagram accounts: “We see what we want! It’s the gospel truth! These two were literally huddled over in a corner table nose to nose and…

Fictitious Dishes: Elegant and Imaginative Photographs of Meals from Famous Literature | Brain Pickings

Have you ever seen your favourite books be translated into a preparation of food? This is not paper mache for your tongue it is actual food styles in syntax with the books. See classics like The Bell Jar and Alice in Wonderland become banquets in front of you. Do you also wanna translate your ownContinue reading “Fictitious Dishes: Elegant and Imaginative Photographs of Meals from Famous Literature | Brain Pickings”

Do I have things to talk about?

Contrary to how the world perceives content I think everyone, human or nonhuman, have a story to tell. I know that that story will be translated into a human scope in mind or human politics but still it’s a story to tell or write or something. A great point in case is the fantastic but notContinue reading “Do I have things to talk about?”

Coy Lips; fictionic

We begin our story at a small school in a city in South Asia that may be South Asian in geography but has a geography a bit akin to a meshing. The school has a Baroch posture of mass geometric shapes that undulate and at times continue in some postmodernistic, a bit futuristic sway. AkramContinue reading “Coy Lips; fictionic”

Guest Post: On Attention Deficit Disorder, Video Games and Community

Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
This is a guest post written by my amazing little sister, Catherine Thériault. She is a complete treasure. I was seven when I was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, although my parents had suspected since I was three or four that I might have it. I had all of…