“The world needs you. It doesn’t need you at a party having read a book about how to appear smart at parties – these books exist, and they’re tempting – but resist falling into that trap. The world needs you at the party starting real conversations, saying, ‘I don’t know,’ and being kind.”—Charlie Kaufman’s BAFTA speech, here. (via hannahbellamy)
An excellent review of a book on hidden bias, gender equality and privilege.
“Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine.”
“As for the sheer number of images overwhelming the medium, which every photo panel seems to devolve into nowadays, I think it’s silly. Writers aren’t complaining that the number of emails on the internet is somehow overwhelming their medium. I think if you can’t tell the difference between art and your friends’ instagram, then you’re probably lacking some basic understanding of the medium.”—Carl Gunhouse (via photographsonthebrain)
Yet another garbage article came out today by a white woman crying about the mean intersectional feminists on Twitter and Tumblr. “Feminist infighting takes our eyes off the real struggle.” “Feminist infighting isn’t getting us anywhere.” By “infighting” they mean “valid criticism” and “the…