Millie is indeed tired of the relentless inundation of “sexy” Hallowe’en costumes.
She’s also tired of the trotting out of cultural stereotypes, and this ad campaign is fantastic.
This video by the ever insightful Jay Smooth on the Occupy Wall Street movement is well worth the four minutes to watch.
Millie may write more about this later (and here, even! Yes, she hasn’t forgotten that she contributes here too, and not just links!), but this post on masculinity as seen on TV is great.
You’ve got balls,” we say, when once we could have yelled that “the testimonies of your Manhood are swell’d as big, Sirrah, as a couple of Norfolk dumplings!”
Millie would’ve done well in a time when people talked like that.
Disney movies look way funnier when the faces are swapped.
Everyone needs duct tape in their arsenal of tools, now use it to make your own dress form.
No one else will care, but The Rocket Scientist shows up for a few seconds in this video about the US Ambassador to Germany. [Millie: Is he the dude in a suit brushing his hair back?] [Katie: No, he's the dude who looks like The Rocket Scientist You see him sitting at the far end of the front row of the presentation, looking very serious with his Aquiline nose]
Listen to Florence & The Machine’s new album, “Ceremonials”!
This Atlantic article on women and marriage is fascinating.
Occupy Wall Street’s race problem.
Joss Whedon is doing Much Ado About Nothing!
On a selfish note, Katie’s eyeing a new pair of boots. But what color (driftwood, cognac or lavendar)?
Restoring the Clyfford Still art collection for exhibition.