There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help women.– Madeleine Albright speaking to an auditorium full of women at TEDWomen in Washington on Wednesday. You go, former Secretary of State. (via washingtonpoststyle) So sassy! Really though.
The standard pattern of a designer interview is to give you emotional turbidity....– Cathy Horyn says what we were all thinking: Azzedine Alaïa is too busy making clothes for fashion’s seemingly lightspeed cycle of in-and-out-and-in to ever touch him (via notacomplexperson)
People like to deal with good-looking people,” he said. “They like...– “Should Being Pretty Pay?” Allure
Film School Thesis Statement Generator →
from my friend Alex. The fluid identification of the viewer in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days echoes the primacy of scholarship in the Abrahamic religions. Through the collapsing of identity and whiteness, The Ugly Truth fragments nativist arguments of the early-twentieth century. Made of Honor conforms to the plight of the migrant worker in post-war America through its use of mise-en-scene.
Elizabeth Edwards: 1949-2010
newsweek: Jonathan Alter remembers the author and political wife who faced cancer with courage and honesty. Elizabeth Edwards:
Perel à Paris: La Dégustation →
perelaparis: At long last, my world wine market class “put into practice” what we learned throughout the semester with a tasting as our last session. And, to be fair, this was my only non-politics class, so it was received with no guilt whatsoever. For both myself and others, I will record here my impression… David teaches you how to taste wine! Real wine, in the end, is not an...
I just sent an e-mail out to a bunch of people at work whose kids go to the...– Cathy Cathie Black, in the NYT. (via markcoatney)
We have had people phoning up asking to get trapped in, but it’s kind of...– “Snow forces eight-day lock-in at Kirkbymoorside pub,” BBC
If you’re under 25 and you live on a sink estate in Lurgan, Craigavon, Derry or...– Last year Northern Ireland suffered 22 terrorist-related attacks; so far this year there have been 39. Hardliners hope to plunge the province back into bloody strife. (via theeconomist) Check out this 2006 article from the Atlantic, too: “Double Blind,” by Matthew Teague.
futurejournalismproject: SNL: If WikiLeaks teamed up with TMZ.
Icelandic Elf School →
bestofwikipedia: The Icelandic Elf School, known as Álfaskólinn in Icelandic, is a school in Iceland that teaches students and visitors about Icelandic folklore. The school teaches about the hidden people and the 13 different kinds of elves that inhabit the country of Iceland. (via Marijke)
We talked to Michelle for a little bit and she asked a couple of questions...– “East Wing a cappella: Tigertones visit the White House,” Princeton Alumni Weekly
MODERATOR 1: Okay. Which designers do you prefer? SECRETARY CLINTON: What...– Hillary Clinton is asked what designers she wears moments after making point about sexism (via) I’ve seen this everywhere, but I’m reblogging this just for the gif. So sassy.
A writer lives in awe of words for they can be cruel or kind, and they can...– John Steinbeck (via theparisreview)
OK, really, this Marie Claire iPad app is cool, mostly because of the makeup part, and because I am actually a 7-year-old. I’ll always have a soft spot for MC.