David Bowie as Tilda Swinton, with Tilda Swinton as David Bowie
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Revolutionary Gay Magazine: 5 Unconventional Drag Stars That Changed The Face Of Drag Forever -
1. Raja: This queen won the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race and rightfully so. Her statuesque “stomp the runway” and eclectic looks made her a front runner every time on her season. Never willing to conform and never giving a fuck about what people have to say, Raja has proven she is a force…
Love all these girls!
Roxane Gay is Spelled With One "N": What Empathy Is -
I was a visiting professor at the University of Alabama last week, teaching a group of students about how to write difference into our fiction. I thought about how we teach many things in the creative writing workshop—how to read and think like a writer, how to bring discipline to the wilder of…
We lived on cul-de-sacs & avenues,not streets, & with fireflies hummingat the partition, a shadow couldn’t bemore than a shadow. I couldn’t sleep—consumed as I was by my trembling—but felt their sleeping, their dormancy,how it stirred in me a hungerblack as a pocked tooth. The painof that night was like the pain of a tooth:it swelled, it ached. It was growing.
Safe House: On Catharsis -
Nick Flynn wrote one of the best memoir’s I’ve ever read, Another Bullshit Night In Suck City, which is also the only literary work I know that refers to my hometown by name. The book is about, among other things, his mother’s suicide, his own history of addiction, and his father’s homelessness….
(Source: The Huffington Post)
Submission by: <”Patroclus“>
This is the best .gif. Game over.
Can we take a minute just to appreciate the best photo of the President of the United States that I’ve ever seen? And by best, I obviously mean sassiest. Seriously, this could be the cover of Sassy magazine! SASSYPANTS FOR PREZ.
[via Washington Post]
Wonder on a Whim: Satan Says by Sharon Olds -
I am locked in a little cedar box
with a picture of shepherds pasted onto
the central panel between carvings.
the box stands on curved legs.
it has a gold, heart shaped lock
and no key. I am trying to write my
way out of the closed box
redolent of cedar. Satan
comes to me in the locked box
This fucking poem. TOO GOOD.
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