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Nigerian fashion and publishing innovator, and former creator and editor of Pop’Africana, Oroma Elewa photographed by Elias Tahan

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Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960–1988) 

Misfits (Sweatshirt), ie. circa 1977

this is too good for words


Anonymous Artist (Constantinople)

Medallion with Saint George From an Icon Frame

Byzantine (c. 1100)

Cloisonné enamel, gold, D. 8.3 cm.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art


"To recap: 2 + 2 = 4, and a lifestyle choice + my neighbor = thought crime."

9 Famous Thinkers Who Were Total Hypocrites

#9. George Orwell Teamed Up With Big Brother to Defeat Communism

Orwell should have added an addendum to his philosophy: You’re free to believe in whatever you want, as long as it’s not communism. That’s not hypocritical per se, but as the Cold War raged on, Orwell’s fear of the red menace grew to the extent that he put on his own thought policeman’s cap and started reporting suspected commie sympathizers to the British government. In 1948, Britain decided to form a secret government organization called the Information Research Department (IRD), whose goal was to spread anti-communist propaganda. Orwell not only supported this organization, but agreed to work as an informer for them. A year before he died, Orwell provided the IRD with a list of the names of dozens of writers and researchers whom he thought might be “crypto-communist,” basing his judgment on everything from opinions they might have held to whether they were homosexual or Jewish.

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How Much Gay Sex Should a Novel Have?.


Caleb Crain writes about the boom, and subsequent crash, of the gay novel:
“Shouldn’t the way a sex scene is written, or isn’t written, depend on the aesthetic effects that a novelist is aiming for? After all, if the choice were determined instead…



To Be Real

Chantal Regnault’s Ballroom Portraits

Chantal Regnault's portraits captured the emerging and vibrant ballroom scene in Harlem, 1989-1992.

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Looks like im startin somethin in a few months

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