Certain people are convinced that I am either a slightly butch lesbian or a slightly effeminate gay man in a womans body.






60 issues of this in comic book form on my desk by next quarter, please.

(Source: gottsmote)


So I’ve heard somebody wanted to see a gif of that moment when Brian Cox was ran over by Stephen Hawking. Here it is, I hope it loads.


So I’ve heard somebody wanted to see a gif of that moment when Brian Cox was ran over by Stephen Hawking. Here it is, I hope it loads.


NoPlace, Tidens Krav, and UKS in Oslo, Norway 

Photo by Jason Havneraa

Per Kristian Nygård, Not Red But Green, at No Place Gallery

NoPlace is an artist run space organized by Jason Havneraas, Kristian Skylstad, Karen Nikgol, Hans Christian Skovholt, and Petter Buhagen. During Not Red But Green, Per Kristian Nygård constructed and grew an impressive, hilly landscape of grassy mounds, receding mysteriously into an interior room. By estimation, the lawn may have receded thirty feet or so, but illusion stretched this to visually harbor the scale of true hillsides, presenting the viewer with elvish wonderment about process as well as intention. Several small children in attendance had to be warded off from climbing onto the greenway, and this was no wonder, for there was an instinctual and inviting pull from the grass, making one want to depart from the conventions of art viewership. The grass sculpture was grown in entirety from seeds that had been planted two or two-and-a-half weeks earlier, and the mound formations brought to mind Icelandic lore of Huldufólk, or Hidden People, the mythical inhabitants of stones and mounds. I asked Kristian Nygård if there was a connection to this Icelandic lore of the land, and he said not in particular, and rather he’s engaging with what he described as “basic sculpture” (seeds and soil) and “just works in space. ” Simply put, he said he was “trying to make something that doesn’t make sense.” Kristian Nygård also described how undertaking these interior sculptures involve finding out particularities and the labor of becoming “your own assistant and a gardener.” A visceral connection to craft and an open sense of process took hold, eclipsing the end result of production or concept of object.



The evolution of Halloween costumes for girls…

this is really important

I work at a store which sells a lot of Halloween costumes and one thing I’ve realized is that the issue of all the womens costumes being sexy is more a problem of labelling. It’s not that there are no regular leopard costumes, it’s that they’re all being labelled mens. 100% of the outfits in our womens section are dresses (most of them sexy) and about 90% of the outfits in the mens section would be considered unisex by most people. If they made a unisex section then there’d only be about 5-10 costumes that are specifically for men (personally I’m of the opinion that anyone should be able to wear whatever they feel like but I’m talking about whats generally deemed appropriate by society at large). If they simply started putting both male and female models on the leopard onesie it’d be better and feel less demeaning and restrictive but from a merchandising point of view it isn’t good to have a ridiculously small mens section. I’m not really sure what the solution is but for now when you look for a costume think of the mens category as unisex and most of the womens as the sexy version. Pictures like these make it seem like there are no options for non-sexy outfits but for pretty much all of those ones above (save the female characters like Minnie and Dorthy) you could get a “mens” version that is perfectly normal. I agree that it’s bad to only have sexy ones marketed to females but it’s definitely not the only ones available to females. Don’t let labels stop you.


Leonid Afremov (b. 1955, Mexico) Various Paintings

I love those brushstrokes, especially in the first two.


Here’s some clips of Craig Ferguson laughing to brighten your day.

Oh man. I love this dude so much, he’s hilarious. I’m gonna miss this show come the new year.