“There are professional thrills and there are professional thrills, but I am extra especially thrilled to report that FSG is going to be publishing John Darnielle’s novel, Wolf in White Van, this fall. John is famous for his work with the Mountain Goats, and I suspect that none of the many fans who know his lyrics and have heard his stories will be surprised by the revelation that his is a genuinely literary mind. And it’s true—Wolf in White Van emphatically proves that his imagination and voice are at least as at home on the page as they are in song.
There are many things worth singling out for praise in Wolf in White Van:the unforgettable main character, Sean Phillips, who has been isolated by a disfiguring injury since age seventeen; Trace Italian, the intricate game within the novel that Sean created and runs; the interplay of real and imagined worlds, which is both complex and heartbreaking; the structure of the storytelling—audacious, brilliant, and never anything but convincing and unreasonably suspenseful; the prose itself, which is precise and beautiful and (forgive me) lyrical.”
Read more from editor Sean McDonald about Wolf in White Van here.
so here is a thing that is happening in my life that I am really incredibly excited about
Hair Inspired by the opening of #Beyonce’s #Partition video. #I wokeuplikethis. #outoffocus #oitnb #girlslikeus
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The 26th of January, for most Australians, is a day to drink, sunbake and wear flag emblazoned everything in honour of the day British sovereignty was proclaimed over the eastern coast of Australia in 1788.
For many Australians Australia Day, also known as Invasion Day and Survival Day, marks the anniversary of the start of over 200 years of Indigenous suffering.
Some important tips:
Today is a day of mourning for a lot of people. RESPECT THAT.
When discussing the history of Australia DO NOT refer to Indigenous Australians as ‘Abos’ or ‘Aborigines’ and NEVER USE THE TERM ‘Coon’ or any other offensive slang terms
Peaceful protests, vigils and celebrations that differ from most in that they address the ‘hidden history’ of our nation are not an open invitation for you to abuse people with your ignorant bullshit. Educate yourself.
Not so peaceful protests are also not an excuse. We are still hurting. We are still angry. Today the nation celebrates the anniversary of the start of the destruction of our culture, abuse and degredation and exploitation of our people, near extinguishment of our population, and so much more agony. Allow us this.
Before you start telling people that they 'need to get over it', learn what the ‘it’ is. Let’s start with the basics:
- The Stolen Generation (Trust me, what you covered in school was not the half of it) X
- Land Rights
- Native Title and The Mabo Decision X X
- Stolen Wages
- Timelines: x x
Don’t be afraid to ask someone if what you’re doing is offensive, or what you can do to be more respectful while you’re celebrating.
i sketched this last night and couldn’t stop laughing
*Johansson. ach, Swedes, amirite?
I LITERALLY SCREAMED SO FUCKING LOUD OH MY GOD I FUCKING LOVE THIS. ALL OF THIS. Y E S.
Photographer: Eric Snell
Model: Knickie Duchatellier
Brooklyn, NY. Summer 2013
DO NOT REBLOG TO PORN BLOGS OF BLOGS WITH HIGH SEXUALLY EXPLICIT CONTENT! Thank you!
so inspired by this look