thisistheverge:

You can play every Game Boy Advance game on your iPhone right now
@3 hours ago with 94 notes
theparisreview:

Movies set in Ancient Rome always do well at the box office. Why not Ancient Greece? “What is Hollywood to do with a world of 1,000 competing city-states, where homoeroticism was institutionalized and philosophers were more interested in the rationale for Platonic love than for war? … Greek tales would be better treated as supernatural thrillers. Imagine the real, lived historical experience for the ancient Greeks: the day-to-day jeopardy of knowing there was a fickle spirit in every breath of wind and ear of grain; that malicious deities might be lurking around the corner, shape-shifting to have their way with you.”
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theparisreview:

Movies set in Ancient Rome always do well at the box office. Why not Ancient Greece? “What is Hollywood to do with a world of 1,000 competing city-states, where homoeroticism was institutionalized and philosophers were more interested in the rationale for Platonic love than for war? … Greek tales would be better treated as supernatural thrillers. Imagine the real, lived historical experience for the ancient Greeks: the day-to-day jeopardy of knowing there was a fickle spirit in every breath of wind and ear of grain; that malicious deities might be lurking around the corner, shape-shifting to have their way with you.”

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@5 days ago with 52 notes

onlyblackgirl:

thekufismacker:

theblackpicassa:

theblacksophisticate:

NEVER FORGET when Miley Cyrus tried to get buck, and NEVER EVER FORGET when Kid Fury clapped back with the skill and might of the Ancient Wig-Snatchers of Old

No words can describe my love for this…..

i think about this so very often.

I don’t think she does know.

I cannot wait to listen to some Miley when I get back home!

(via banyc)

@3 hours ago with 72766 notes

"Southerners do have, they’ve inherited, a narrative sense of human destiny."

Eudora Welty  (via theparisreview)

How often do people tell you the truth about Southern privilege, that they can inherit from the North East?

@5 days ago with 300 notes