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The Completist
essays on films, beautifully designed and laid out.
film  design  culture  cmm 
february 2018 by raafi
The Roosevelts
bro-ish blog in the vein of Maxim
blogs  culture  howtosteal  bro 
february 2013 by raafi
1ne Drop
photo and story series of mixed race people who identify as black.
race  cmm  culture  sociology 
december 2012 by raafi
Scattered Speculations
Blog of cultural criticism by Sam Han
academic  culture  criticism 
october 2012 by raafi
Pride & Prejudice | Sorted
a table with all the words in Pride and Prejudice, sorted alphabetically including numbers of uses.
cool  cmm  culture  writing 
june 2012 by raafi
Ouvrez Vos Yeux
visual, masculine blog kinda like Yimmy's
blogs  culture 
november 2011 by raafi
Mick Without Moss - The New York Times
Mick Jagger profile in NYTimes style magazine.
nyt  music  culture  cmm 
december 2010 by raafi
In Hollywood, An Urban Legend Worth A Fact-Check : NPR
Fascinating article on the lack of quality Black films Via @nprnews: In Hollywood, An Urban Legend Worth A Fact-Check |
film  culture  race  cmm 
december 2010 by raafi
I hate to tell you - The Boston Globe
on "but-heads", or dishonest qualifiers and their use in spoken language.
language  culture  cmm 
november 2010 by raafi
Subway, lifeblood. |
A collection of great photos from the boogie-down era taken in or around NYC subways. Bruce Davidson, Jamel Shabazz, John F. Conn.
graffiti  nyc  photo  culture  cmm 
october 2010 by raafi
young me now me photo contest :: zefrank.com
Young me / now me. I could click through this for hours:
cool  culture  photo  cmm 
march 2010 by raafi
The Extra 'V' in Very V.I.P. - NYTimes.com
first mention of "bling" in the NYT -- in quotes and naming the popular song -- in a profile piece about Ananda Lewis.
culture  nyt  bling 
march 2010 by raafi
FILM REVIEW - FILM REVIEW - It Takes A Thief To Outfox Another One - Review - NYTimes.com
Elvis Mitchell uses the word bling without quotes in a 2001 review of a Martin Lawrence film.
nyt  culture  bling 
march 2010 by raafi
What ebonic/slang phrases bother you the very most? - Stormfront
forum posts in 2006 from the white power site Stormfront. people kvetching about use of hip-hop slang. One claims that Martha Stewart said "bling" on her show.
culture  bling  race 
march 2010 by raafi
Television Review - 'The Apprentice" - Yes, Martha Fires Someone, but Pink Slip Is Scented - NYTimes.com
review of Martha Stewart's appearance on The Apprentice in 2005. Uses the word bling.
nyt  culture  bling 
march 2010 by raafi
HARLEM STYLE - AT HOME WITH -- Fred Brathwaite - A Town House Hips and Hops - NYTimes.com
2001 article about Fab 5 Freddy attempting to become the hip-hop Martha Stewart.
nyt  culture  bling 
march 2010 by raafi
How Your Race Affects The Messages You Get « OkTrends
The clear numbers on how race affects responses in online dating. from okcupid.com
race  culture  dating 
march 2010 by raafi
Roger Ebert: The Essential Man
Esquire's feature on the new, voiceless, and prolific Roger Ebert.
art  culture  film  article  ebert  cmm 
february 2010 by raafi
Vans and the places where they were.
Photo set of old school vans, all photographed the same.
photo  culture  vans  cmm 
february 2010 by raafi
hey, it's noah
tumblr of Noah Brier. noah-lite, if you will.
blogs  media  culture 
january 2010 by raafi
Nil by mouth - Roger Ebert's Journal
"I mentioned that I can no longer eat or drink. A reader wrote: "That sounds so sad. Do you miss it?" Not so much really. Not anymore. Understand that I was never told that after surgery I might lose the ability to eat, drink and speak. Eating and drinking were not mentioned, and it was said that after surgery I might actually be able to go back to work on television."
culture  film  food  essay  cmm 
january 2010 by raafi
The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs : A not-so-brief chat with Randall Stephenson of AT&T
Fake Steve does it again. Funny, of course, but this piece one me a bit sad too.
culture  business  apple  funny  technology  iphone  cmm 
december 2009 by raafi
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