theparisreview:

“I think sometimes about old painters—they get so simple in their means. Just so plain and simple. Because they know they haven’t got time. One is aware of this as one gets older. You can’t waste time.”

Happy eighty-fifth birthday, Ursula K. Le Guin! Read her 2013 Art of Fiction interview.

jpgay:

*turns into a tree to avoid responsibilities*

production designThe Holy Mountain (1973)

by Alejandro Jodorowsky

"She removes her wig, her eyelashes, her makeup, never breaking eye contact with the reflection of her natural self. It’s an intimate, powerful moment television doesn’t often show: A black woman removing all the elements white supremacy tells her she has to wear to be beautiful, successful, powerful." (x)

s0lvingsecrets:

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ourafrica:

Takes notes America. Instead of looking down on -developing- nations, perhaps we should ask for help.

myriadsubtletiess:

thisamericanlush:

h0odrich:

this looks like a man just got switched into a cats body and he’s having some self realization of the situation and he’s buggin

"I have a meeting tomorrow with the vice president of distribution. I can’t go in like this! I need a much nicer collar!"

As a cat behaviorist, I can 100% confirm that the above description is exactly what’s happening in the .gifs.

micdotcom:

Powerful portraits of the Liberians who beat Ebola 

To help humanize the overwhelming statistics, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and senior staff photographer at Getty Images, John Moore, visited an Ebola treatment center of the organization, Doctors Without Borders in Paynesville, Liberia. At the treatment center, survivors spoke about the brothers, sisters, husbands and wives they lost due to the disease. They also spoke of recovery, stigmas they continue to face in their villages and renewed hope.

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