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She Doesn't Want to be My "Friend"

I am willing to gamble, when I get a friend request on Facebook, for which I don’t share any mutual friends, and picture two happens to be two hot girls with suggested lesbian intentions, that they don’t want to be my “friend”.   12 more words

In through the "poor door", poor things.

There’s been a lot of well-intentioned furore about the social segregation of rich and poor in the development of some upmarket inner city “luxury apartments” recently. 755 more words

Modern Woman

7/28/14: Ceasefire

sister to peace—

the empty room, walls down, and

shadows reaching in


Creative Branding: Cool it Raphael!

Ask a room full of people to name top three classical painters that immediately come to their mind? Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael, are the most likely ones to figure. 421 more words

Art & Culture

Debunking the Myth of the Good Old Days

A few weeks ago, a single mother in South Carolina dropped off her 9-year-old daughter at a popular park, went to work, and then picked up the girl at the end of the day. 810 more words


Being Social?

I recently went to visit some old friends that I hadn’t seen for quite sometime. This little excursion involved over 200 miles of driving (which for me is quite an effort). 128 more words


Osaka Elegy

Directed by Kenji Mizoguch, Osaka Elegy (1936) opens with Mr. Asai, a middle-aged grouch, insulting his servants and wife. According to Asai-san, everyone in his house is stupid and incompetent. 615 more words