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You don’t act Latino!

One time, someone told me that I didn’t act Puerto Rican. This could easily be changed to say that I didn’t act Latina. Most people are used to seeing Latinos act a certain way, just like they are used to seeing them look a certain way. 166 more words


Isn’t Spanish the same as Latino? What about Hispanic? Aren’t all Latinos the same?

There are roughly 21 countries in which Spanish is the official language and many of these countries also happen to share cultural similarities, but that doesn’t make them the same. 187 more words


Let's talk about fan fiction... (reading it)

Okay, here goes nothing. Deep breath. My name is Alice, I’m newly twenty-two just like that Taylor Swift song. I like to read and write and have done since I was very young. 1,539 more words


Sappers and Shrapnel exhibition

A quick visit this afternoon to the Art Gallery of South Australia to see their special exhibition, Sappers and Shrapnel (11 November 2016-29 January 2017). This exhibition juxtaposes arts and crafts made by soldiers in conflict zones with contemporary Australian and New Zealand art on war. 107 more words

Psychological Approaches to Cognition and Rationality in Political Science

The theoretical basis of information processing in politics comes largely from psychologists studying other issues and from fields outside the realm of psychology. We assume that the task of translating available information into sets of focused, legally consistent beliefs, judgement and commitments is a subtle process, not at all a straightforward or an obvious issue, and furthermore, although political reasoning may take place largely outside a person’s awareness, political cognition is a very active mental process. 2,414 more words

शाहरुख से रोमांस करना चाहती हैं नेहाश्री

पटना, (वार्ता): भोजपुरी फिल्मों की जानी-मानी अभिनेत्री नेहा श्री बॉलीवुड के ङ्क्षकग ऑफ रोमांस शाहरुख खान के साथ सिल्वर स्क्रीन पर रोमांस करना चाहती है। साजन चले ससुराल, लाडला, सजना मंगिया सजाए दे हमार, बरसात, त्रिदेव जैसी कई भोजपुरी फिल्मों में अपने अभिनय का जौहर दिखा चुकी नेहा आज यहां अपनी आने वाली भोजपुरी फिल्म […]

Last Tango and the Horrible Side of Art

Yesterday I read an article about the sexual assault that occurred on the set of Last Tango. This post is a small response to this disgusting event and others like it. 298 more words