Describe your ideal reading experience (when, where, what, how).
While shooting in Portland, Ore., I got the pleasure of discovering Powell’s Books, an enormous old bookstore (which I hope still exists) and stayed there the entire day. I just curled up in a comfy chair and read. They had a cafe in the store that I frequented. What joy.
—Bryan Cranston: By the Book in the NYT
People tend to think there’s this dichotomy where someone is either this perfect victim and totally innocent or a bad person because they might have had something to do with prostitution… There’s this idea that everyone needs to be rescued or that this isn’t an old problem. This is not about rescue—this is tied to a system.
- Cindy Liou, Human Trafficking Project coordinator and attorney with San Francisco-based Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach, quoted here.
I call this one “Accidental self-portrait from when I was trying to take a picture of the landscape in front of me but couldn’t see my phone’s screen worth a damn and didn’t realize in which direction the camera was pointed.”
(From our day trip around the island, Kualoa Regional Park, Oahu.)
I don’t like racism! I just like the social order created and maintained by racism! You know, “tradition.
Nailed it.(via lolspratt)