'A Tell-Tale' look at Edgar Allan Poe - NewYorker →
Poe’s world was Andrew Jackson’s America, a world of banking collapse, financial panic, and grinding depression that had a particularly devastating effect on the publishing industry, where Poe sought a perch. E.A.P is one of my favorite poets. It should be no suprise that his life forshadowed my own.
Amazon.com is homophobic - Washingtonpost.com →
Facebook Anonymous here they come - Information... →
The Ohio State University study also found that Facebook fans in college are in denial. Nearly eight in 10 claimed that their use of the site didn’t interfere with their studies and that academics was a priority for them.
obama swearing like a motherfucker! (audio) →
ahahahahaha (via wolforgy)
Chavez and China, Set to Rule World - WSJ →
“The unipolar world has collapsed. The power of the U.S. empire has collapsed,” he said. “Everyday, the new poles of world power are becoming stronger. Beijing, Tokyo, Tehran .. It’s moving toward the East and toward the South.”
All Women under Cycling - Guardian -U.K. →
It is a sad state of affairs given that cycling was a key part of the women’s movement. Taking to two wheels liberated women from their cumbersome corsets and petticoats by allowing them to get from A to B in “rational dress”, without their husbands. And though cycling these days is more about emancipation from the public transport network than the male overlords, the fight to...
Visual Rapists Beware →
The best MUNI story ever told.