Society + Culture

Riese’s Team Pick

No one should ever work. Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. Almost all the evil you’d care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work. In order to stop suffering, we have to stop working. That doesn’t mean we have to stop doing […]

By |November 2, 2009
Society + Culture

Vashti’s Team Pick

Happy Sunday Funday everyone! If your Halloween was anything like mine you’re probably sitting at your computer in sweatpants, drinking a powerade, and trying to figure out how you managed to steal three lighters. With all those strenuous activities on your plate, I bet you could use a little pick me up that’s heartwarming and […]

Society + Culture

X’s Team Pick

The 5 year old boy inside my heart loves Legos. These sculptures are flat out the coolest thing I’ve ever seen done with those little plastic bricks. Check out 20 Incredible LEGO Artworks by Nathan Sawaya.

By |October 31, 2009

Vashti’s Team Pick

Another McScweeney’s list! Seriously, you guys, these lists are so wonderful. “15 Uses for Vodka.” If that doesn’t grab your attention then I don’t know what will. [Probably some actual vodka, yeah?]

Emily’s Team Pick

Okay, I don’t really know how to explain this. You draw some lines, you press “start scribble”, you mess around with the settings, and you get a cool picture. Now go be productive/artsy.

Jess’s Team Pick

Straight male comedian, Dylan Rhymer, has a hilarious and charming piece defending gay marriage in this Funny or Die clip.

By |October 29, 2009

Alex’s Team Pick

I’m obsessed with Daytum — a way to collect, categorize and communicate your everyday data (in a very pretty way!) It’s the brainchild of an amazing designer, Feltron who produces yearly annual reports of his own personal statistical data that I love and collect.

By |October 29, 2009
Gender

What Does a Lesbian Look Like?: The Autostraddle Roundtable

What does a lesbian look like? Until a few years ago, mainstream culture was pretty sure they knew the answer to that question, even though they didn’t. The Autostraddle Roundtable tackles passing, why people can’t understand that lesbians can have long hair, and the relationship between gender, style, and sexuality.