To live and die fabulous. 🌈 (at Luna Park Sydney)
Trailer for a documentary on Asian American rappers. Check out the fundraising campaign here
—Iggy Azalea - "Fancy" (Remix) feat. Charli XCX & Bishop Nehru
Can’t stop listening to this (ultimate perk-me-up in the final stages of dissertation writing)
"I truly didn’t want to read Elliot Rodger’s “manifesto,” in which he told the story of his life and rationalized the horrific acts with which he allegedly ended it in excruciating detail. I certainly didn’t want to write about it. It’s exactly what he wanted, after all: A chance to be noticed, to be recognized—perhaps even to be empathized with.
But after seeing him consistently described as fitting the “typical mass shooter profile” of a young, mentally disturbed white loner, I realized that both the conventional news and much of social media were making a profound and possibly important error. Because if you’re Asian, a single look at his picture is all you need to realize that Rodger was not white.”
-Jeff Yang, What a close read of the Isla Vista shooter’s horrific manifesto says about his values, and ours