|—||What my relationships have taught me. (via lovequotesrus)|
Sassy Magnus is Sassy.
Happy Magnus Monday!
*a phone rings in the distance*
(and Magnus answers it with sass)
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Happy Birthday Jack Cardiff: 18th September 1914 - 22nd April 2009
For his inventions, imagination and sheer audacity, there has never been another colour cameraman like Jack Cardiff…Jack’s lighting and composition in Black Narcissus and The Red Shoes would have infuriated Delacroix, because he couldn’t have done any better himself, in imagination or in chiaroscuro. - Michael Powell.
You begin to see flourishes, with a camera cut, or a piece of composition, or the length of a shot; you begin to realise that he’s using the lens like brushstrokes. It’s a painting he’s made…Paintings that moved, extraordinarily, moved not only visually, but emotionally and psychologically also. - Martin Scorcese.
I wouldn’t start to dare to compare myself to what Turner did, but I’ve learnt a lot of lessons from Turner. You should be bold, and you should go out and do something that’s different and bold, and that’s the whole essence of photography in a sense. - Jack Cardiff
The best way of seeing how fabulous Jack’s work is - other than watching it of course - is to watch Cameraman (2010) Craig McCall’s documentary about him, filmed when Jack was still around and working, in the mid 2000s. Not only is is informative and entertaining, you also get to meet Jack, who is bloody lovely.
distracted by Anton’s trousers: the original and the best - Zigeunerbaron
as this is my 5000th post, I thought I would do something erudite and thoughtful and you know, intelligent, something that represents the true me
this is it
#do you now have a filter titled Electrc Sex Pants?
When you get to the bottom of a really shitty post and you have to scroll back up like “who the heck put this on my dash”
Am I next?
That’s the question aboriginal women are asking Prime Minister Stephen Harper in a new online campaign to renew pressure on his government to call a national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women.
Coming on the heels of Harper’s "sociological phenomenon" blunder, the campaign is the brainchild of Holly Jarrett. She’s the cousin of Loretta Saunders, a 26-year-old Inuit student at Saint Mary’s University who was murdered earlier this year. At the time of her death, Saunders was working on her thesis on murdered and missing aboriginal women.
"She had come through a lot of the same kind of struggles that a lot women affected by colonialism and residential school stuff," Jarrett told PressProgress Friday, a day after launching the Am I Next campaign.
"We wanted to move it forward for her. She was really passionate about telling her story, to stand up and tell the brutal truth," said Jarrett, an Inuit from the Labrador coast who’s now based in Hamilton, Ont.
After organizing one of the largest petitions at change.org calling on the government to launch a public inquiry into hundreds of missing and murdered aboriginal women, Jarrett decided to launch the Am I Next campaign.
It’s inspired by the Inuktitut word ain, a term of endearment for someone you love in her native language.
Here are some of the faces of the viral campaign:
This is what comes to mind when people try to tell me there is no (or less) racism in Canada. Hundreds of aboriginal and First Nations women are missing, abused, and murdered, and our country and GOVERNMENT doesn’t care. It doesn’t. Indigenous women don’t matter to our government and it’s horrifying. Please click some of the above mentioned links and learn about these women and this campaign.
Then came ‘King Arthur’, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Medievalist.
Then came ‘300’, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a Classicist.
Then came ‘Anonymous’, and I acted surprised because I obviously have zero pattern recognition.
|—||Evan Pritchard, commenter on Ben Rosenbaum’s 10 Things I Hate About Anonymous, Slate.com (via ourlightsinvain)|