"What’s terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don’t need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you’re capable of better.”
Doris Lessing, born in Iran - then known as Persia - and brought up in the African bush in Zimbabwe, a Marxist-turned-Sufi, novelist, playwright, poet, author of ”feminist bible” - The Golden Notebook, librettist, sci-fi writer, and the eleventh woman to ever receive the Nobel Prize in Lit, dead at 94.
Tear-inducing, beautiful video from Skype via loyalcx.
I forgot how good this Nike ad from 1995 ‘If you let me play…” was.
This is where I live now.
My favorite reppin’ Switzerland at the Red Bull Academy in New York via Friday Magazine.
my love of solange’s fashion is reaching a fever pitch.
I had never heard this rendition of “Time After Time” with Cyndi Lauper and Patti Labelle. It’s incredibly beautiful.
via On the Media
I am moving back to the US in 3 weeks - so much excitement and so much panic/stress.
This is what my Spring needed.
New single & video by Janelle Monáe - Q.U.E.E.N. featuring Erykah Badu