My Little China Doll, Misconceptions
First on the scene in 1977 David Bowie recorded China Girl with Iggy Pop and released on the album Pop. The song would be rereleased on David Bowie’s more memorable album, “Let’s Dance.” From Great Britain, David Bowie’s lyrics reflect especially in a post empire, post colonial era a rather recent and unrevised view of the Chinese, a rather effiminate, and accepting...
Ai Weiwei on Beijing →
youmightfindyourself: Newsweek Magazine: Aug 28, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Beijing is two cities. One is of power and of money. People don’t care who their neighbors are; they don’t trust you. The other city is one of desperation. I see people on public buses, and I see their eyes, and I see they hold no hope. They can’t even imagine that they’ll be able to buy a house. They come from very poor...
I’ve been waiting a long long time, just to get off and throw my hands up...– That’s My Bitch- Kanye West, Jay Z I just really like the chorus, can you blame me?
I think that America needs an honest discourse with itself. This is the greatest...– Dave Chappelle, on how he deals with people that think he “crosses lines that he shouldn’t be crossing” (via lasso)
005 (a day with eugene)
seejaderun: if the shutter speed is fast enough if we let in just a little over or under enough light if the lens is wide enough if the street light hits the arch of your cheek just right if the timing is quick enough if the image is saved in the best format if the film is grainy enough we hope this moment will be the one to slap the air out your lungs glaze eyes sweet we hold paint and canvas...