Also I don’t see enough white feminists giving credit to Nicki Minaj beyond the interview of her doing her eyeliner.  Did you guys forget that she recognized and IDed as cisgender, and recognized that vagina does not equal womanhood, when she called herself a “woman with vagina.”  And that asshole talk show host laughed and said “as opposed to a women without one?” and she gave him a the meanest look and said “yes.” We need to gif that. 



"What transpired in the streets appeared to be a kind a municipal version of shock and awe; the first wave of flash grenades and tear gas had played as a prelude to the appearance of an unusually large armored vehicle, carrying a military-style rifle mounted on a tripod."

—Jelani Cobb

He was using irony. It’s a literary device. You sell books. What is wrong with you.

Tech journalist Glenn Fleishman, addressing Amazon’s drastic misquoting of George Orwell to try and rally support for its anti-author, anti-publisher, and ultimately anti-reader “Readers United”. (x)

Remember kids: Amazon, which once arbitrarily removed copies of 1984 from its patrons’ Kindles, thinks George Orwell would support megacorporations and their efforts to coerce individuals into obedience, through the withholding of the written word (and the occasional removal of it from your library, even if you paid for it).

Amazon is also preventing the preorder of certain Marvel films, including Captain America 2, due to a dispute with Disney.

(via copperbadge)