Show me what America looks like! THIS IS WHAT AMERICA LOOKS LIKE!
Following recent executive orders that left multiple green card holders, citizens, and refugees enjoying the hospitality of the Department of Homeland Security at various International Airports around the country, numerous concerned citizens gathered together to help the DHS show its guests a good time. I don’t know if they appreciated our help much at all, to be honest… […]
On Saturday (August 2), Hana and I travelled to Austin as part of ICI’s Texans for Gaza coalition. The genocide in progress is intolerable, and the only comfort I take is that Allah azza wa jall is Maliki Yaumiddin (the only owner and possessor and judge of the Day of Judgement), something that those in […]
jam esc! At times like that, I used to curse, or cry, or drink, or go for a cigarette, or break out the ice cream, or just hang it up. Alhamdulillah, now I say “SubhanAllah, walhamdulillah, wa la ilaha ill Allah, wa Allahu Akbar,”* then it’s “Bismillah” and get on with it.
Banksy directs the Simpson’s opener? Yep. GoGo.
Lawsuit Describes ‘Blacklist’ for Collectors of Marlene Dumas – NYTimes.com. This seems to me to be a case of simple betterthanyouism. The artists (and gallerists) see themselves as preserving the public good, encouraging collectors to hold onto artworks and eventually donate them to Museums. The collectors see themselves as, well, collectors. And like any other […]
Via the NYT, Design – The Toxic Side of Being, Literally, Green re-published, or re-presented, or whatever from the International Herald Tribune. I had no idea that ‘greenwashing’ (as a term) had been around for so long—almost 25 years—and was interested to read of the history of green pigments and green in culture. Good times. Also, […]