penguindesign:

75 years ago today, The Grapes of Wrath was published. Celebrate Steinbeck with these beautiful new editions http://bit.ly/1eQ4qSk

penguindesign:

75 years ago today, The Grapes of Wrath was published. Celebrate Steinbeck with these beautiful new editions http://bit.ly/1eQ4qSk

"“Women can’t have it all” implies that men can. That it’s more fun to go off to work than to stay home with the kids. That the jobs these men are running off to are all intellectually stimulating, high-paying, and that every single guy can rise up the corporate ladder just by showing up and wearing a tie. Nobody mentions the fact that there’s not enough room at the top for everyone who wants it. Nobody mentions that guys are often going off to work two jobs. Or a job in a middle management job where the CEO makes 231 times the salary of the workers. Maybe on a construction site, a job where there are more deaths than in all of the armed forces combined. Or a job where a 12-hour work day is the ‘new normal.’ Is that included in women’s vision of “having it all”?"

Lisa Hickey, “These Are the Stories That Change Everything

// AMAZING piece by Lisa today. Oh man.

(via soullikeaspider)

bkassoy:

Thank you, meatballs, for being not only delicious but also self-explanatory.

newdadsstrut:

Once upon a time, this column used to be about relationships. It used to be sexy, or at least sexier. It used to go places, see people, attend events. Now—I have faced the fact—it is about a baby. It is about a 10-month-old named Grace who doesn’t sleep well, most of the time, who is pretty in pink and loves to eat and hates to drink and wants to keep moving always and wants to be entertained always and has just started dancing and calls her mother constantly and her father intermittently and pulls hair and noses and grows and gets thinner and fatter and smarter and less interested in being taught and becomes more attached and yet more independent…” READ MORE

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cavetocanvas:

Alexander Rodchenko and Warwara Stepanowa, Young Gliders, 1933

goodmenproject:

On raising boys, finding love, and a photo essay from Afghanistan, below is the best of March.

Homo’s Odyssey

Raising Boys- Advice for Mom

Repeating Iraq’s Mistakes in Afghanistan

Afghanistan and Iraq- Photographs by War Correspondent Michael Kamber

Project Unbreakable

How a Man Falls in Love

The Lost Art of Kissing

Four Things A Parent Must Never Do When Angry

The NAVY Seals and Magical Thinking

You’ve Got To Be Carefully Taught

Hegemonic Heterosexuality

When a White Boy Wears a Hoodie

Wanna Find Love? Let Go of the Banana

Seven Deadly Sins of the 1960’s

On Objectification

What No One Tells You About Divorce

Love in the Time of Lymphoma

The Everyday Sexiness of Men

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"Once you change your philosophy, you change your thought pattern. Once you change your thought pattern, you change your — your attitude. Once you change your attitude, it changes your behavior pattern and then you go on into some action."

— Malcolm X   (via warriorsrise)

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tulpendiebe:


The government ordered the newspaper presses to print more money in ever higher denominations. Workers got paid at noon and ran out to spend it before it became worthless. Though I had nothing left, I never went hungry – I was Steffen’s friend, and Steffen knew people with dollars.

-Kino

tulpendiebe:

The government ordered the newspaper presses to print more money in ever higher denominations. Workers got paid at noon and ran out to spend it before it became worthless. Though I had nothing left, I never went hungry – I was Steffen’s friend, and Steffen knew people with dollars.

-Kino