Rambling about race
Did a short race related ramble on my site. I still find race hard to write about because I want to be known as a writer first and foremost and, like it or not, if you talk about race a lot people start pigeonholing you as a ‘black writer’. But I just couldn’t help myself this time.
Misla T: On Dutch Ignorance →
Sweet Jesus. mislat: Living in Amsterdam and visiting Amsterdam are two completely different things. There is a lot happening in Holland that you cannot see if you are only here for a couple days or even weeks. However, I’ve been here for almost a year now and let me tell you I’ve seen, heard and experienced some …
Beef is when Vanity Fair mock GQ's articles
“I think I started [ACL], on December 26, . I didn’t know what the fuck I was doing, to be honest. I was in Ohio at my parents’ house for the holidays, bored. It was snowing like crazy.” - From GQ’s ‘An oral history of menswear blogging’ “This oral history reminds me of the time I started my Xanga. I think I started it on September 26, 2005. I...
thecreativeroutine asked: The kind of parent that would say what Graydon Carter said sounds like the kind of parent that doesn't want their child(ren) to see them vulnerable.
“Fashion is a dangerous road to go down. Anybody who is going to have children later in life had best not be too fashionable because the photos will come back to haunt them.” — Graydon Carter in the Wall Street Journal, who continues “I think the absence of socks on men wearing suits and brogues is a problem. They’ll live to regret that.” C’mon Graydon, don’t be such a bore. I love...
When Rappers Get Day Jobs
This is a great excerpt from J-Zone’s latest book. Worth a read regardless of your interest in hip hop.
Running for fashion shows
I wrote about going to a fashion show Kanye West attended on my site. There’s a video at the end as well. Consider it the toy in your happy meal.