PHOTO of the day | September 30, 2014 | Silverlake

PHOTO of the day | September 30, 2014 | Silverlake

PHOTO of the day | September 29, 2014 | Aberystwyth Cliff Railway | Viacreativa

PHOTO of the day | September 29, 2014 | Aberystwyth Cliff Railway | Viacreativa

New Republic | Ruth Bader GINSBURG Is An American Hero

New Republic | Ruth Bader GINSBURG Is An American Hero

PHOTO of the day | September 28, 2014 | Fall in Sintra, Portugal | Miguel Santos

PHOTO of the day | September 28, 2014 | Fall in Sintra, Portugal | Miguel Santos

@HillaryClinton | @BillClinton and I are over the moon to be grandparents! One of the happiest moments of our life | http://bit.ly/1rBn8Uv

@HillaryClinton | @BillClinton and I are over the moon to be grandparents! One of the happiest moments of our life | http://bit.ly/1rBn8Uv

Under the guise of Arab nationalism the modern Arab despot (Saddam, Qaddafi, the Assads) emerged. But these men lived in splendid solitude, detached from their own people.

The repression and intimidation of the societies they ruled over were painfully summarized by the gifted Syrian poet Muhammad al-Maghout: “I enter the bathroom with my identity papers in my hand.”

Politico | The Barbarians Within Our Gates
You know that sports metaphors offend my delicate homosexual sensibilities

You know that sports metaphors offend my delicate homosexual sensibilities

PHOTO of the day | September 26, 2014 | oldbookillustrations | Western tragopan | A. Thorburn,  A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1 | William Beebe, London, 1918

PHOTO of the day | September 26, 2014 | oldbookillustrations | Western tragopan | A. Thorburn,  A monograph of the pheasants vol. 1 | William Beebe, London, 1918

PHOTO of the day | September 25, 2014 | vintagegal | Psycho opened in New York City at the DeMille Theater (and the Baronet) on Thursday June 16th 1960

PHOTO of the day | September 25, 2014 | vintagegal | Psycho opened in New York City at the DeMille Theater (and the Baronet) on Thursday June 16th 1960