This one goes out to all the ladies and fellas home at home right now, drinking beer or a milkshake or whatever and working on zines: Have you scrolled through a few pages of many public domain images over at the Internet Archive Book Images Flickr?
I am literally sitting at home drinking iced coffee and working on my (overdue) part of the next General Review, so this is amazingly and improbably perfect.
I dearly wish that people would view their bodies as they view flowers…
Skin patches? Birthmarks?
Scars? Stretch marks?
Freckles? Moles? Acne scars?
Missing a few pieces?
handsome as ever~
Feel like you just look weird?
you’re fantastic looking~
This is awesome.
There is an injunction among users of social media that one should not pay attention to online detractors. There is even a Twitter account, @AvoidComments, which issues monitory statements: “You wouldn’t listen to someone named Bonerman26 in real life. Don’t read the comments.” Beard argues, instead, that comments sections expose attitudes that have long remained concealed in places like locker rooms and bars. Bonerman26 exists; his vileness should be contended with.
Bonerman26 exists; his vileness should be contended with.
Reblogging myself because I actually sat down and read this article, which is a profile of Mary Beard, a classicist at Cambridge and public intellectual, and it’s fantastic.(via turnabout)