"It’s only worth being the first woman anything if at the point you stop being executive editor there are other women, hopefully lots of them, who are plausible candidates to be the second."
The Zombies - “Gotta Get A Hold Of Myself”“
Live from the Hippodrome during the summer of 1966. The only color footage of the band known to exist from this era.
WHEN A JOURNALIST COMPLAINS THAT THE GOOD DAYS OF MEDIA ARE OVER
Gettin’ my creative-destructive-productive optimism on.
Gloria = Anzaldúa, right? Right.
"In order to change an existing paradigm you do not struggle to try and change the problematic model. You create a new model and make the old one obsolete."
R. Buckminster Fuller (via unequal-design)
CRUCIAL journalism advice in 2k13.
"I use two Moleskines: one (side-bound) as more of a personal journal, holding everything from little drawings to lists to long-winded prose, and one (top-bound) for my pie charts. Though really, I make pie charts on just about anything. Backs of envelopes, cocktail napkins, receipts. I’m not particular about the pens I use. I do not draw the circles with a compass, I trace a round cardboard coaster. (Classy!)"
I talked to The Setup about all of the hardware and software I use to do my job.
RuPaul on what makes a gay icon
“People always ask, ‘What makes a gay icon?’ People who have been ostracized or pushed outside of society relate to other people who have their exact same qualities and personality traits. The spiritual being having to dumb down to fit in.”
"She is not going to argue with you, but she’s going to do what she wants."
Sign Language: What L.A. Neighborhoods Should Billboard About Themselves - Los Angeles magazine