Emily was on the front page of Yahoo! which makes me very happy. Her video about sexism is fantastic and I am so happy she took the time to talk about the topic.
|—||Nelson Mandela has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announces. (via think-progress)|
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
To learn more about the life of one the great leaders of our time, try these…
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela for his autobiography, from his youth activism, to his imprisonment, to his eventual presidency
Conversations with Myself by Nelson Mandela for raw, powerful and moving letters, diary entries and other writings from his life
Playing The Enemy by John Carlin for the true story of how Mandela united a divided country through the power of sport (filmed as Invictus)
Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton for a fictional story set in 1940s South Africa, a protest against the social structures that led to Apartheid
“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace.” - Nelson Mandela
Whether you’re deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages.
Panel from story with Amanda Palmer @amandapalmer. Work in progress. Today.
Another in process panel from that Amanda Palmer story for Occupy Comics that ships this month.
wait until you guys see the whole comic. it’s incredible.
You think you know, but you have no idea: this is Studio 360’s hour-long American Icons on The Wizard of Oz.
Meet the man behind the curtain, L. Frank Baum — kinda like Walt Disney, but without any of the business savvy. Discover how the story captivated the imaginations of Russians living under Soviet rule. Follow the yellow brick road through America’s favorite story and discover places in the land of Oz more wonderful and weirder than you ever imagined.