Video: Dickey discusses childhood trauma →
I heard about the sexual abuse from the babysitter but it wasn’t until this video that I heard about the abuse from an older boy. Wow. I can’t imagine having to live through this or how he is feeling now letting it all out after holding it in for that long. I can’t wait to read his book - I hear an it’s an amazing read.
Trayvon Inc: Fla teen's case turns into brand →
Websites are hawking key chains bearing Trayvon Martin’s likeness. His parents have bought two trademarks, saying they hope to raise money to help other families struck by tragedy. Trayvon clothes, bumper stickers, buttons and posters are up for grabs on eBay. A feeling of disgust filled in me when I started reading this passage and then I read the rest of it saying that they would...
Obama campaign joins Pinterest →
One of the most appealing aspects of Obama’s campaign in 2008 was his use of technology, actual good graphic design, and social media. He looks to be continuing that this year. But Pinterest…. really?
The Daily Collegian: Hipster Counterculture Not... →
Really, hipsterdom is just the end product of all previous countercultures meshing into one. Part punk, part hippie and part old school hip-hop, hipster is indefinable and doesn’t really exist. Sounds about right. Previous countercultures were important because they did things. The beat generation rode the rails. Hippies protested the war. Punks, for lack of a better term, f***ed s**t up. In...
Assassin's Creed 3: Where Desmond, Connor and The... →
“We want you to be a predator in the wilderness,” said Hutchinson. “We want this notion of you in the trees being invisible while a Red Coat patrol meanders in the snow below you and you’re picking them off one by one. That notion that in the frontier, in the wilderness, your enemies are ill at ease. But your character is very comfortable. This is his playground.” ...