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Great Rock Albums of 1986: Rolling Stones- Dirty Work | 80smetalman’s Blog

When I began re-familiarizing myself with the Rolling Stones’ 1986 album, “Dirty Work,” I suddenly realized that I might have committed a crime that I should be possibly hung for.… Source: Great Rock Albums of 1986: Rolling Stones- Dirty Work | 80smetalman’s Blog

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Lynda Barry’s New Book Offers a Master Class in Making Comics | Open Culture

In the same way you don’t have to like the way your liver looks for it to be able to function, you don’t have to like the way your drawings look for them to start to work.  —Lynda BarryWant to feel more alive in the world? Source: Lynda Barry’s New Book Offers a Master Class […]

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Vogue Mexico Cover Features an Indigenous Trans ‘Muxe’ Woman | Time.com

Muxes are indigenous transgender women who have existed in southern Mexico for centuries Source: Vogue Mexico Cover Features an Indigenous Trans ‘Muxe’ Woman | Time.com

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Thanksgiving Cooking, 2019 Edition: Friday Before – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

I just took the turkey out of the freezer. Fortunately, there was enough space to put the giant bird in the pan I am using to roast it. Also, there is enough space to put the rest of the dinner in … Source: Thanksgiving Cooking, 2019 Edition: Friday Before – Cambria’s Big Fat Autistic Blog

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“I’ll Do It” Spirit Cited At Advocate’s Memorial, Challenging Others To Serve Their Communities – Pete Earley

  (11-22-19) A close friend of long-time mental health advocate Betsy Greer urged those attending her memorial service yesterday to adopt Betsy’s “I’ll Do It” mantra. I noted Betsy’s death and tireless efforts to improve the lives of those with mental illnesses, primarily through the National Alliance on Mental Illness, in an earlier blog. Acting NAMIClick […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Links the Decline of Democracy to the Rise of Social Media, “the Greatest Propaganda Machine in History” | Open Culture

Presenting a keynote address at an ADL conference, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen wasn’t kidding around when he painted a bleak picture of our emerging world: ‘Today … demagogues appeal to our worst instincts. Conspiracy theories once confined to the fringe are going mainstream. Source: Sacha Baron Cohen Links the Decline of Democracy to the Rise […]

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Paris Protesters March Against Deadly Domestic Violence | Time

Protesters honored the 130 women activists say were killed this year by a partner Source: Paris Protesters March Against Deadly Domestic Violence | Time