Yes, I am going through the Dance Academy soundtrack, how clever of you to notice!
…I wonder if the movie’s going to get a soundtrack? And if the budget extends to Lorde, the unintentional narrator of Tara Webster’s life?
Are you in the mood for set design, mid-twentieth century art and epic over-analysis? Here’s the essay for you! Pork Chops and Apple Sauce: Appraising the Brady Bunch’s Art Collection
This is so great: Sexy veils, running shoes and missing feminisms
For those Muslim women who have not been waiting for their “vogue voice” or Nike shoes to speak or run, it is also a good time to ask some pointed questions.
Is the reduction of empowerment to a marketing strategy a welcome development? What stance should Muslim feminists take to such representations of Muslim women?
Trove has some old maps of Australia: But where is the green sheep? Old maps put the art in cartography. As Steph noted on Tumblr, these maps are great, except for the population one, which continues to give the lie to the empty centre of Australia.
Sign a thing: Save Basin Creek Rainforest Complex.
Before logging began, VicForests claimed its surveyors had found no protected species in the area. In an emergency response, a team of local citizen scientists accessed the area and surveyed it for protected species, already discovering the endangered Orbost Spiny Cray Fish and the Sooty Owl. These discoveries forced the Victorian Environment Department (DELWP) to reduce the logging coupe along one creek, but it has failed to conduct additional endangered species surveys or halt logging while detailed surveys are conducted. It appears that a conflict of interest is stopping the Environment Department from regulating the government-owned logging company: VicForests.