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GLG Weekly Round-Up

In Weekly Round-Up on November 12, 2011 at 8:26 am

This week, really interesting articles on Penn State riots (and Sandusky firing); two from Lesley Kinzel; a few responses to the really offensive Ashley Madison ads (including one amazing interview with Juicy Jaqui herself); one from Lynda Barry in the NYT; and one on race, beauty, and modeling; and a nicer take on the Kim Kardashian situation. Enjoy!

On Penn State (from Racialicious): http://www.racialicious.com/2011/11/10/what-the-hell-has-penn-state-become/

From the wonderful LESLEY KINZEL, “the impostor syndrome:” http://www.xojane.com/issues/impostor Read the rest of this entry »

GLG 1st Weekly Round-Up

In Weekly Round-Up on November 4, 2011 at 11:00 pm

Taking a cue from other blogs we love, like The Hairpin, Racialicious, and many more, this week we are going to start compiling and sharing our favorite news and writing from around the web. Look out for GLG round-ups at the end of each week. So here we go …

“What’s in a Name?” on Urban Outfitters and Native American appropriation, by MINH-HA PHAM:
http://prospect.org/article/whats-name-3

This discussion has also been reminding me a bit of the commodification of the keffiyeh, the Palestinian scarves, a few years ago (also, and not coincidentally, sold by Urban Outfitters):
http://jscms.jrn.columbia.edu/cns/2008-04-29/delevingne-militantfashion.html

THE WONDER YEAR TRAILER:
http://vimeo.com/21270178

“Infographic: Who is Occupy Wallstreet?”
http://www.fastcompany.com/1792056/occupy-wall-street-demographics-infographic

“Why ‘Misadventures of An Awkward Black Girl’ Won’t Be Coming To Television Anytime Soon:”
http://arsmarginal.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/why-misadventures-of-an-awkward-black-girl-wont-be-coming-to-television-anytime-soon/

And what I was listening to (a little 1990s flashback) as I compiled these various and very interesting links: