Men still have trouble recognizing that a woman can be complex, can have ambition, good looks, sexuality, erudition, and common sense. A woman can have all those facets, and yet men, in literature and in drama, seem to need to simplify women, to polarize us as either the whore or the angel.
Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy, in case you hadn’t heard. How dare she remove those ticking time bombs from her chest, amiright? Like, hasn’t she learned by now that her body is public domain and we all get to vote on what she does with it? Sheesh, how selfish can ya get.
shiver | (listen) (download) those indescribable sounds - a mix of songs that send shivers up your spine;
i. youth - daughter | ii. comes and goes - greg laswell | iii. bible belt - dry the river | iv. blood bank - bon iver | v. boats and birds - gregory and the hawk | vi. the enemy - mumford & sons | vii. plains - wye oak | viii. to build a home - the cinematic orchestra | ix. young blood (renholder remix) - the naked and famous | x. ride - cary brothers | xi. demons - dry the river | xii. parachutes - coldplay | xiii. fish - wye oak | xiv. winter bones - stars | xv. dust on the ground - bombay bicycle club | xvi. andvari - sigur rós | xvii. flaws (recorded at abbey road) - bastille | xviii. misguided ghosts - paramore | xix. letters from the sky - civil twilight | xx. bloodstream - stateless | xxi. running up that hill - placebo | xxii. inscape - stateless | xxiii. flickers - son lux