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uptownhags: Get to Know Me Meme: 5 favorite female characters ↳4/5: Elsbeth Tascioni Oh my God! That is the prettiest cupcake I’ve ever seen! favorite favorite - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
uptownhags:
  
Get to Know Me Meme: 5 favorite female characters
↳4/5: Elsbeth Tascioni
  
Oh my God! That is the prettiest cupcake I’ve ever seen!
   
favorite favorite
thenewpornographers: Thanks to CBC + Tegan and Sara for naming “Letter from an Occupant” #47 on their list of best Canadian songs of all time: http://bit.ly/1twevsI I’d have picked “The Laws Have Changed,” myself. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
thenewpornographers:
 
Thanks to CBC + Tegan and Sara for naming “Letter from an Occupant” #47 on their list of best Canadian songs of all time: http://bit.ly/1twevsI
 
I’d have picked “The Laws Have Changed,” myself.
It's Time to Renew 'Playing House' — Seriously, What Are You Waiting For, USA? | Yahoo TV - Yahoo TV - https://tv.yahoo.com/blogs...
lucindadixon: How to Stand Out in a Crowd, by Diane Lockhart Diane Lockhart’s Life Manual - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
lucindadixon:
 
How to Stand Out in a Crowd, by Diane Lockhart
 
Diane Lockhart’s Life Manual
katherinestasaph: Sofi de la Torre, “Vermillion” RIYL: Say Lou Lou; “Habits (Stay High)” if it weren’t awful; Mandalay, who would write lines like “I love these streets, but they weren’t meant for me to walk”; the way you can walk under certain bridges at night and watch the lights turn the sky orange. "I love these streets, but they weren’t meant... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
machine-factory: This is ‘Beggin For Thread' and it's the latest cut to surface from BANKS’ highly anticipated debut album, Goddess out this September. Produced by Jesse Rogg and Tim Anderson, the track is happier and lighter compared to her other, more dark and moody songs. Either way, give it a spin above! Diggin’ it! - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
lbjlibrary: Sept. 28, 1967. Accompanied by Texas Governor John Connally, LBJ heads to the US-Mexico border, recently stricken by severe flooding from Hurricane Beulah (map of region here). The slow-moving storm has cut a broad swath of destruction. A 14-foot surge swept across South Padre Island, in the Gulf of Mexico, and the overflowing Rio... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
lbjlibrary:
 
Sept. 28, 1967. Accompanied by Texas Governor John Connally, LBJ heads to the US-Mexico border, recently stricken by severe flooding from Hurricane Beulah (map of region here). The slow-moving storm has cut a broad swath of destruction. A 14-foot surge swept across South Padre Island, in the Gulf of Mexico, and the overflowing Rio Grande flooded houses to the rooftops in Harlingen, TX. 
 
Both sides of the border have been devastated, and volunteers, especially medical personnel, have responded with an outpouring of assistance. The US Army has even dispatched aid helicopters to remote areas of Mexico like Comales (map). 
 
LBJ is on his way to visit a high school-turned-emergency hospital in Rio Grande City that (according to the President’s Daily Diary) houses 1,500 to 2,000 people, 99% of them Mexican nationals. 
 
LBJ photo via LBJ Library, #A4871-24, public domain. Other photos via The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Lots more in their digital archives here. More on Beulah via NOAA.
The Suffragette Scandal (Brothers Sinister, #4) - http://www.goodreads.com/review...
dear-white-people: Taking a poll. Should we leak the full length trailer early or naw? REBLOG for (yes). yesssssss please - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
dear-white-people:
  
Taking a poll. Should we leak the full length trailer early or naw? REBLOG for (yes).
  
yesssssss please
"Out of Mind," Tove Lo. I love the extra touches on this track, especially the little tune that becomes more prominent at about 2:41. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
It’s pretty nifty that Austinites will get a chance to watch these forgotten historic films in 35mm this weekend. [AFS Screening Preview: Lars Nilsen on ‘The Sepia Screen’ | Slackerwood] - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
It’s pretty nifty that Austinites will get a chance to watch these forgotten historic films in 35mm this weekend.
 [AFS Screening Preview: Lars Nilsen on ‘The Sepia Screen’ | Slackerwood]
When Harry Met Sally … is, it must be said, insular and largely oblivious about its insularity. It would be cheap to admonish its makers with contemporary college-seminar hindsight about “privilege,” but the young and impressionable should be warned: Everybody has big apartments, they drink white wine from crystal glasses and play Pictionary in... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
taekwonjew replied to your link “Best Feminist Films: An Essential List – Flavorwire” Shameful, I’ve only seen 6! I’ve seen 11 out of the 50. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
Best Feminist Films: An Essential List – Flavorwire - http://flavorwire.com/467279...
masembe: Shirin (2008) - Abbas Kiarostami It took me a long time on this earth to understand that the joys of life are like the caress of a feather on the palm of your hand. Pleasurable at first, but a real torment if it endures. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
masembe:
  
Shirin (2008) - Abbas Kiarostami
  
It took me a long time on this earth to understand that the joys of life are like the caress of a feather on the palm of your hand. Pleasurable at first, but a real torment if it endures.
imwithkanye: Elaine Stritch, Tart-Tongued Broadway Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 89 | NYT Plainspoken, egalitarian, impatient with fools and foolishness, and admittedly fond of cigarettes, alcohol and late nights — she finally gave up smoking and drinking in her 60s — though she took it up again — Ms. Stritch might be the only actor to work as a... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
imwithkanye:
 
Elaine Stritch, Tart-Tongued Broadway Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 89 | NYT
 
Plainspoken, egalitarian, impatient with fools and foolishness, and admittedly fond of cigarettes, alcohol and late nights — she finally gave up smoking and drinking in her 60s — though she took it up again — Ms. Stritch might be the only actor to work as a bartender after starring on Broadway, and she was completely unabashed about her good-time-girl attitude.
 
“I’m not a bit opposed to your mentioning in this article that Frieda Fun here has had a reputation in the theater, for the past five or six years, for drinking,” she said to a reporter for The New York Times in 1968. “I drink and I love to drink, and it’s part of my life.”
 
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nypl: We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Elaine Stritch, whose acerbic personality and memorable stage and screen performances have captured hearts for decades. This 1954 promotional photo from our Billy Rose Theatre Division features Stritch as Peggy Porterfield in a revival of “On Your Toes,” and... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
nypl:
 
We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Emmy and Tony Award winning actress Elaine Stritch, whose acerbic personality and memorable stage and screen performances have captured hearts for decades. This 1954 promotional photo from our Billy Rose Theatre Division features Stritch as Peggy Porterfield in a revival of “On Your Toes,” and captures her personalty perfectly. Learn more about the American Theater Hall of Famer by checking out materials from your local NYPL branch.  
vintageanchorbooks: “One Half of the World does not know how the other Half lives,” Franklin once wrote. His sister is his other Half.” ― Jill Lepore, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister, Jane, whose... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
vintageanchorbooks:
 
“One Half of the World does not know how the other Half lives,” Franklin once wrote. His sister is his other Half.” 
― Jill Lepore, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
 
From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister, Jane, whose obscurity and poverty were matched only by her brother’s fame and wealth but who, like him, was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator.
Making use of an astonishing cache of little-studied material, including documents, objects, and portraits only just discovered, Jill Lepore brings Jane Franklin to life in a way that illuminates not only this one extraordinary woman but an entire world. 
 
One of my favorite reads of 2014 so far!
These songs, which presume to assure women that they are attractive (and, by extension, worthwhile), assume that the singer’s relationship to our bodies overrules our relationship with them. All of our primping — our “fixing makeup, just so” — has a pointed objective, namely to be found attractive by men. And allegedly, what a relief to find out... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
sarapocock: It’s Dotty from Pee-wee’s Big Adventure!  Come see this piece and others this weekend at Paging Mr. Herman: A Pee-Wee Herman Art Retrospective. Digital prints available for $15—email me if interested. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
sarapocock:
 
It’s Dotty from Pee-wee’s Big Adventure!  Come see this piece and others this weekend at Paging Mr. Herman: A Pee-Wee Herman Art Retrospective.
 
Digital prints available for $15—email me if interested.
elevator-loveletter: featureshoot: Bryan Schutmaat This photo brings to mind this Leighton painting I’ve seen at the Kimbell.  Perhaps it’s the rural setting, the composition of the shot, and the female’s direct gaze at the viewer. I’ll post the Leighton painting separately so you can compare. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
elevator-loveletter:
 
featureshoot:
  
Bryan Schutmaat
  
This photo brings to mind this Leighton painting I’ve seen at the Kimbell.  Perhaps it’s the rural setting, the composition of the shot, and the female’s direct gaze at the viewer. I’ll post the Leighton painting separately so you can compare.
"The vast majority of the people here do not take the warnings seriously because it’s not clear where they are supposed to evacuate to," [NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin] said. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
amzical: Happy 103rd birthday, Ginger Rogers! July 16, 1911–April 25, 1995 - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
amzical:
 
Happy 103rd birthday, Ginger Rogers!
 
July 16, 1911–April 25, 1995
barbarastanwyck: Happy Birthday Ginger Rogers! (July 16, 1911-April 25, 1995) In everything that I do I learn and try to put it to use. I have learned to go through life not into it. It`s like a boat. You must not let the water in or you`re sunk. Of course, I`ve made mistakes and I have had failures, but I do not dwell on them because people don`t... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
barbarastanwyck:
  
Happy Birthday Ginger Rogers!
(July 16, 1911-April 25, 1995)
 
In everything that I do I learn and try to put it to use. I have learned to go through life not into it. It`s like a boat. You must not let the water in or you`re sunk. Of course, I`ve made mistakes and I have had failures, but I do not dwell on them because people don`t care about garbage. When I make a mistake it`s like a bad leaf on a lettuce - I throw it out into the waste basket.
  
-Ginger Rogers
barbarastanwyck: Happy Birthday Barbara Stanwyck! (July 16, 1907-January 20, 1990) When we were shooting Golden Boy, the stages were dingy, dirty, and poorly ventilated. And the film wasn’t as fast in those days as it is now which necessitated the use of more electrical equipment, which, in turn, created heat. So anyone working from 8:45 in the... - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
barbarastanwyck:
 
Happy Birthday Barbara Stanwyck!
(July 16, 1907-January 20, 1990)
 
When we were shooting Golden Boy, the stages were dingy, dirty, and poorly ventilated. And the film wasn’t as fast in those days as it is now which necessitated the use of more electrical equipment, which, in turn, created heat. So anyone working from 8:45 in the morning until 7:30 at night could find it to be an exhausting experience. But when we would wrap production, and the staff and the cast and the crew would head for fresh air and home, very often Barbara would say to me "Golden Boy, get your ass into that set dressing room because we’re going to run tomorrow’s work." For an extra half to three quarters of an hour we would rehearse. She wanted me to be good. So if anyone ever needed a term for courtesy and consideration, generosity, and above all, professionalism, they would only need two words. One: Barbara. And the other: Stanwyck.
  
-William Holden
We need a culture where female characters can be written with agency and nuance, strength and weakness, ideas and goals in their heads that transcend something beyond just looking for love. - http://elizs.tumblr.com/post...
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