Saturday, February 24, 2018

Tail end of Winter, heading into March, 2018

A feast of Italian songs, for free, online:

Canzone Italiana is a platform allowing users to listen online to the invaluable musical heritage of over a century of Italian song, from 1900 to 2000

Sublime, often witty gifs by Nicolas Monterrat





































Stop it already
Ooh, this lovely gif , The Night Sea — Non Repeating Patterns #1, by the-mitr, reminds me of Chinese traditional paintings of clouds and water























Brilliant about sabotaging oneself


Superb article on women's work as emotional caregivers going unpaid.

“Where’s My Cut?”: On Unpaid Emotional Labor

Housework is not work. Sex work is not work. Emotional work is not work. Why? Because they don’t take effort? No, because women are supposed to provide them uncompensated, out of the goodness of our hearts.
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And this article as well:

shame, anger, alienation, and other hallmarks of the masculine psyche

Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest [NYT]: "By the time many young men do reach college, a deep-seeded* gender stereotype has taken root that feeds into the stories they have heard about themselves as learners. Better to earn your Man Card than to succeed like a girl, all in the name of constantly having to prove an identity to yourself and others."
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cool collages
http://cargocollective.com/eugenialoli/All-Fun-Games
Rembrandt was never shy about showing naked bodies or erotic subjects in a realistic way. In the 1640s he created several scenes of courting couples outdoors, and The Monk in the Cornfield is one of the most sexually charged of these prints. Despite the print’s tiny size, the graphic depiction of an unchaste monk and an enthusiastic milkmaid coupling surreptitiously makes for a powerful sculptural grouping. The etched suggestion of a farmer with a scythe in the background reinforces the temporary nature of their haven in the wheat field and emphasizes the voyeurism of the viewer.


Pretty cakes for Spring! Pastel buttercream works of art.




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