Rebirth – IFC Center

To my NY Peeps, I’m in NC still, but would love it if you would show up & overwhelm them by sharing this – so it gets EXTENDED! I’ll be home soon, and will be handing out flyers, but can’t be there for the premiere! Help Spread the word, it is an amazing movie that uplifts the soul…

via Rebirth | IFC Center


Step out of the Darkness

I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.


— Anna Quindlen

This Labor Day we need protest marches…

This Labor Day we need protest marches rather than parades -

Labor Day is traditionally a time for picnics and parades. But this year is no picnic for American workers, and a protest march would be more appropriate than a parade.

Not only are 25 million unemployed or underemployed, but American companies continue to cut wages and benefits. The median wage is still dropping, adjusted for inflation. High unemployment has given employers extra bargaining leverage to wring out wage concessions.

via This Labor Day we need protest marches rather than parades |


Learn Your Worth

But it’s important, while we are supporting lessons in respecting others, to remember that many of our youngest kids need to learn to respect themselves. You learn your worth from the way you are treated.


— Anna Quindlen

“Neuromarketing” To Hack Your Brain

more brilliance in the intro than can be found in the entire article…I put this up there with gene-splicing, making replicated sheep, read “Do You Dream of Electric Sheep?” (Blade Runner) one more time people – it is all there…

NeuroFocus Uses "Neuromarketing" To Hack Your Brain Oldspeak:”Neuromarketing Hackers, hacking INTO YOUR BRAIN to find new and more insidious ways to sell you shit you don’t need: GOOD. “Anonymous” Hackers, hacking into computer networks to bring to light lax security of your sensitive and personal data stored on the internet: BAD. In a glowing article written in a magazine owned by marketing company Neilsen Research about a company NeuroFocus also owned by Nielsen Research, we glimpse the future o … Read More

via The Oldspeak Journal