ART we LIKE: Empty Porn Sets


When all was quiet and the bodies had gone home she would photograph the aftermath of the day’s shoots. The resulting works have a stillness to them in complete contrast to the frenetic industry of which they are the traces.

These are playgrounds of cheapish fantasy which are left like historical documents to the sex act. At first they have the appearance of a show-home in questionable taste. The colours are vivid and the structure at once basic and commercial looking. Then you look again and see the clues… a bottle of lubricant, a dildo, lights at the edge of the frame, glimpses of the studio beyond. It slowly becomes apparent that these are fantasy landscapes, rude pictures without the nudity.

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Donna Brazile: “I Have a Dream… for the Oscars”


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Political Strategist Donna Brazile: “I Have a Dream… for the Oscars”

 
Right now, the people of Flint, Michigan — a predominately African-American city — cannot get safe tap water, and young black people are being killed and imprisoned all over this country because of a flawed system of justice. It may seem flippant to be upset about the lack of African-American nominees for the Academy Awards, but the right to dream is as vital as any right enumerated in the Constitution.


via Political Strategist Donna Brazile: “I Have a Dream… for the Oscars” (Guest Column) | Hollywood Reporter


 

World marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day


Wednesday is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the date the United Nations has chosen to commemorate victims of the Holocaust during World War II. Six million Jews were murdered by Germany’s Nazi regime, along with 5 million non-Jews who were killed.

The anniversary, marked each year since 2005, falls on the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland by the Russian army in 1945.


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#MakeAMovieWhiter


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Make a Movie Whiter has started trending last night and of course people are quick with the puns. Hurry before the butthurt trolls ruin it.  The punny hashtag was started of course by the team at the late night gameshow Midnight & Chris Hardwick. Born, no doubt, out of the announcement that Joseph Fiennes would be playing Micheal Jackson

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