“To JK Rowling, from Cho Chang” by Rachel Rostad
Regardless of your opinion on the Harry Potter books (I’ve been madly in love with them since way back in elementary), you should watch this video. Be sure to actually listen to the poet and not immediately jump to the defense of the books that you love. It’s okay to love something and acknowledge that it has flaws.
Watch it, it’s absolutely brilliant.
Her closing lines are something we all need to take into consideration. Her statement crosses, race, sex, religion and .. well everything.
Learn to think for yourselves folks.
CARGO - A zombie-bitten father tries to save his infant daughter
This is an amazing short film I found on YouTube. Watch it, you won’t be disappointed.
Extraordinary photos of young hitchhikers and freight train hoppers by Mike Brodie
Mike Brodie (tumblr | facebook) first began photographing in 2004 when he was given a Polaroid camera. Working under the moniker, The Polaroid Kidd, Brodie spent the next four years circumambulating the U.S. amassing an archive of photographs that would go on to make up one of the few, true collections of American travel photography. Having never undergone any formal training, he chose to remained untethered to the pressures and expectations of the art market.
Reminds me of someone I know
Our Argument - a film about anger
This is my thesis film from my final year at SVA.
It’s a very personal film completed during a very stressful year of my life. I believe when you argue with someone you care about, no one wins, and this film is about how that feels.
With music by Robotaki (http://soundcloud.com/robotaki), sound by Fred Riding (http://soundcloud.com/radiofred), and additional animation from Tina Wang (http://feriowind.deviantart.com/) and Corey Patrick Miller (http://www.coreypatrickmiller.com/)
STAR WARS 80’s High School Re-Design by DenisMedri
OH MY GOD WHAT.
THIS IS MAGICAL.
Oh I’m sorry did I say I was done?
“…a massive Reddit thread dealing with sexual assault, born out of one Redditor’s question: “Reddit’s had a few threads about sexual assault victims, but are there any redditors from the other side of the story? What were your motivations?” the user asked, “Do you regret it?” The response was instant, and instantly controversial. While the subject matter of the posts may be problematic for some readers, the question of whether or not such “dialogue” can actually contribute to the discourse of how to deal with and prevent rape in America is just as debated by experts and advocates…”.* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.
*Read more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/30/reddit-rapists_n_1714854.html
i found this on youtube and i felt like sharing it here, i want to know what tumblr thinks of it too.