The government is watching us to protect us.
amazing photos, and a bullshit essay from Newsweek: “Life is worth nothing in Guatemala.” According to Lianne Milton, this is a common phrase in Guate, but I gotta say it’s not where I hang out. If anything, I think the pictures from her photo essay illustrate just how precious life is, and just how agonizing current levels of violence are right now for Guatemalans.
First caption of a woman looking at the camera says, “violence is a way of life in Guatemala.” Really? What does that have to do with the woman’s, “Who the fuck are you and why the fuck are you taking a picture?” face? I am reblogging some of the photos, but beware of the neocolonial gaze that reproduces unequal power relations by claiming that violence is endemic, pathologizing an entire country in one fell swoop.
This is possibly the greatest thing I have seen on the internet.
oh my fuck
The percentage of American homes that have a ketchup bottle in them.npr)
Hedi Xandt, The God Of The Grove, 2013. gold-plated brass, polymer, distressed black finish, marble.
I looked pass the cover of this book and realized the cover had nothing to hide.