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Not Breaking, but Interesting News

22 June 2015

    If you’re ever looking for an example of how exactly the media spins a story, read some of the “OMG Obama said the n-word while talking about racism” news articles and then listen to the actual podcast. Sometimes there’s just not enough eye-rolling in the world to blow off the bullshit, guys.

  Some days it feels good to live in this hyper connected world.

  Wow. The mayor of this town actually had to argue that the name Fort Kill Jews was offensive. Hang on; I guess I should shelve my disbelief considering the amount of people in this country still clinging to the rebel flag like a security blanket.

  Image Source: tumblr via Buzzfeed   Maybe it’s not the porn itself, but the industry that makes pornography dangerous. The industry leaders are the ones who set the standards. They're the reason modern-day porn focuses so intently on degrading someone to get off. Erotica isn't the problem; the money-making machine is, as usual.

  I can see how that would be. Music can change everything in an instant. It gives the mind whatever fuel it needs to float into another time and place, effortlessly. Enabling that flight of the mind has got to help disconnect from physical pain. When you're in a lot of pain, disconnecting is one of the only ways to deal.

 

It’s about goddamn time. Information, much like weed, is not the enemy.