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Mark Rothko, Georges Seurat and Andy Warhol as Thanksgiving Food

San Francisco-based Hannah Rothstein is a self-proclaimed painter, illustrator, writer, jeweler and Up-to-No-Gooder. Fortunately, aligning yourself with the Up-to-No-Gooders of the world does not strictly exclude one from being a do-gooder… The post Mark Rothko, Georges Seurat and Andy Warhol as Thanksgiving Food appeared first on Selectism.

Interview of the Day: Officer Darren Wilson Describes Michael Brown Shooting

15 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

As protests continue around the country after the grand jury decision in Ferguson, we are now hearing about the incident from the officer himself. ABC's George Stephanopoulos spoke with Wilson Tuesday in his first public interview, asking...Show More Summary

George Stephanopoulos Lands First Interview with Darren Wilson, Obama Hurts Hagel's Feelings, First Jurassic World Trailer Debuts: P.M. Links

yesterdayNews : Reason

In the continuing fallout from the Ferguson grand jury decision, George Stephanopoulos will be he first journalist to air an interview with Darren Wilson, he cop who killed Michael Brown. Documents suggest the grand jury confronted huge...Show More Summary

Obama the tyrant? Not so much.

Republicans are outraged over President Obama's executive action on immigration... even though Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush both issued executive orders shielding immigrants from deportation. Republicans are outraged that Obama is behaving as a monarch... Show More Summary

Rapper Jailed for Album Promoting Gang Violence Gives TV Interview from Jail

San Diego rapper Tiny Doo, who faces 25-years-to-life in prison for his most recent album release, gave his first television interview on Sunday from the George F. Bailey Detention Facility in San Diego County, where he awaits trial next month. Show More Summary

The Unity of Australian Languages: 1841.

Matt of No-sword posts a quote from Dixon’s The Languages of Australia (which looks wonderful — insert ritual complaint about overpriced academic books here) involving George Grey‘s “second great breakthrough in Australian linguistic studies”, in Grey’s 1841 Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-West and Western Australia, During the Years 1837, 1838, and 1839: […]

OUTRAGEOUS! Jaw-dropping piece of skill from the Greek youth leagues [Video]

This unbelievable clip from a Greek youth league match between AO Ioannina and Agia Eleousa is sure to go viral. Young George Vrakas executed a truly jaw-dropping piece of skill to leave two opposition players for dead. Vrakas scored four goals in the win and his fantastic individual display, featuring all four goals, can be […]

Art Reveals the Diverse Beauty of the World of A Song of Ice and Fire

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

From Braavos to King's Landing to the Vale and beyond, concept artist Paolo Puggioni drew landscapes of places all over the world of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire. He's put some of his work for the art book The World of Ice and Fireup on his website, and they are gorgeous. Read more...

Gifts to soldiers in the WW1 trenches, from the royal family

Princess Mary (1897–1965), Princess Royal and later Countess of Harewood, was the third child and only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary, and granddaughter of King Edward VII.The Sailors and Soldiers Christmas Fund was inaugurated...Show More Summary

Go Ahead, Blame Me

President Obama expects to get a few dings from his successor and he doesn’t mind it. He told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos he understands that the next Democratic presidential nominee will need to distance herself from him. The next candidate will want an opportunity to describe what he or she believes in and the public wants to inhale what Obama called “that new car smell.”

Obama Shocked by Suggestion Another Prez Might Selectively Enforce Tax Law

A recent encounter that Obama had with ABC so entirely illustrates his arrogance that it can only make you laugh. George Stephanopoulos asked Obama what would stop a future president from following his example of selectively enforcing laws by refusing to collect certain taxes. Show More Summary

Shorter @tomamoran: We Had To Destroy Camden to Save it

Cross-posted from Jersey Jazzman. The fact that Tom Moran gave himself gobs of print space in the op-ed section of today's Star-Ledger solely for the purpose of kissing South Jersey Democratic boss George Norcross's posterior pretty much tells us all we need to know about that newspaper's sad decline. Show More Summary

Today in ambition: NOM cofounder vows to fight marriage equality for 100 years

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

This comes from Robert George, an author of the Bush era Federal Marriage Amendment and the cofounder of the National Organization For Marriage: We have to resolve that we will stand for marriage and fight for however long it takes—it...

This Week In 'Both Sides Do It' Matthew Dowd Edition

From this Sunday's This Week 'This Week' Transcript: President Obama">This Week with George Stephanopoulos, GOP professional turd polisher and former Bushie Matthew Dowd doing what he does best... blaming "both sides" and WashingtonShow More Summary

Stephanopoulos to Obama: What’s Stopping Future Presidents From Not Enforcing Tax Laws?

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos pressed President Barack Obama Sunday morning on his executive action on immigration, whether it was really keeping in precedent with previous presidents' immigration actions, and whether future GOP presidents could pull the same move on whatever their hearts desired.

Obama Differs from John Lewis: Ferguson Isn’t Selma

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama addressed the simmering tension in Ferguson during his interview Sunday morning with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, calling for the protests to remain peaceful ahead of the Grand Jury decision on Officer Darren...Show More Summary

How Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush talked about illegal immigration in April 1980.

Via Reason, this is from the debate before the Texas primary, answering a question from an audience member about whether "the children of illegal aliens should be allowed to attend Texas public schools free":Transcript at the link. I...Show More Summary

Here's the Full Trailer for George Lucas' Strange Magic

Whichever trailer editor decided to follow "From the mind of George Lucas" with a character sticking his ass into the camera - you, sir or ma'am, deserve a gold star. Not that I saw it either,...

Clemson Pulls a Chris Webber, Calls Timeout It Doesn't Have and Loses Game

George Santayana once postulated that mankind is doomed to repeat history if we do not learn from the mistakes of the past. Clemson basketball apparently doesn't give a damn for Santayana. The Tigers replicated one of basketball's most...Show More Summary

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