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3 Unforgettable Classics That Make Great Summer Beach Reads

Looking for some great beach reads by women? Revisit these classics: Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper (1892); Kate Chopin's The Awakening (1899); and Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye (1970). All three books challenge contemporary...Show More Summary

New illustration: Wong Ping, Tom Cole, Owen Davey, Joe Morse, Jean Jullien & more

Our latest pick of new illustration includes an animated campaign for Prada sunglasses, some large-scale murals for Fuller's beer, a beautifully illustrated book about monkeys by Owen Davey and a new edition of Toni Morrison's Beloved novel from The Folio Society.

Columbia Adds Toni Morrison, But Not Trigger Warnings, To Required Reading

An op-ed in an Ivy League school's student newspaper was enough to incite a national debate on trigger warnings for classic texts, but not enough to sway school policy. Members of Columbia University's Multicultural Affairs AdvisoryShow More Summary

Aye Nako – “White Noise” (Stereogum Premiere)

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Aye Nako are the sharp-tongued punk foursome responsible for Unleash Yourself, one of the most underrated and overlooked LPs of 2013. The Brooklyn band is back with a new EP called The Blackest Eye — named after the Toni Morrison novel of a similar name — and their new song “White Noise” contains the same […]

New Jersey High School Welcomes Kendrick Lamar for Conversation about 'The Bluest Eye'

Brian Mooney, a New Jersey high school teacher used Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly to teach a unit on Toni Morrison's novel, The Bluest Eye. Lamar found out about it, and decided to stop in for a visit.

It's all about white and wrong with Rachel Dolezal

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Rachel Dolezal, who has gone full Toni Morrison, has her very white parents so bewildered that they outed her.

Listen To This: Take Flight!

Matthew Morrison's performance of Stronger at the Tony Awards was one of our highlights of the show! Not only is he great, but the song itself is sooooo good! AND, in an unusual move, entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein - who produced the Broadway musical based on his film - released a concept album concurrently with an [...]

30 Books You Need To Read Before You Turn 30

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Some books are best read at a certain age. Even the novels and memoirs you might consider timeless -- Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye or Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking -- can serve a special purpose if consumed during a particular phase in your life. Show More Summary

Kendrick Lamar Visits High School Where Students Studied To Pimp A Butterfly

Photo by Jessica Lehrman Kendrick Lamar recently paid a visit to High Tech High School in North Bergen, N.J., where Brian Mooney, who teaches freshman English, used Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly to draw correlations to Toni Morrison’s novel The Bluest Eye. Show More Summary

Strawberry Season Came Early—Here's Where to Pick Them and How to Eat Them

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Strawberry shortcake: Make this now, while you still can. “I have only to break into the tightness of a strawberry,” wrote Toni Morrison in The Bluest Eye, “and I see summer—its dust and lowering skies.” It’s been more than twenty years since I read that book, but the strawberry line has always stuck with me. Show More Summary

Toni Morrison among those fighting NYC library fund cuts

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A host of literary luminaries have joined the fight for more cash for New York City's libraries.

Messing, Chlumsky Are Twins at Tony Awards: Vanessa Hudgens, Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Morrison Dazzle [Photos]

Debra Messing and Anna Chlumsky turned the 2015 Tony Awards into a seeing-double dress double-take for fashion watchers. But both Messing and Chlumsky saw the humor of their twinsies trick at the Sunday event, reported Us Weekly. SoShow More Summary

Matthew Morrison Is 'Stronger' Than Ever at Tony Awards 2015!

Matthew Morrison hits the stage and belts out the act one closer of Finding Neverland during the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The 36-year-old actor was joined by Kelsey Grammer to perform the song “Stronger” from their musical, which has been a big [...]

Matthew Morrison & Kelsey Grammer Bring 'Finding Neverland' to the Tony Awards 2015

Matthew Morrison suits up on the red carpet at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The 36-year-old actor was joined at the event by his Finding Neverland co-star Kelsey Grammer with his wife Kayte Walsh. Kelsey and Kayte were seen posing backstage with [...]

Amanda Vanstone points finger at Scott Morrison

So who leaked the Cabinet debate, where Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop revolted against Tony Abbott’s plan to strip citizenship even from Australians without dual…

Feminism is for pigs too: Miss Piggy receives feminist award from Gloria Steinem

Miss Piggy joins a list including Sandra Day O’Connor, Toni Morrison and Anita Hill

Desura and Indie Royale's parent company has filed for bankruptcy

Desura's and Indie Royal's parent company, Bad Juju, has filed for bankruptcy. Inforuptcy has a record of this while Bad Juju's head of developer relations, Lisa Morrison, confirmed the news to Gamasutra. "I asked Tony [Novak, CEO of...Show More Summary

Miss Piggy: Style Icon, Karate Icon, and Now, Award-Winning Feminist Icon - HIYYYYYYYY-YAH!

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Miss Piggy is the latest recipient - in a list that includes trailblazers like Sandra Day O'Connor, Toni Morrison, and director-choreographer Susan Stroman - of the Sackler Center First Award, an award presented by the Brooklyn Museum's Center for Feminist Art.

Backbench doesn’t just rally behind Abbott against Turnbull and Bishop. It backs Morrison, too

Over at Insiders there was some predictable gloating that Tony Abbott faces another damaging split, after

Stirring Images from the First Ever Illustrated Version of Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’

Toni Morrison’s Beloved is widely considered the greatest of all American novels published in last quarter of the 20th century, but, until now, it has never been released as an illustrated edition — this despite the effortless magic with which Morrison invokes (or provokes) her images of postbellum black life. Thankfully, The Folio Society has now released a … Read More

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