With server changes around these parts, I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, and in that time we’ve had a lot of disheartening news happen around the world. I don’t even know what to say about it all, but I’ll do my best to round it up here, and then let’s all go get […]
News in Asia
Welcome to another week of news from Asia. Happy reading!
Why I Hate Cinco de Mayo
This post originally appeared on Persephone Magazine in 2012, but remains just as true today. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the battle of Puebla where the Mexican army defeated the French. It is barely celebrated in Mexico and I hate it; I hate it with a passion and I get irrationally angry when I see what a […]
PoC News in America
It’s been a busy week, so let’s get to it!
PoC News around the World
Did everyone have a great weekend? This past week was busy, so let’s get to it!
Oh, friends, my heart is heavy with everything happening this week. I cannot cover it all, but I can at least give you a few interesting stories, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.
Spying on the Midweek News
It’s only Wednesday and a lot has happened in the world. Well, a lot is always happening in the world. Just think about it, while you’re arguing with your coworkers about where to go for lunch, someone else is making a major arrest or unccovering a sinister plot.
There are certain books that people like to pretend they have read, although very few actually have. Ulysses is one of them, and I never got my head around that one. With Infinite Jest, I persevered, and it was worth it.
News Appetizers: Happy Place
Hey you guys, this week was kind of a thing what with the tornadoes and terrorism. But you know what? It’s Friday, and it’s a long weekend. So let’s catch up on the news and then go to our happy places.
News Haikus Want a Mini-Mammoth
One piece of good news Can make all the worst not bad Read on for some hope
Why I Hate Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo commemorates the battle of Puebla where the Mexican army defeated the French. It is barely celebrated in Mexico and I hate it; I hate it with a passion and I get irrationally angry when I see what a huge deal it is made out to be here in the U.S.
Hello hello! I’m testing out a new column here, or should I say, a NEWS column here (get it? New/news? It’s always best to start out with a pun). Because our commenters are so wonderful and thoughtful, I thought it would be nice to have a gathering place to discuss the latest headlines and figure […]