Friday Open Thread

Clever Manka, · Categories: Open Thread

So that’s how I’m doing.

How about you?

Thursday Link Dump

Clever Manka, · Categories: Thursday Link Dump

I put this story at the top so we could have a Beyoncé pic from that performance

Essence Magazine explains in detail why Adele’s “sharing” the Grammy is a pile of well-worn White Feminist horse shit. Read full post

Mid-week check-in

Clever Manka, · Categories: Check-In

I’m the woman in the tan coat trying not to break down crying due to the unbearable softness of Diego Luna

This is the weekly post for those of us who are traversing together this hellscape called Personal Growth. Brag about this week’s accomplishments, ask for support, talk about what worked, what didn’t. Tell us how things are going for you.

Tuesday Tumblr Collection

Clever Manka, · Categories: Tuesday Tumblr

Giant, high-res version for your wallpaper here

Today’s collection is Tuesday, February 14: Black Minds.


clevermankaI’ve posted a weekly themed collection on my Tumblr nearly every week since October, 2011. Someday I’ll compile a list of them, with links to the dates. That day is not today.

Galentine’s Day Open Thread

Clever Manka, · Categories: Open Thread

via Bitch Media, lots of other Galentine’s Day images by the artist here

No history lesson this week (Amy is having fun on a road trip) so pretend we’re in home room with a Galentine’s Day open thread.

Friday Open Thread

Clever Manka, · Categories: Open Thread

I am not feeling the Friday, so I found this dude to feel it for me

Ugh, what a week, y’all. Anyone doing anything sober this weekend because I’m not.

Thursday Link Dump

Clever Manka, · Categories: Thursday Link Dump

Medium White Tee, an art installation.

Part art installation, part Obama tribute, part retail therapy, the shop opened last month in Hawaii as a four-week exhibit presented by the Honolulu Museum of Art. It’s in an indoor-outdoor mall where anyone passing by can browse, relax and find a temporary refuge from the outside world.

Spivack, 38, created a limited edition of 1,000 shirts and a mini-tropical oasis to display them in: blue walls, palm trees, beach chairs and one circular rack of white cotton shirts, all size M. All are completely plain, with a simple logo at the neck. Each shirt is tagged with an edition number. The price: $44, an homage to Obama, the 44th president, with proceeds going to two Hawaiian charities. Half of the shirts are reserved for the stand; the other half are available online. Read full post