The Smithian

Apr 07

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Grilled Artichokes, via Deliciously Organized

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Each section opens with lines from children’s books that, put in the context of the poems, carry profound, disturbing meaning.

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Each section opens with lines from children’s books that, put in the context of the poems, carry profound, disturbing meaning.

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Reality shows with…African-American casts now are among the biggest hits on cable. But as offerings that are driving ratings highs…one marker goes ignored: Most of the viewers are black as well. Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta, the crown jewel in its flagship franchise, swelled to a network-best 4.6 million viewers in February.

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Reality shows with…African-American casts now are among the biggest hits on cable. But as offerings that are driving ratings highs…one marker goes ignored: Most of the viewers are black as well. Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta, the crown jewel in its flagship franchise, swelled to a network-best 4.6 million viewers in February.

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Corporate Knights

Corporate Knights

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art: photo of Maria Borges by Rui Aguiar for Vogue Portugal

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art: photo of Maria Borges by Rui Aguiar for Vogue Portugal

'…what’s left is the pressure to sand down the corners of your speech while looking for the rough edges in the speech of your adversaries. Everyone is offended. Everyone is offensive. Nothing is close to the line because close to the line is over the line because over the line is better for clicks and retweets and fundraising and ad revenue.'

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Oven Fried Chicharon

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Oven Fried Chicharon

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“There is nothing wrong with being perpetually sad at the state of the world…there is too much stigma around sadness. Depressive realism is not a disease; it is an impetus to act. Be sad at all the injustice. Be angry that we are a part of it. Bathe in your anger. Live it. But, do not let it consume you. Channel it into improving the situation. Apply your anger for the betterment of humanity.” — Mohadesa Najumi

Pacific San Diego

Pacific San Diego

'Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a fed prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., after clashing with prison officials and being placed in solitary confinement…The…former Chicago congressman, 49, had been advising other inmates in North Carolina about their rights in prison…who said a guard took exception to that.'

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…devastating as it reveals how love becomes warped and jagged and even seemingly vanishes in the midst of huge grief.

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…devastating as it reveals how love becomes warped and jagged and even seemingly vanishes in the midst of huge grief.

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