"We don’t like pictures like this. It is not good to deduce an entire country to the image of a person reaching out for food. It is not good for people to see us like this, and it is not good for us to see ourselves like this. This gives us no dignity. We don’t want to be shown as a country of people waiting for someone to bring us food. Congo has an incredible amount of farmland. An incredible amount of resources. Yes, we have a lot of problems. But food is not what we are reaching for. We need investment. We need the means to develop ourselves."
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)
Me and Disfigured Stick had tea together the other day, so I thought our Pyros would like to hang out too. Pybros having tea <3 Or smashing skulls, whichever googles you have on today.
I believe that every american should at least watch this monologue from The Newsroom
this is my favorite post.
So so many people need to see this
The Bones of St Pancratius are found at the Church of St Niklaus in Wil, Switzerland. He was originally robed in clothes by nuns in the late 1600s but in 1777 – the centenary of his bones arriving in Wil – he was dressed in this magnificent commissioned suit of armour.
She said she’d let me take her photo if I bought some peanuts from her. Afterward, I asked if she could remember the saddest moment of her life. She laughed, and said: “You’re going to need to buy some more peanuts.”
(Kasangulu, Democratic Republic of Congo)
Rhapsody in Blue,for piano and orchestra
Earl Wild, piano
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler, cond. (1959)
"Jazz is the result of all the energy stored up in America."
- G. Gershwin
"Macho King" Randy Savage
i will henceforth refer to working in musical theatre solely as “taking the black.”
this is incredibly perfect