Ai Weiwei would be nothing without China. His country, its history, its artistic and material culture, its totalitarian government and the travails of its people drive his art
NYT on why Mr. Ai continues to live in China, and the argument for staying in your homeland
#OscarPistorius

#OscarPistorius

inothernews:

theweekmagazine:

This photo earned Tyler Hicks a Pulitzer for breaking news photography
The New York Times staff photographer Tyler Hicks earned a Pulitzer for breaking news photography for his work capturing the terrorist attack at the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

theweekmagazine:

This photo earned Tyler Hicks a Pulitzer for breaking news photography

The New York Times staff photographer Tyler Hicks earned a Pulitzer for breaking news photography for his work capturing the terrorist attack at the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Not a week goes by without Cape Town being featured in some New York publication. Today NYTimes feature Bo-Kaap cc @cityofcapetown @futurecapetown

Not a week goes by without Cape Town being featured in some New York publication. Today NYTimes feature Bo-Kaap cc @cityofcapetown @futurecapetown

celebritycloseup:

stephen colbert

celebritycloseup:

stephen colbert

NYPost: “Give this retching, crying, sniveling, vomiting, degenerate #OscarPistorius an Academy Award!”

NYPost: “Give this retching, crying, sniveling, vomiting, degenerate #OscarPistorius an Academy Award!”

#OscarPistorius on the cover of @WSJ today

#OscarPistorius on the cover of @WSJ today

Meadowlands performed by the Johannesburg-based jazz group Uhadi (minus Sibongile Khumalo) at Columbia University in the City of New York

Take a bow #hft

Take a bow #hft

Wipe That Smirk off Your Face
Peter W. Kaplan and Peter Stevenson, esquire.com
From the Archives: David Letterman, master of the Old Sincerity. He loves you. He loves you … NOT.Next spring, when The Tonight Show pass­es from John­ny Car­son, it will be the tran­si­tion for which we have wait­ed for years. From th…

Wipe That Smirk off Your Face
Peter W. Kaplan and Peter Stevenson, esquire.com

From the Archives: David Letterman, master of the Old Sincerity. He loves you. He loves you … NOT.

Next spring, when The Tonight Show pass­es from John­ny Car­son, it will be the tran­si­tion for which we have wait­ed for years. From th…

comedycentral:

Click here to watch Jon Stewart react to the Supreme Court’s recent campaign finance ruling on last night’s Daily Show.

And there goes America’s democracy

#daymade

#daymade