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What I like about Frank

When he's trying to spot trends, his only motive is: spotting trends:

When gay Harlem met queer Britain

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Joy Harjo Named U.S. Poet Laureate

@ Poets & Writers, June 19

Today the Library of Congress announced that Joy Harjo will be the next U.S. poet laureate. Harjo, who is a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, is the first Native American poet to serve as laureate. She will begin her term on September 19, succeeding poet Tracy K. Smith.

Thinking of spending the $10 for this article

Meantime I'm parking the link to the abstract here:

Any recent racism in the U.S.

definitely isn't because of lack of news coverage; check out what Zach Goldberg found out on this thread:

1/n Spent some time on LexisNexis over the weekend. Depending on your political orientation, what follows will either disturb or encourage you. But regardless of political orientation, I'm sure we can all say 'holy fucking shit'

— Zach Goldberg (@ZachG932) May 28, 2019

Advice for us all from Charles Darwin

For aficionados of dark humor

Check out some of the tweeted replies to the U.S. Army's new twitter campaign:

How has serving impacted you?

— U.S. Army (@USArmy) May 23, 2019

I found it because this one reply was retweeted by the great veteran NYTimes reporter C.J. Chivers.


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