Posts Tagged "America"

August 24, 2012

Rhinestone Cowboys.

ok. you guys all know I’m from Germany. We don’t have cowboys there (or at least I don’t know of any). Having lived here for quite some time, I’ve become accustomed to this facet of American culture. BUT! This is new to me—as seen on Oyster—Gay Rodeo. Photographer Mike Piscitelli offers up this photo essay. I love this so much.

And: bookmark Oystermag. Ok Bye.

Happy Friday.

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January 19, 2009

1964 + 1968 + 2009 = NOW

First there was JFK, then the assassination. Then there was LBJ and the Great Society. Sadly then, there was the assassination of Martin Luther King. With America’s ebb and tide of grim and glory, a blog post is too small and pitiful of a space to talk about a man and such history. So, I’ll leave you with this: the quadruple-edged sword that pretty much sums it all up for me. In the meantime, let’s be thankful for tomorrow.

MLK tattoo

(This is how Dylan celebrated MLK day back in 2006. How are you going to spend yours? )