Morocco. Marrakech. 1998

(Source: morobook)



Iran and India have been around each other for a very long time

clearly i’m still having a love affair with qajar clothing for iran rn but eh :’)

(full view of first pic here: )

((Iran sweating nervously in the distance))




U.S. Democrats plan to give Israel an addition $225 million for military spending. The same bill also cuts $1 billion of emergency funds meant to deal with the 50,000 undocumented child migrants held in crowded and unsanitary border facilities.

Israel already received $504 million for the joint U.S.-Israel Missle Defense Program for the Fiscal Year of 2014. That is not including the $3.1 Billion the Obama Administration spent on Foreign Military Financing (FMF) for Israel for the Fiscal Year 2014.

Fuck this

no money for water in detroit

no money for public schools

no money for student loan debt relief

no money for healthcare 

no money for crumbling infrastructure

no money for economic investment in inner cities and indian country

no money 

no money 

no money 

no money


This existential 5-year-old wants time to stop.  And who doesn’t relate to this at one time or another in their lives?






i KNOW i’m just beating a long-dead horse by doing this but for god’s sake disney

fyi only superficial things were changed in the edit (hair, eyelash length, freckles, skin tone) the actual model wasn’t changed at all

to be clear: she photoshopped anna’s hair onto hiro’s mom face. a lot of people in reblogs seem to think that the one on the right is literally anna and trying to find miniscule, non-existant differences… which sort of proves the point? that a picture of a different character can be mistaken for anna so easily with just a hairstyle change and that people will still defend the design choice to the death rather than admit the similarities… sheeesh.

How about this. You go to Pixar studio, and you tell them to change it. or get a job there and do it yourself, OH WAIT

YOU CAN’T! Cause you’re just someone bitching on the internet, and businesses don’t care about people bitching on the internet.

such a sad shame, isn’t it? Reality really.

Also, no, she STILL doesn’t look like Anna, even with Anna’s hair, she doesn’t look like anna, she just looks like that other chick with Anna’s hair.

the fact that you have no creative eye to tell a difference in characters, even by minuscule teeny details, is ridiculous.

they’re still two different charterers

and by sitting there and comparing them all day, of course they’re going to look similar to you.

Quit bitching will you PLEASE.

Stop looking for every little thing to complain about, because Disney? Disney don’t give a fuck, and no matter how hard you try, they will NEVER give a fuck.


Okay I’m gonna pull this card because you’re just rude enough for it. I was an animation intern at Pixar in 2011 and just last year I was offered a job there that I only turned down because right now I prefer a permanent position as opposed to a 3-6 month contract. So no, you don’t get to use the “get a job and do it yourself” bullcrap on me.

Of course the edit doesn’t look exactly like Anna. But honestly, trying to tell me that the edit looks NOTHING like her is absurd. The proportions and facial features are very, very similar. If I were to overlay Anna’s face with Hiro’s mom there would be small differences, like maybe one nose is straighter than the other.  When discussing character design similarities like this are terrible. There are infinite possibilities and Disney keeps using the same general face recently.

And I don’t complain just because it’s Disney. If another studio did this I would be on their ass about it too. I love animation and I love seeing studios push beyond what’s been done before. On top of that, I don’t complain because I hate the company, I complain because I know they can do SO MUCH BETTER.

Sit the fuck down, son. You just got told by a real quality professional and all of the other professionals are just shaking their heads at you.


So the book sold out! In… a bit over a month! Crazy! Thank you SOO much to everyone who bought a copy! I’m totally overwhelmed with wonderment and gratitude!
Here’s a team of knights that was in the book, but I haven’t posted here. 
Thank you again everyone!!!


"As a multiracial person, I like the fact that they made Naveen racially ambiguous. I see a resemblance between him and a lot of my family members (even though they are all of different races), and I feel like I can project a lot of different backgrounds onto him."


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I did not realize this. This is good.


Gaza Artist Turns Israeli Air Strike Smoke into Powerful Sketches

As the world looks on with horror at the growing civilian toll in Gaza, and Hamas and Israel consider the terms of a U.S.-proposed ceasefire, one young Palestinian architect is responding to the crisis through art. Gaza-based Tawfik Gebreel aims to send a message, in the “universal humanitarian language understood by all peoples of the world.” He is using photos of the smoke thrown up by rocket strikes and reworking the images with symbols of hope and unity.


Those people who constantly reblog your stuff but you never really talk:



Did Ridley Scott’s “Exodus” movie give the Sphinx a white/European makeover?

The backlash against Ridley Scott’s Exodus is gathering momentum. After Noah’s mixed reception earlier this year, more and more people are sick of seeing movies with “whitewashed” casts: White actors representing historical figures who almost certainly were not white.

The latest accusation of Exodus whitewashing relates to someone who technically isn’t even a character: the Sphinx.

The likeliest explanation is that the sculpture in this picture is not the Sphinx, but is in fact a statue of Ramses. This means that it would have been based on actor Joel Edgerton’s face. 

Unfortunately, this just makes the whitewashed casting even more blatant, because real statues of Ramses II simply do not look like that. So while Exodus may not have made a “white version” of the Sphinx, Egyptian culture is still being erased and rewritten to fit in with the film’s predominantly white cast of actors.



(Source: hellotailor)


Orange Is The New Blac actress, Uzo Aduba at the White House Correspondents Dinner.


On this inaugural post for SalvaCultura, I want to pay tribute to what happened 39 years ago in El Salvador today. Four years ago, I had the privilege to visit and study at the University of El Salvador, and learn about one of the most important events leading up the the Salvadoran Civil War (1980-1992). The experience was very personal to me: my late uncle, a medical student at the time, was also an organizer and survivor of this student massacre. As a Salvadoran-American, participating in a commemoration of this event connected me to my people’s historical and collective resistance to oppression. 

A little background, the massacre was a violent response by the Salvadoran Government to a student protest at the University of El Salvador in the capital, San Salvador. The protest itself was in response to state violence against protesters in the western Salvadoran city of Santa Ana a few days prior. According to various sources, there were around 100 dead and over 23 injured. This is now seen as taste of what was to come since the civil war erupted in the following years; a civil war lead to a mass exodus of people which included my parents and siblings. 

So, I found myself in El Salvador on the 35th anniversary of this massacre in 2010, and it was chilling and inspiring experience to see Salvadoran students keeping the memory of history alive. Today and every year, Salvadoran university students take to the streets to commemorate the legacy of the fallen students. What is that legacy? Watch the video to watch out.

-Daniel Alvarenga.


PS. I apologize for the unstable camera angles, I was very green back then; and also in my defense I wasn’t always the one holding the camera.

Also visit my new site: for Central American issues, it’s still new and I’m looking for contributors.

Full Congressional Testimony of Three Central American Youth (VIDEO)


Yesterday in Washington, D.C., three Central American youth shared their personal stories about their journey to the United States. Their testimony was part of a meeting on unaccompanied immigrants held by the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Click on the link or each image to access the video testimony:

Dulce Medina


Mayeli Hernández


Saúl Martínez