Most people have heard of Koko, the gorilla who could speak about 1000 words in Sign Language, and understand about 2000 in English. What most people don’t know, however, is that Koko was an avid Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood fan. When Fred Rogers took a trip out to meet Koko for his show, not only did she immediately wrap her arms around him and embrace him, she did what she’d always seen him do onscreen: she proceeded to take his shoes off.
French and Saunders
The 8 White Identities by Barnor Hesse
at White Traitor, need to work harder
LIPSTICK COMMA FEMINISM
Written for Powder Doom by Amara
"The conversations that surround beauty need to start with our humanity and why girls, fat girls, trans girls, especially girls of color, and especially black girls, do not believe they have a shred of beauty, and how they can focus on changing that, makeup included or not included."
Writer Amara talks about the no makeup vs makeup trend.
A feature length documentary about the late illustrator Edward Gorey shot with his encouragement from 1996 to his death in April, 2000.
Christopher Seufert received unprecedented access to the artist Edward Gorey, who has been called “one of America’s foremost eccentric geniuses,” shooting with Edward from 1996 to his death on April 15, 2000, capturing his life and daily routines.
The documentary has received a letter of support from WGBH for a PBS broadcast and is currently being edited for submission to the Sundance Film Festival in September, 2014.