130 posts categorized "AFRICA"
ABOVE: It's nuts to think about how long Arnold Schwarzenegger has been in the culture, and how far he went from a Mr. Universe showing off exercises at home in the '60s (above) to being a pretty terrible governor of California. Also worth noting: He is one of the least conservative of bodybuilders — you don't wanna check too closely those IG feeds you're following. Yikes.
ABOVE: So-fine art.
ABOVE: I don't often share just flat-out funny memes, because they're everywhere. But.
ABOVE: Bolu Okupe, son of a prominent Nigerian politician noted for his virulent homophobia, has come out as “gay AF.”
Historian of coups and right-wing authoritarians here. If there are not severe consequences for every lawmaker & Trump govt official who backed this, every member of the Capitol Police who collaborated with them, this "strategy of disruption" will escalate in 2021— Ruth Ben-Ghiat (@ruthbenghiat) January 7, 2021
ABOVE: She is right. I remain hopeful that the insurrectionists will be brought to justice.
ABOVE: If you kinda love it, it's by Theodore Johansson, and he's got an Etsy.
Following is a comprehensive list of the celebrated figures we've lost in 2020. The post will be updated as any 2020 deaths continue to be announced late.
Each name is followed by the deceased figure's age at the time of death, birth and death dates, and a description.
Who did I miss?
Read 'em and weep ...