-LEAVE NOW, WHITE MAN! PLEASE LEAVE NOW!
-Thank you for saying what I couldn’t…
(Owner of the rival shop Helvetica of Ray’s gets a hug from his barista, who got rid of Ray.)
Ray stumbles away from the coffee shop, having made an even bigger problem than he had beforehand.
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Like many viewers, who saw HBO’s Girls last week, one of the most intriguing parts of the show was when a girl instructed her friend on the totem pole of chat. That term has been in my mind for the last week or so and I’ve spent time thinking about the idea. In our modern connected society, communication has evolved significantly, which is something that a lot of people have trouble grasping. It’s no longer the difference between snail mail and email, but the vast different ways that people of all ages communicate these days, from texts, messaging systems, and life streams.
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Carlene Brauer writes about how the teen mag Sassy should have changed her life. The article is interesting and was originally printed in 2007. It links the old mag to a strange book that was written by the editors that made the magazine what it was supposed to be, before they got laid off and Sassy folded.