The Guardian

Aug 27


To recline or not to recline: that is the question. It’s also the subject of numerous airplane fistfights. Which side are you on?

"Even without the knee defender, plane tickets are terrible value"

If you think this is Brooklyn, think again. 
A tale of two Brooklyns: there’s more to Brooklyn than hipsters, coffee and Girls 

If you think this is Brooklyn, think again. 

A tale of two Brooklyns: there’s more to Brooklyn than hipsters, coffee and Girls 

(Source: theguardian.com)

Zara has pulled a striped shirt featuring a yellow star on the front from sale after it was likened to the uniform worn by Jewish prisoners in concentration camps during the second world war.
The retailer has since apologised and confirmed the shirt is no longer on sale. Full story here

Zara has pulled a striped shirt featuring a yellow star on the front from sale after it was likened to the uniform worn by Jewish prisoners in concentration camps during the second world war.

The retailer has since apologised and confirmed the shirt is no longer on sale. Full story here

(Source: theguardian.com)

guardianmusic:

HAPPY KATE BUSH WEEK, EVERYBODY
Now that the only likeable manic pixie dream girl in the history of the world is playing live for the first time in 35 years, expect a lot of our music coverage to centre around her return. Just for a couple of days, mind.
If you weren’t lucky enough to nab tickets to her series of shows, live vicariously through Alexis Petridis’ five-star review (and Harriet GIbsone’s liveblog from night one, yesterday).

guardianmusic:

HAPPY KATE BUSH WEEK, EVERYBODY

Now that the only likeable manic pixie dream girl in the history of the world is playing live for the first time in 35 years, expect a lot of our music coverage to centre around her return. Just for a couple of days, mind.

If you weren’t lucky enough to nab tickets to her series of shows, live vicariously through Alexis Petridis’ five-star review (and Harriet GIbsone’s liveblog from night one, yesterday).

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Mad men: just one of the shows you missed out on if you abandoned cable TV. Yet plenty of Guardian readers think cutting the cord is worth it. 

I have a busy life and sitting through commercials is something I am not interested in.

What do you think?
Photo: Everett Collection/REX

Mad men: just one of the shows you missed out on if you abandoned cable TV. Yet plenty of Guardian readers think cutting the cord is worth it. 

I have a busy life and sitting through commercials is something I am not interested in.

What do you think?

Photo: Everett Collection/REX


If America has a very, very, very rich 1%, and an underpaid, debt-ridden middle class looking for relief, why shouldn’t the billionaires adopt multiple members of the middle class as … concubines? 

The billionaires’ concubines: the middle class looks for economic ‘recovery’ and doesn’t find it
Photo: Musée du Louvre/R.M.N./H. Lewandowski

If America has a very, very, very rich 1%, and an underpaid, debt-ridden middle class looking for relief, why shouldn’t the billionaires adopt multiple members of the middle class as … concubines? 

The billionaires’ concubines: the middle class looks for economic ‘recovery’ and doesn’t find it

Photo: Musée du Louvre/R.M.N./H. Lewandowski


What I’d love to see is this new crop of celebrity feminists strongly coming out in support of social justice issues: using their newfound (or quiet but long-standing) politics to create change influenced by that gender justice lens.

Jessica Valenti: Beyoncé leads the way for other women »

What I’d love to see is this new crop of celebrity feminists strongly coming out in support of social justice issues: using their newfound (or quiet but long-standing) politics to create change influenced by that gender justice lens.

Jessica Valenti: Beyoncé leads the way for other women »

(Source: theguardian.com)

Notting Hill carnival, the west London street party, celebrates its 50th year this year … as if the rain was going to spoil it! More photos 
Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Notting Hill carnival, the west London street party, celebrates its 50th year this year … as if the rain was going to spoil it! More photos 

Photo: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

(Source: theguardian.com)