The redesign eliminated some traditional badge pursuits and relegated others — like painting and simple meal preparation — to “legacy” status and added a host of new pursuits, including digital filmmaking, financial literacy, eating local, social innovation and business etiquette.

This definition marks him, like the atavistic, dusty rubber douchebags of our grandmothers’ generation, as a useless, sexist tool. Armed with this refined definition, I believe the term “douchebag” is the white racial slur we have all been waiting for. We have only to realize this. White privilege itself has blinded us to the true nature of the douchebag’s identity. But it’s been there all along.
Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We’ve All Been Waiting For — Human Parts — Medium
I am normally very careful about language online, and I’m making an exception here—-this is some good writing about something true.

(via First Listen: The Flaming Lips, ‘With A Little Help From My Fwends’ : NPR)
The whole album is streaming on NPR, fwends.

(via First Listen: The Flaming Lips, ‘With A Little Help From My Fwends’ : NPR)
The whole album is streaming on NPR, fwends.