February 16, 2012
panoplex:

dearfox:

stokely carmichael

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panoplex:

dearfox:

stokely carmichael

automatic reblog for stokely carmichael

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October 14, 2011
willystaley:

pimperypays:

jakefogelnest:

worldoftoday:

This is Rick, the NYPD “Hipster Cop.” I briefly met this guy while reporting on the Occupy Wall Street Radiohead concert that never happened.  He was standing next to the Occupy Wall Street spokesman who had told me over and over that day that Radiohead would definitely be playing no matter what their publicist said, just come down.
When I met him, Hipster Cop was wearing a bright red Mister Rogers cardigan and a white button down with a clipped tie, grey wool slacks and spotless oxfords, a smirk on his face. He was the most sharply-dressed guy I had seen pretty much all week, and I work in Soho. Hipster Cop almost looked too well-dressed to be a Radiohead fan; like, maybe he only listened to LPs of obscure Japanese bands from the 80s. But I asked if he was bummed about Radiohead’s no-show: “They’re finished,” he joked. “Nobody’s going to listen to their music anymore.”
But he was a cop! Which I learned when he flashed a badge hooked discreetly onto his belt and shooed away the uniformed officer who eventually came over to move us from the street where we were chatting onto the sidewalk. You could tell she was embarrassed; guess he’s like that cool detective at the police station that nobody wants to talk to about movies or music or anything ‘cause he’ll scoff at them. 
Since then, Hipster Cop has become sort of a meme at Occupy Wall Street. This woman even called him “infamous.”
What if all cops looked like this? What if pepper-spray cop Anthony Bologna looked like this? What if, during the 2008 NYC Republican Convention, CNN broadcast live footage of dozens of hipster cops charging through the tear gas behind riot shields with Pavement bumper stickers on them, beating protesters with vintage 1920s nightsticks they picked up at the thrift store, precisely-clipped ties fluttering behind them? 
Update: This NYU student, Brett Chamberlain, just tweeted to me that Hipster Cop asked him out to dinner.

No joke he asked me out to dinner. his name is Rick btw. Community affairs / detective with #NYPD precinct 1.  I told him if he saw me in cuffs and let me out I would go to dinner with him. He missed his chance when I got arrested.

I don’t know… It’s almost too good to be true. Gay hipster cop finds love at the anti-capitalist protest? #OccupyMyHeart
(pic via Lucy Kafanov)

He’s obviously with 21 Jump Street.

I’d like to be the first to say fuck this guy. No different than the rest.

Serpico 2! Minus the working against corruption part. And if he gets shot in Williamsburg, the ending doesn’t have to be different!

willystaley:

pimperypays:

jakefogelnest:

worldoftoday:

This is Rick, the NYPD “Hipster Cop.” I briefly met this guy while reporting on the Occupy Wall Street Radiohead concert that never happened.  He was standing next to the Occupy Wall Street spokesman who had told me over and over that day that Radiohead would definitely be playing no matter what their publicist said, just come down.

When I met him, Hipster Cop was wearing a bright red Mister Rogers cardigan and a white button down with a clipped tie, grey wool slacks and spotless oxfords, a smirk on his face. He was the most sharply-dressed guy I had seen pretty much all week, and I work in Soho. Hipster Cop almost looked too well-dressed to be a Radiohead fan; like, maybe he only listened to LPs of obscure Japanese bands from the 80s. But I asked if he was bummed about Radiohead’s no-show: “They’re finished,” he joked. “Nobody’s going to listen to their music anymore.”

But he was a cop! Which I learned when he flashed a badge hooked discreetly onto his belt and shooed away the uniformed officer who eventually came over to move us from the street where we were chatting onto the sidewalk. You could tell she was embarrassed; guess he’s like that cool detective at the police station that nobody wants to talk to about movies or music or anything ‘cause he’ll scoff at them. 

Since then, Hipster Cop has become sort of a meme at Occupy Wall Street. This woman even called him “infamous.”

What if all cops looked like this? What if pepper-spray cop Anthony Bologna looked like this? What if, during the 2008 NYC Republican Convention, CNN broadcast live footage of dozens of hipster cops charging through the tear gas behind riot shields with Pavement bumper stickers on them, beating protesters with vintage 1920s nightsticks they picked up at the thrift store, precisely-clipped ties fluttering behind them? 

Update: This NYU student, Brett Chamberlain, just tweeted to me that Hipster Cop asked him out to dinner.

No joke he asked me out to dinner. his name is Rick btw. Community affairs / detective with #NYPD precinct 1.  I told him if he saw me in cuffs and let me out I would go to dinner with him. He missed his chance when I got arrested.

I don’t know… It’s almost too good to be true. Gay hipster cop finds love at the anti-capitalist protest? #OccupyMyHeart

(pic via Lucy Kafanov)

He’s obviously with 21 Jump Street.

I’d like to be the first to say fuck this guy. No different than the rest.

Serpico 2! Minus the working against corruption part. And if he gets shot in Williamsburg, the ending doesn’t have to be different!

April 21, 2011
rejectamentalist manifesto: Thesis on strange surprise

tentacular:

We agreed: it seems improbable that after years, decades, of politics, action, research, we can still be so easily shocked. You know it’s not uncommon to hear activists, while discussing quotidian barbarities - the system’s incredible & everyday sadisms - confessing, almost sheepish, ‘I was

March 17, 2011

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March 8, 2011

davidjromero:

Artist: Grimes

Tittle: Beast Infection

Album: Geidi Primes

Directed by: David J. Romero and Courtenay Mayes

February 22, 2011
"Our goal is to make the gathering look as greedy and goonish as we know that it is, ding their credibility with the media and exploit the lazy reporters who just want dramatic shots and outrageous quotes for headlines."

Tea party leader Mark Williams, on his plan to get liberty-lovers to infiltrate the labor demonstrations in Wisconsin and elsewhere. The full story’s at MoJo. (via motherjones)

Any tea party goon who thinks he can stir up these rallies deserves the same fate as the pro-Mubarak types, a swift and brutal beating, and to be sent on their way

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February 22, 2011
motherjones:

What’s Happening in Wisconsin Explained (UPDATED)
Up-to-the-minute dispatches from MJ’s man on the ground, Andy Kroll.

motherjones:

What’s Happening in Wisconsin Explained (UPDATED)

Up-to-the-minute dispatches from MJ’s man on the ground, Andy Kroll.

(Source: flickr.com)

February 22, 2011

urlesque:

Your living room is boring and needs a makeover, but you didn’t get a call back from TLC to be on one of those home makeover shows. What to do? Whether you’re lazy or just indecisive with regards to remodeling your living room, this video offers a instant solution to your feng shui woes. Completely overhaul your room’s look instantly with light!

More: Mr. Beam Uses Light to Instantly Remodel a Living Room

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February 8, 2011
lolz

lolz

February 7, 2011

So much hip hop has come out of this opening riff

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