“At that time I was also getting into BDSM heavily and I thought it was a great way to explore my boundaries. And also encourage people, especially my age, that you shouldn’t be ashamed of your sexuality just because you’re young, or just because you’re a woman. Our society, it’s 2008, and our society still looks down upon sex but we use it to sell everything. That was really my motivation.”
"Community has pulled off one the most patient easter egg: in one episode of each of the first three seasons, the word "Beetlejuice" was used off-handedly in a joke. If you’ve seen the movie Beetlejuice, the titular mischievous ghost would appear in the world of the living if anyone said his name three times. So, sure enough, on the third mention by a Community character, this guy appears in the background for exactly two seconds. They patiently waited three years to reach that punchline."
Mischievous Ceramic Children by Kim Simonsson
When Finland based artist Kim Simonsson began experimenting with figurative ceramic art in the 90s, it caught people by surprise. The term ‘ceramic’ brings to mind sophisticated objects, but his is a decidedly unusual mix of Eastern traditional materials and pop culture. “The subject of my work, as a rule, are children, animals, or something in between,” he shares. There are glazed-white ghostly children ‘bullying’ exotic wild animals like panthers and deer, or jumping into metallic puddles.
And as the sun that had been too afraid to show its face in this city started to turn the black into grey, I smiled. Not out of happiness, but because I knew… that one day, I wouldn’t have to do this anymore. One day I could stop fighting. Because one day… I would win. One day, there will be no pain, no loss, no crime. Because of me, because I fight. For you. One day, I will win.
Not just for those in Detroit, but anywhere where the right to water is being restricted or denied!