recspecs:

College photo of John Oliver, Richard Ayoade, and David Mitchell

recspecs:

College photo of John Oliver, Richard Ayoade, and David Mitchell

educationalliberty:

Kurt Vonnegut Urges Young People to Make Art and “Make Your Soul Grow”

Kurt Vonnegut Urges Young People to Make Art and “Make Your Soul Grow”

wheatthins245:

cosplay-in-the-usa:

Please take a moment and watch this video.

(Source: missrep)

Class size matters a lot, research shows

(Source: gjmueller)

pitchfork:

Sixty-one-year-old French disco great Cerrone's horn-laden remix of Haim's “If I Could Change Your Mind” is a Best New Track.

artdreamsdloitz:

Pissippi
City Series 2010
David Loitz
 Marker and Ink

artdreamsdloitz:

Pissippi

City Series 2010

David Loitz

 Marker and Ink

artdreamsdloitz:

3.24.2014 oceanlake, oregon (small moments series)

shot at oceanlake, oregon
3.24.2014
part of the small moment series

Directed by
David Loitz

Going to school for a piece of paper is the worst reason to go to school.
  

As Jackson couldn’t fluently play any instruments, he would sing and beatbox out how he wanted his songs to sound by himself on tape, layering the vocals, harmonies and rhythm before having instrumentalists come in to complete the songs.

One of his engineers Robmix on how Jackson worked: “One morning MJ came in with a new song he had written overnight. We called in a guitar player, and Michael sang every note of every chord to him. “here’s the first chord first note, second note, third note. Here’s the second chord first note, second note, third note”, etc., etc. We then witnessed him giving the most heartfelt and profound vocal performance, live in the control room through an SM57. He would sing us an entire string arrangement, every part. Steve Porcaro once told me he witnessed MJ doing that with the string section in the room. Had it all in his head, harmony and everything. Not just little eight bar loop ideas. he would actually sing the entire arrangement into a micro-cassette recorder complete with stops and fills.”

(Source: harrattanparhar)

Education is what people do to you, learning is what you do to yourself.

huffingtonpost:

Coolest.dad.ever. 

By Daniel Hashimoto, a Dreamworks animator, who uses his professional skill set to make the best home videos ever.

EmpowerED: Los Angeles Student Power 2014

For the first time ever, leaders from K-12 student unions, like the Chicago Students Union, Newark Students Union, Portland Student Union, and Providence Student Union, will all be in the same room this Saturday at USC, sharing their stories of student organizing for educational justice with students in the LA community and working with them to build the student power movement. Over 175 students in LA have already registered for the event. Be sure to tune into the livestream at 10 AM PST to witness student voice in action! This is one event you won’t want to miss.

Livestream is embedded on our website: http://empowerED2014.com/

What Applying to Charter Schools Showed Me About Inequality