Matt Doust, a brilliantly talented artist, passed away Tuesday night at the age of 29. His large scale portraits displayed an ability far beyond most of his contemporaries and he had a supernatural knack for capturing the light and beauty of his subjects. I considered him to be one of the best artists at his subject matter and style for his generation. Born in Santa Monica, California he was raised in Perth, Australia having just moved back to the United States in 2011. He was named as an Archibald Prize finalist in 2011, Australia’s most prestigious portraiture prize. Doust suffered from epilepsy and died after a seizure sometime Tuesday night. Matt Doust is represented by Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California.
Series 7 Soundtrack Date, Tracklisting
Silva Screen have announced the date and tracklisting for the upcoming Doctor Who Series 7 soundtrack.
It comes on two CDs and features 74 tracks in total. Two Bonus tracks will be available on the iTunes download.
The CDs will be sold in a special gatefold wallet as shown above, but this is limited to only the first 5000 copies, after which the packaging will be a double jewel case.
It is due for release 9 September 2013.
Click here to see the full tracklisting.
Lettuce Beet Hunger: Donate Don't Dump →
Donate Don’t Dump is a non-profit organization that rescues food and redistributes it to people who are at risk of hunger. I feel lucky to have found out about this organization by being a student at the time (now alumni) of California State University of San Marcos. They held food…
I hate when you’re crying and you really want to go out for a smoke or you need to buy cigarettes but you can’t go outside because you’re crying and you don’t want people looking at you weird because HEY you’ve been leaking tears and feel vulnerable already and even if you stop crying, if you’re like me, you’ll still look all red and snotty and puffy and it’s completely obvious you’ve been crying like a little bitch.
"The reality is that fat people are often supported in hating their bodies, in starving themselves, in engaging in unsafe exercise, and in seeking out weight loss by any means necessary. A thin person who does these things is considered mentally ill. A fat person who does these things is redeemed by them. This is why our culture has no concept of a fat person who also has an eating disorder. If you’re fat, it’s not an eating disorder — it’s a lifestyle change."
Lesley Kinzel (via curvesahead)
I will always reblog this because it is so so important.
I just want to nail this to every stable surface I can find. I cannot count the amount of times that I’ve seen fat folks being encouraged, cajoled, and even forced into behaviors that would be recognized as disordered eating/exercising patterns in thin folks.
Pretty much everything that’s done on shows like The Biggest Loser would be called out as pro-ana/pro-orthorexia in a thin person. Exercising past the point that it hurts, to the point where you’re throwing up, even injuring yourself? Berating yourself because you didn’t lose ENOUGH weight this week? Constantly talking about how fat is weakness and thinness will make everything better, about how you can’t stand to be your current weight anymore? Emphasis on weight as a sign of how much control, strength, and worth you have? Viewing food as bad, as a temptation to sin? Constant sharing and talking about tips on how to minimize food intake, how to lose weight?
That sounds exactly like every pro-ana/pro-mia blog I’ve ever seen. It’s also what fat people are told we need to be doing to ourselves until we’re thin.
(Source: xojane.com, via generationfailure)