Sunday, August 28, 2016

Traits of Maternal Narcissism

Been looking to decorate the bathroom. Maybe I should frame this picture and look at it when I take a dump. So good. As what every crazy chick has, my mother is a cunt.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Fw: H-Urban: L.A. Metro Studies Group 2016-2017 Schedule

by Ian Baldwin
Dear colleagues and friends,
We are pleased to announce the L.A. History & Metro Studies Group program for the 2016-17 academic year. Please see our schedule below and we hope to see you at one of our events!
Kathleen Feeley, Ian Baldwin, Becky Nicolaides, Andrea Thabet, and Caitlin Parker
LA History & Metro Studies Group coordinators for 2016-17
LA History & Metro Studies Group
2016-17 Schedule
Sun August 21, 2016, 4-6 p.m. – Happy Hour Kick Off 
            Arts District Brewing, 828 Traction Ave., Los Angeles   213.817.5321
September 16, 2016 – panel discussion  (Seaver 1-2)
"The People's Guide Series: Narrating New Histories of Place"
Laura Pulido, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, USC (co-author People's Guide to Los Angeles, co-editor People's Guide book series)
Elaine Lewinnek, Professor of American Studies, Cal State Fullerton (co-author People's Guide to Orange County)
October 28, 2016 – pre-circulated paper  (Seaver 1-2)
            "Test Case for the Total Environment: Data, Democracy, and Regional Planning in Santa Barbara, c. 1970"
                        Pollyanna Rhee, doctoral candidate, Columbia University Graduate School of                               Architecture, Planning and Preservation
December 2, 2016 – panel discussion (Seaver 1-2) 
            "Bringing Archives to the People"
            Roundtable panel on how historians, archivists, and practitioners make archival documents visible to a wider public
                        Nathan Masters, USC Libraries; Lost LA, KCET
                        Liza Posas, LA as Subject Coordinator, USC Libraries; Head Archivist, Autry National                Center
                        Josh Kun, Associate Professor of Communication, Annenberg School, USC
                        Yusef Omowale, Director, Southern California Library for Social Studies
                        Jennifer Watts, Curator of Photography, The Huntington Library
January 24, 2017 – pre-circulated paper (Autry National Center)
            ** Tuesday 6:30 p.m., Autry National Center - Joint session with Works in Progress, Autry.
"Seeing West Mountain: California Indian Histories of California during the Great Depression"
            William Bauer, Department of History, UNLV
February 10, 2017 – panel discussion (Seaver 1-2)
            "Gentrification and Smart Growth in Southern California: Trends and Challenges"
                        James Bonar, former Executive Director, Clifford Beers Housing
                        Hillary Jenks, Graduate Writing Coordinator, UC Riverside
                        James Rojas, urban planner and community activist
March 10, 2017 -- pre-circulated paper (Seaver 1-2)
            "Policing Race and Transiency in Early Seattle" 
                        Megan Asaka, Assistant Professor of History, UC Riverside
April 14, 2017 – Clark Davis Memorial Lecture (Seaver 1-2)
"From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America"
Elizabeth Hinton, Assistant Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
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All sessions will begin at 10:30 am in the Seaver Classrooms in the Munger Research Center, Huntington Library, unless otherwise noted.  Please check e-announcements for exact location of sessions.  Parking is free.  Workshops will begin at 10:30, and lunch will be served at noon for attendees who RSVP before the posted deadline.
            For seminars with a pre-circulated paper, the paper will be made available approximately 2 weeks prior to the seminar (we are unable to distribute papers earlier than this).  At that time, you can access the paper via a link posted on the ICW website at The link will also be circulated in the email announcement for each session.  We request that participants read the papers if attending. 
            If you would like to receive announcements for these sessions, please fill out the form at
            For more information, email the co-coordinators—Ian Baldwin, Kathy Feeley, Caitlin Parker, Andrea Thabet, and Becky Nicolaides—at
The LA History & Metro Studies Group is generously sponsored by
the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW)

Monday, August 15, 2016

How do you steal things legally?

As Bob Dylon's lyrics go, "to live outside the law you must be honest." Have you ever thought about legally stealing things. Wait, what? Legally steal? Yeah, there's such a thing. Here it is. My heroines they are. Best dumpster dive channel ever!