Sicily, 1973, a hot day. Sixteen year old Franco Merli is pumping gas.
Monthly Archives: November 2012
Alessandra Sanguinetti, Adolescence in Maipu
Alessandra Sanguinetti’s photographic series The Adventures of Guille and Belinda and The Enigmatic Meaning of Their Dreams, follows Guille and Belinda, cousins living on their family farm in Maipu, Argentina (300 kilometers away from Buenos Aires) on the cusp of adolescence.
Gaza Youth’s Manifesto for Change
Eight Palestinian college students have written a manifesto that begins “Fuck Hamas… Fuck Israel.
Lillian and Dorothy’s Debut
D.W. Griffith’s “An Unseen Enemy” (1912) was the Gish sisters’ first film.
Contact Improv’s Oberlin College Roots
The first ever performed piece considered contact improvisation was danced by Oberlin College students in 1972.
Middle School Talk
Last week’s episode of This American Life – Middle School is a must listen for anyone who survived junior high school.
Corporal Yelizaveta Feodorovna Mironova
Red Corporal Yelizaveta Feodorovna Mironova, 255th Marine Brigade Black Sea Fleet of Novorossiysk, was a teenage sniper.
Your School Library
Get smart – use your school library, duh!
Freedom Riders’ Mugshots
The Freedom Riders were activists who made invaluable contributions to the progress of the civil rights movement in America by sitting illegally in segregated public transport.
The First Russian Beauty Pageant
There were the Soviet Beauty Queens and then there were the Russian Beauty Queens.