John Ford of the Occupy Boston library tent raises the issue of drug use and idleness at an impromptu emergency meeting last Saturday afternoon
expertly identified in veteran activist Sara Robinson's recent
indictment of Occupy's asshole epidemic, the problem with horizontal
democracy is that a lot of folks are lazy alcoholic douchebags.
years ago I wrote a feature on the first-ever stateside Music Hack Day. It
was a rad occasion, not to mention an introduction to the way that
I'd be finding and listening to tunes from that day forward. Because
of that weekend and subsequent opportunities that I've had to cover
the future of music, I can honestly say that I know more about what's
coming down the wire than most Web pedestrians and even some tech
writers (at least the shitty ones, I suppose).
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
What do you usually
buy here?Toiletries and cards. I'm a holiday-card fanatic. I send
those out to all my friends. If I know their birthdays, I send out birthday
cards, and if they're married, I send anniversary cards.
Marrakech, Morocco, 2007 from "Afterimage" @ Aviary Gallery
Yang: "Afterimage" | Reception for the new art exhibit from Naomi Yang (of dreampop duo Damon & Naomi) at Aviary Gallery on Thursday, November 3 @ 6 pm | aviarygallery.com
Child Bride Forum | Multi-media presentation by photographer
Stephanie Sinclair and writer Cynthia Gorney about their new project on
prearranged child marriage at the Boston Public Library Central Branch on Thursday, November 3 @ 5:30 pm | bpl.
A small group of positively elated occupants jumped
around in the sun after weathering Saturday night's storm, passing out pointed
party hats and shimmering cardboard tiaras to honor Occupy Boston's 1 month
birthday. Some tried to teach others the electric slide while dancing to funk
music like Stevie Wonder and Jamiroquai.