It’s Banned Books Week!
I think I speak for all of us when I say that challenging or banning books just makes us want to read them more. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week so far on the subject of books and censorship:Banned Books Week.org
The Top 10 Challenged Titles
Books Challenged or Banned 2012-2013
11 Quotes From Authors On Censorship & Banned Books
15 Books Banned For The Most Absurd Reasons Ever
12 Crazy Reasons Why Books Have Been Banned
12 Signs You’re A Banned Book Reader
On the “Banned” Wagon: The Month in Book Challenges
America’s Most Surprising Banned Books
A Chat With Rainbow Rowell About Love and Censorship
Penguin Presents: Authors Stand Up for Free Speech
Patrick Ness’s Top 10 ‘Unsuitable’ Books for Teenagers
Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Author Ellen Hopkins
one of my favorite ron swanson lines
ok but i didn’t know the true story behind this until just now
GUYS THIS LADY’S HUSBAND TOOK CREDIT FOR HER ARTWORK AND SHE STRAIGHT UP TOOK HIM TO COURT OVER IT
THEY HAD A FUCKING PAINT-OFF IN THE GODDAMN COURT ROOM WHICH SHE WON BECAUSE HE MADE EXCUSES FOR WHY HE COULDN’T DO IT
THE POWERPUFF GIRLS ARE INSPIRED BY THIS WOMAN’S ARTWORK
sorry i’m just really REALLY fascinated by this story
wait this movie looks amazing tho
I kind of wanna see this movie
Wait, Tim Burton did a movie without Johnny Depp in it? What the hell??
do u ever forget to sleep or eat or drink water or something and ur like “oh shit yeah I need that to live”
Too mind bending not to reblog!
i feel like this is exactly what Vincent Van Gogh saw and now i am crying
GOTTA FIGURE OUT HOW TO WATCH THIS IN THE OCULUS!!!
I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS FOR SO LONG OMG
IT’S THE FAMOUS POST SEEN ONLY IN SCREENCAPS
Famous paintings come to life in 3D sculptures of nature’s destructive tendencies.
This is scary
(Left to Right): Peter Buffett, Jimmie Briggs, Joe Ehrmann, Tony Porter,
Dave Zirin and Moderator Eve Ensler.