Mash-Up Round-Up: Moroccan Hipsters & Gay Wedding Primers
The week of September 27, 2014 was: Malkoviching everywhere, getting hungry over #whatjeweating, and awarding ten thousand million gajillion points for Gryffindor. L’Shana Tova! We seek forgiveness for all our imperfections; and give gratitude for all of your acceptance. Peace and love.
Mash-Ups in the News:
Finally! “Nude” Bras for Women of Color
Wait, your skin color isn’t “fair and lovely”? That probably means that you wear “nude” bras that were designed for one of the ladies of Downton Abbey. Rejoice! Bras for you!
Sikhs as Superheroes. We’re Down
He dons a Captain America costume, with a turban and a beard. His superpower? Showing you how to put on a turban. We like this superpower.
via NY Times
Chinese Restaurant Serves Noodles Laced With Opium
A man was pulled over and arrested after eating noodles and he tested positive for opiates. He knew the noodles were too good to be true. We probably all have to go try it for ourselves.
10 American Slang Sayings That Confuse Brits
Brits: It’s not just you guys! We Mash-Ups find these sayings confusing too. Except for “jonesing.” That’s a classic.
Today, In Hipsters Around the World: Morocco
Dear American hipsters, please start wearing patterns like these. Everyone will be happier. But seriously, artist Hassan Hajjaj deftly mashes-up his Moroccan and British cultures in this rich series of photographs.
via Huffington Post
The Publishing World is Whitey-White McWhiterson
To be exact: 89% white. 11% others. Any of you Mash-Ups wanting to get into publishing? Because we have some stories to tell.
via Publishers Weekly
Americans Abroad Are Quitting Being American
Americans abroad are giving up their citizenships because of new tax laws that make banks shut down accounts for expatriates. WWGSD? (What Would Gertrude Stein Do?)
via The Guardian
Fingers Stand In for Forks
We must travel to Harlem to eat shiro and injera ASAP. Ethiopian food is a good pre-Yom Kippur tradition…
via NY Times
How to Behave at a Gay Wedding, via Key & Peele
A family does a Q&A about how to act at gay weddings. Hard hitting questions: Do we have to do jazz hands? Do we sit in the straight section? Do you need to use euros to buy gay gifts?
via Comedy Central
Mash-Ups on TV!
TV Season Starts and Mash-Ups are Everywhere
“We’ve all taken a little bit of the -ish from each of us and blended it into who we are today as a people.” Kenya Barris, creator of Black-ish
Papi Got A Show!
The first preview for Roy Choi’s new show about street food! We are hungry!