Mash-Up Round-Up: ASMR for White Liberals + El Vah-po-ru
Mash-Up In The News:
VapoRub (Bibaporru, Veevapuruuú, Beep Vaporú, El Bic, El Bix, El Vickisitois) is the go-to cure-all of abuelitas around the world. From pneumonia to stomach aches to athlete’s foot, the scent of el Vah-po-ru brings generations the memory of being sick, but also being cared for and soothed.
via Los Angeles
Science has never been more valid. Compared with the cheese transforming effects of music by Zeppelin and Mozart, A Tribe Called Quest has been proven by juries to produce the best tasting cheese. Wine tastings might finally be fun, y’all.
via Fast Company
Aida de Jesus is one of only 50 people who still speak Patuá. As we witness distinct cultures enter their final chapters, how do we ensure their stories continue to be told and heard?
FYI: “all-female spacewalk” means TWO female astronauts. They didn’t have TWO spacesuits for female astronauts ready for this historic event. We feel insane.
That’s the owners of Krispy Kreme, PANERA, Pret a Manger — with a history of profiting off the Nazi Regime. What we do today to address the horrors of yesterday?
via Washington Post
The glamour of Dreamgirls and Mahogany. The embodied coolness of Cuba Gooding Junior in Boyz n the Hood. What are your fave fashion lüks in Black film?
Is there anything better to leave behind for your loved ones than a book of recipes? Food keeps memories alive, reminds us we’re still living, and connects us to those who have passed. Eat at funeral to celebrate a life that has ended, but also to celebrate our own lives as we continue to survive.
Community means coming together and making sure we’re all surviving — and providing Caribbean feasts of Belizean garnaches to those who really need it.
via Inside Edition
Over 10,000 Jehovah’s Witness congregations were told to send letters reporting known sexual predators to “Watchtower” — and never speak of the incident again. These reports remain locked away as possibly the world’s largest database of undocumented child molesters.
via The Atlantic
Sato is a Scottish and Japanese Mash-Up who has been around since 1924. After the terrorist attack in New Zealand, he didn’t hesitate to demonstrate the humanity we all need to believe in. Why did he take the bus? He said it’s much more comfortable than walking.
via The Hill