Stories
46 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

The hidden price of your Amazon shopping spree: Skyrocketing unemployment

The hidden price of your Amazon shopping spree: Skyrocketing unemployment | Stories | Scoop.it
Something to keep in mind this holiday season: Online bargains are costing bricks-and-mortar employees their jobs
arijjan's insight:

Structural job creation in an age of globalisation is difficult.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

The American media has no idea how to talk about race on-screen

The American media has no idea how to talk about race on-screen | Stories | Scoop.it
But they're (slowly) learning, thanks to social media campaigns that are forcing difficult conversations
arijjan's insight:

In Nederland ook niet...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

50 funniest Web series

50 funniest Web series | Stories | Scoop.it
The best and funniest Web series, from Burning Love to Planet Unicorn, show us the future of a young medium perfect for the Internet
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Comedian Louis CK's compelling philosophy: 'Smartphones are toxic'

Comedian Louis CK's compelling philosophy: 'Smartphones are toxic' | Stories | Scoop.it
YOU know the feeling. You're alone and all of a sudden you get the urge to check your phone.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

NYFF Review: Spike Jonze's 'Her' Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams & Rooney Mara

NYFF Review: Spike Jonze's 'Her' Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams & Rooney Mara | Stories | Scoop.it
Is social media anti-social? Has the information age divided us as much as it has been meant to unite? Is peer-to-peer simply an ironic term or are inter-personal, face-time relationships ripe for redefinition?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

The 16 Best And Worst TV Series Finales

The 16 Best And Worst TV Series Finales | Stories | Scoop.it
The world is still debating the relative merits and detractions of the final episode of Vince Gilligan's meth-world saga "Breaking Bad," with some quarters feeling that the finale was a little too cleanly told while others were filled with the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Hanif Kureishi: in praise of adultery

Hanif Kureishi: in praise of adultery | Stories | Scoop.it
Nick and Meg go to Paris to celebrate their 30th anniversary only to confront some uncomfortable questions.
arijjan's insight:

adultery battle sexes

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Where Are the 'Real' Women in Movies About Sex Addiction?

Where Are the 'Real' Women in Movies About Sex Addiction? | Stories | Scoop.it
Through their male protagonists, two new films smartly critique the media's objectification of women, but don't manage to include three-dimensional female characters of their own.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Charlotte Roche revisits mix of sex and controversy in new novel, Schossgebete

Charlotte Roche revisits mix of sex and controversy in new novel, Schossgebete | Stories | Scoop.it
The Wetlands author's latest book, which explores sex within marriage, has been criticised by feminists and her family
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

20 ads you can never unsee

20 ads you can never unsee | Stories | Scoop.it
The ad with the cat above reads: "What is on your floor is not always on your mind." Check out the dog ad from the same campaign too. Then, proceed to
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Three white college students file racial discrimination complaint against professor over lesson on structural racism

Three white college students file racial discrimination complaint against professor over lesson on structural racism | Stories | Scoop.it
One of the students allegedly asked professor Shannon Gibney, "Why do we have to talk about this?" VIDEO
arijjan's insight:

The comedy

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Noam Chomsky: America hates its poor

Noam Chomsky: America hates its poor | Stories | Scoop.it
Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky on our country's brutal class war -- and why it's ultimately so one-sided
arijjan's insight:

Dit is een verhaal wat nog complexer is. De globalisering. Daar moet een film over gemaakt worden..

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

The 7 Best Dinner Parties In Literature

The 7 Best Dinner Parties In Literature | Stories | Scoop.it
It struck me that there are many parties in literature, either comical or dramatic, glamorous, unpleasant, or just plain uncomfortable - as novelists, playwrights and filmmakers through the generations imprison their characters around a table and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Why is non-monogamy such a dangerous idea?

Why is non-monogamy such a dangerous idea? | Stories | Scoop.it
James Norman: US sex columnist Dan Savage caused more than a ripple to the Australian conservative status quo by daring to suggest that non-monogamy could help long-term relationships. He is right
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

How Google Uses Data to Build a Better Worker

How Google Uses Data to Build a Better Worker | Stories | Scoop.it
For the search and advertising juggernaut, human resources is more than human
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

The 10 Greatest Football Movies Of All Time

The 10 Greatest Football Movies Of All Time | Stories | Scoop.it
It’s said that among American sports, baseball is the official national pastime, but let's face it, pigskin is truly the sport that commands the country's attention.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Shelved Movies: 18 Films With Delayed Releases

Shelved Movies: 18 Films With Delayed Releases | Stories | Scoop.it
Perhaps the most interesting thing about this week’s release, Jonathan Levine's “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” (because certainly according to our lukewarm review it’s hardly the film itself), is the story of the journey it took to get it to U.S.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Why the Rich Are Less Ethical: They See Greed as Good | TIME.com

Why the Rich Are Less Ethical: They See Greed as Good | TIME.com | Stories | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that being wealthy primes people to act like jerks.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Vrouwen willen echte man, geen knaap met V-hals

Vrouwen willen echte man, geen knaap met V-hals | Stories | Scoop.it
Eerst de metroman, nu de hipster. Het agressieve feminisme heeft ervoor gezorgd dat veel mannen halve vrouwen zijn geworden. Mannen moet zich weer vermannen, vindt Paulien Derwort.
arijjan's insight:

Battle sexes

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Video games can never be art | Roger Ebert's Journal | Roger Ebert

Video games can never be art | Roger Ebert's Journal | Roger Ebert | Stories | Scoop.it
Having once made the statement above, I have declined all opportunities to enlarge upon it or defend it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism | Stories | Scoop.it
These must-reads are my personal picks for the best nonfiction of 2010
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by arijjan
Scoop.it!

Judd Apatow’s New Comedy “This Is 40”

Judd Apatow’s New Comedy “This Is 40” | Stories | Scoop.it
There are lots of things about Judd Apatow’s new comedy “This Is 40” that don’t add up.
more...
No comment yet.