Jewish tailors, Pakistani cab drivers and Senegalese umbrella men. New York's finest.
Malaria rates in DRC, visually.
Filmed in DRC, this new documentary about child soldiers, War Witch is getting good reviews. My sensitivities can't handle anything heavier than a romantic comedy these days, but won't you watch it and let us know?
F. Scott Fitzgerald buried in Rockville, Maryland? Who knew.
Poor ole Kate. After spending more than enough time on French beaches, I almost, almost believe the French newspaper's defense of boobs not being taboo in Europe.
After a week spent listening to the ideas Congolese women (Dr. Laure & Mama NouNou) have for Congo, I found this to be a fascinating read. Thanks, Anna, for the tip!
Not convinced I will wake up looking like Anna Karina, but...this seems like a great Congo-rainy-season hair tip.
research says they're probably smart too.
Good thing a pint of Ben and Jerry's costs $19 here.
While we have not been indulging in ice cream, we have been gorging on Friday Night Lights. I still can't figure out how something so cliched can be so good. Even better, Sarah told me about Slate.com's commentary that ran alongside the original airing of the show. (Spoiler alert, of course.)
And. Happy International Day of Peace.