What To Read – 10/11/16
Did you know that the world’s largest producer of communion wafers is based in Smithfield?
It’s Providence Beer Week, which seems to have shriveled from prior years, with all the action fully centered around Julian’s and Pizza J and Rogue Island.
Ballot Question 6 would include $10 million to link the state’s eight bike paths, among other worthy initiatives.
There’s a goth band called Platform One that played here the other day but while I was Googling them I got hooked on this South African girl group that’s also called Platform One.
Speaking of South Africa, the University of Ghana is pulling down a statue of Gandhi after a new biography highlighted racist remarks that the man made when he was 24.
This one’s from July but here’s an interesting take on the African and Asian roots of white Australia.
The world still hasn’t ended, sadly.
Birth of a Nation didn’t do so well at the box office. Is Nate Parker poison or do people just not want to rush out to pay $14 to be depressed at the movies?
Nominees have been announced for the latest Camerimage Awards, my favorite music video awards (which are given out to cinematographers at a ceremony in Poland – there’s no reason you should have ever heard of them before).
(pictured: Pumpkin Spice Latte Princess via Make Something Awful Every Day)