Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Gloria Steinem talks learning feminism from women of color, Boeing patents a "force field," The X-Files returns and more in this week's look at the web

1. Gloria Steinem on Black Women and Feminism Feminist, journalist and activist Gloria Steinem told Black Enterprise that she thinks black women invented the feminist movement. The Medal of Freedom award winner further discusses the role black women played in her 50-year career, explaining that they were actually twice as likely to support feminist issues compared with white women. When asked what she has to …

Broad City Keyboard App

Although the App Store has been flooded with new keyboard apps since the release of iOS 8, we haven’t seen any as fun as Broad City’s version. The Comedy Central TV show brings its stoner delusions direct to your fingertips with a keyboard app filled with GIFs, stickers and Broad City-themed emoji. Now with the free and easily installable app, you can text a bag …

Yule Log 2.0

Animator Daniel Savage enlists 65 artists, illustrators and designs to reimagine the classic televised log fire

Late in 1966 NYC television station WPIX-TV gave the city’s eight million residents a roaring log fire for Christmas. The seven-minute looping Yule Log video instantly became a holiday tradition around the world. Now, nearly a half century later, Brooklyn-based animation director and illustrator Daniel Savage had the idea to reinvent the celebrated icon of holiday spirit. “I was sitting at my friend Boy Brandon’s …