An excellent octet of prophetic, disturbing, hopeful essays about race, politics, identity, and those indiscernible grey areas in the American character.
25 Oct 2017
Even though it took time and intervention for hip-hop to expand beyond the South Bronx, that may have been for the better in the long run.
24 Oct 2017
A thread runs through Pasolini's artistic and political work for which he used various terms to identify the sacred, the mythic, the soul, and the spirit -- all strategies for appreciating life in even the most difficult circumstances.
17 Oct 2017
Reminiscent of the short, simple stories of Adrian Tomine, Goodbye for Now shows the personal side of Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis.
16 Oct 2017
These are multiple works of genre history and works tackling important issues of race, class, and gender. All challenge dominant narratives of music.
10 Oct 2017
Kapuscinski's journalism reminds us that the boundary between truth and fiction is one that needs to be pushed at more often.
09 Oct 2017
While the post-9/11 period and its racialization and criminalization of brown bodies marked one epoch of the South Asian experience, recent South Asian immigrant literature suggests the beginning of another frame: sexuality.
06 Oct 2017
Hollywood screenwriters know that if you don't have an original idea you can always steal an existing plot... and then set it in SPACE!
05 Oct 2017
Preta's chancy way with a honeyed melody and the sensual pulse of Afro-Brazilian rhythms calls to mind the vibrant colours of his São Paulo’s coastal ridges; beautiful and exhilarating all at once.
03 Oct 2017
In a parallel to Euripides' The Bacchae, American Horror Story: Cult hammers home that not giving in to fear will not save you.
02 Oct 2017
Waiting for the Punch an engaging read of excerpts from the WTF Podcast, shows that "(E)veryone’s journey to the bottom is different."
02 Oct 2017
Many can relate to the sense of being a monster in a human suit, of being “unnatural”, of the ways in which queer people are constantly reminded that something is amiss about their desire.
29 Sep 2017
We are reminded that life is meant to be unsatisfying, so why should we expect anything more than the truth about reality from our TV programs?
28 Sep 2017
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine, now being adapted for a feature film, artfully balances dark humor and cathartic pathos.
27 Sep 2017
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