Best-selling author and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan discusses her new memoir in a conversation that explores the transformative power of storytelling, the redefinition of family values, and the radical potential of love.
Dallas Clayton once made a small little homemade book for his son. Then he put it online. Then, it became a worldwide smash. Heralded by celebrities, subject of a Google ad, and inspried by his son, PopMatters speaks to author Robert Alford about modern-day publishing, maintaining your center, and the importance of keeping your family close at all times.
The Other Son peers into the depths of selfhood, asking why we so often forge our identities through opposition and exclusion. But its sensational premise and abrupt resolution detract from the film's hopeful and humanistic intent.
Jamie Lidell has gone from experimental electronic boundary-pusher to soul-revival gadfly to buddy of Beck and back again. With his new album, he talks to PopMatters about influences and homages, the pushback he receives from showing them, and why he's OK with roasting in the Nashville sun ...
This provides plenty of nostalgia for ‘90s high school grads whose coming-of-age experiences involved ill-advised drug experimentation, late night viewings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and trading meticulously curated mix-tapes.
Set to the backdrop of familiar sets and costumes, with the same fracking space-slang and the same refreshingly diverse casting to reflect a post-racial, post-patriarchal society, the early moments of Blood and Chrome will be fun and nostalgic for fans.
How do human beings “think food”? This question provides the impetus for John S. Allen’s sweeping inquiry into the evolutionary, cultural and cognitive processes that have shaped the human species’ relationship to their food environment.