Friday’s Forgotten Books: MPD – Psycho No.1 by Eiji Otsuka

MPD Psycho has got to be one of the most deranged darkest, sickest, most twisted things ever. But in a good way. While certainly violent at times there isn’t anything sensationalized about the story and make no mistake, there is a story here. Kobayashi is a police detective working on a particularly vicious serial killer case that involves dismembered bodies....

Check Out These 25 Must-Read Books From 2020

Check Out These 25 Must-Read Books From 2020

By Margaret Kingsbury A new year, a new decade, and, best of all, new books! I don’t know about you, but pretty much all of my New Year’s resolutions involve books and reading. I read across multiple genres and found what I think are going to be some of the best books from the first half of 2020. From children...

Hot Pink Gaze: In Defense of Fashion and the Feminine As Crucial Art and Cultural Actors

by Ivonne Spinoza “Proust knew how much the fleeting expression of fashion… can reflect something beyond its limited time, something that whispers of the nostalgia of human impermanence…”  Cecil Beaton, The Glass of Fashion Fashion has often been relegated to the sidelines of what is considered “serious culture” and worthy of “real cultural studies” because it has for some time...

Friday’s Forgotten Books: Tribal Screams by Owl Goingback

There are a number of short stories gathered in this horror collection, and they cover a wide range of subject matter. Like the best horror stories, they offer a mix of catalysts, problems and outcomes, and they are all distinct and captivating. Whether you’re reading about a young man who is doing something foolish in his attempts to join a...

Celebrating the Diaspora One Song at a Time: Music by Black Artists You May Have Missed in 2019: A Guide T-Z

The large body of music made by black creatives in 2019 covers any and every genre you can think of and ventures into uncharted territory hinting at directions that may lead to the future. From old blues heads to youngbloods carrying on the tradition; from walls of noise to dreamy bedroom pop; from the controlled chaos of free jazz to the smooth sounds of R&B. Black expression is alive, bold, and doing well.

Celebrating the Diaspora One Song at a Time: Music by Black Artists You May Have Missed in 2019: A Guide: S

The large body of music made by black creatives in 2019 covers any and every genre you can think of and ventures into uncharted territory hinting at directions that may lead to the future. From old blues heads to youngbloods carrying on the tradition; from walls of noise to dreamy bedroom pop; from the controlled chaos of free jazz to the smooth sounds of R&B. Black expression is alive, bold, and doing well.

Celebrating the Diaspora One Song at a Time: Music by Black Artists You May Have Missed in 2019: A Guide M-R

The large body of music made by black creatives in 2019 covers any and every genre you can think of and ventures into uncharted territory hinting at directions that may lead to the future. From old blues heads to youngbloods carrying on the tradition; from walls of noise to dreamy bedroom pop; from the controlled chaos of free jazz to the smooth sounds of R&B. Black expression is alive, bold, and doing well.

Celebrating the Diaspora One Song at a Time: Music by Black Artists You May Have Missed in 2019: A Guide J-L

The large body of music made by black creatives in 2019 covers any and every genre you can think of and ventures into uncharted territory hinting at directions that may lead to the future. From old blues heads to youngbloods carrying on the tradition; from walls of noise to dreamy bedroom pop; from the controlled chaos of free jazz to the smooth sounds of R&B. Black expression is alive, bold, and doing well.