Music Mondays: St. Vincent

Can anyone else believe how quickly August has gone? Now we’re staring down at September and I can’t help but feel mild melancholy about it, hence this week’s selection for Music Mondays. I can only ever immediately think of one word to describe Annie Clark: celestial. I always get the sense that I am listening […]

Music Mondays: Nice as Fuck

How ’bout that (partial) solar eclipse? Here’s a fun one while I get my shit together. I had one helluva week last week, and I’m still recovering, so please accept the aptly named supergroup made up of Jenny Lewis, Erika Forster, and Tennessee Thomas. [What’s that noise, you ask? Oh, that’s just high school-Jasmine fangirling […]

Music Mondays: Noname

Fatimah Warner, the beautiful rapper/poet/storyteller who goes by Noname, is one of those people blessed with the rare gift of effortless flow and rhythm in their words. She used this gift to give us her debut EP Telefone, a careful mixture of self-reflection and social commentary. Listening to it all the way through, it sounds like a […]

On Our Radar: Jorge Ramos’ “Hate Rising”

In light of the news coming out of Virginia, I came back to this short but poignant documentary about a few of the many US hate groups who became emboldened with the rise of DJT. It is certainly an unsettling and disturbing way to spend 50 minutes but I think it is important to constantly […]