Beware the purple fields in Lori Roy's eerie 'Let Me Die in His Footsteps'
Washington Post - Jul 19, 2015
Fans of the macabre know that familiar flora and fauna have a way of turning strange mighty quickly. Consider the many iterations of "The Little Shop of Horrors" (which began as a low-budget 1960 Roger Corman film), where a plant mutates into a ...
10 'Seinfeld' Episodes That Might Be Considered Racist and Sexist Today
AlterNet - Jul 21, 2015
His defense is that it was in his "field of vision." The entire gang orchestrates a ... After hearing hip-hop music blaring from his apartment and noticing his collection of African masks, Elaine is confident of his blackness. She even calls the black ...
Jones: Gerrard, from Liverpool to LA
ESPN FC (blog) - 13 hours ago
(Keane, a former teammate at Liverpool, is a notable exception.) He can't take the field before Major League Soccer's transfer window opens on July 8, so here he sits, his suit jacket already ditched in the heat, watching the Galaxy play Toronto FC.
It's Time to Get Real About Racial Diversity in Comics
Wired - Jul 25, 2015
July in particular has been an interesting month to ponder that question, thanks to a series of recent events that offered a prismatic lens on the complex friction between race and representation in the field. Not only .... This comic should never have ...
Stanley Whitney Reclaims His History
Hyperallergic - Jul 26, 2015
And yet, you don't feel as if he is looking back at Abstract Expressionism or more recent movements, such as Minimalism or Color Field painting. Whitney's paintings ... What comes out of my blackness, my maleness, just being a human being? When you're ...
Et Tu, Too?: Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly" and the Revival of Black ...
lareviewofbooks - Jul 26, 2015
While McGurl believes this split simplistic, and perhaps slightly misleading, the popular conception, and relative lack of exceptions to the trends (McGurl remarks on Ishmael Reed as someone epitomizing both "blackness" and the "postmodern," yet Reed ...
Flow arts crawl has helped reframe Minneapolis' North Side
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 21, 2015
... and studios along W. Broadway as well as Homewood Studios and three other locales along nearby Plymouth Avenue N. Community radio station KMOJ, longtime voice of the North Side, will feature live acts from noon to 7 p.m.
Democrats lose control of presidential event
CNN - Jul 19, 2015
The demonstrators started shouting and booing again when O'Malley said: "Black lives matter. White lives matter. All lives matter.
Why Donald Trump Didn't Run as a Democrat
RealClearPolitics - Jul 21, 2015
The latest Trumpeting was aimed at John McCain, and it seems to have come just in time: Trump had surged to a nice lead in the polls, topping the 16-person GOP presidential field with 24 percent among likely Republican voters. This number nearly ...
White people have a race — but everyone flips out when we talk about it
Vox - Jul 24, 2015
He says he created the Problem of Whiteness for practical reasons: "I can study Chicano studies, I can do critical race theory to some degree, but without understanding whiteness, it felt like there was this big gap that I wasn't able to understand in ...
Dive Into Scutum's Dark Nebulae
Sky & Telescope - Jul 15, 2015
While a large telescope will make the starry backdrop brighter and improve a dark nebula's contrast, low magnification and wide field of view are just as important. ... Opacity or the degree of blackness in a nebula ranges from 1 (not very opaque) to 6 ...
New festival uses art to highlight black experiences
The State - Jul 22, 2015
"What a great time to talk about blackness when racism is at the forefront," he said. "Let's look at it right now ... "Field N----": Shot at night on a New York City street corner, this dreamlike film captures the lives of the city's struggling ...
This will be a long week for Donald Trump
amNY - Jul 20, 2015
He gave the American public a glimpse at a blackness in his soul. Once you see something like that, it's hard to see anything else.
You Don't Know Samus—and Neither Do I
Paste Magazine - Jul 17, 2015
I played the Metroid games in the "wrong" order. I began with Metroid Prime before working my way back to the 2D Metroid titles.
A Restaging of 'Oklahoma!' Thrusts the Audience into the Action
Hyperallergic - Jul 15, 2015
Happiness was a field of wheat, 50 dollars was a significant sum of money, and a seven-story building was a skyscraper. Based on the 1931 play by Lynn Riggs, the musical now playing at Bard College's Fisher Center for the Performing Arts is ... into ...
A whole lot of talk about action
AMERICAblog (blog) - Jul 21, 2015
Even simply pointing out that Tia Oso's specific assertions about Bernie Sanders's positions and record were unfounded was dismissed by a (white, male) friend of mine as "amplifying voices that are silencing women of color and mocking their activist ...
The Nickelodeon Goes Blaktastik
Free Times - Jul 21, 2015
On the one hand, the term invokes artistic excellence among African-American creatives. To be blacktastic could mean excelling in a particular field without sacrificing one's own blackness, so to speak, in order to fit into a particular mold. On the ...
New horizons brings Pluto's mysterious moons into play
Phys.Org - Jul 17, 2015
Credit: NASA/ESA/A. Field (STScI). Two further moons - Nix and Hydra - were discovered in 2005, using the Hubble Space Telescope, and the final two known moons, Kerberos and Styx, were found with the same telescope in 2011 and 2012, respectively ...
How #BlackTwitter Needs To Be Covered By Mainstream Media
UPROXX - Jul 17, 2015
It's common knowledge within the field one doesn't need to be fully engaged in a topic in order to write on it. Sports journalists aren't required to play sports.