Category: memory

My Bushwick Boyfriend

It’s not often that you have a moment of theater linger in your head for days. Yet when when you have a theatrical experience that couldn’t possibly be any better for hitting all of...

David Bowie Tribute from Michael Stipe

Not being in NYC this week, I wasn’t going to be at the David Bowie Tribute Concerts taking place this week.  You can see coverage from last night’s Carnegie Hall event over on Consequence...

“What happened at the New Wil’ins?”: Cultural and Historical (Re)Construction in Beyoncé’s “Formation” videos

I am proud to present an unusual take on Beyonce’s “Formation” video: an academic close-reading of the video by independent scholar and guest blogger Byron King: “What happened at the New Wil’ins?”: Cultural and...