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...

Oooh, a New (ish) Video From The Church

I’m late to the party, but I just stumbled over this lovely video from The Church. Lovely song, lovely mini-film. The Church is currently on tour in the US with The Psychedelic Furs, which some...

Fighting The Scammers

When I was little, my parents ran a business out of our house. Since it was the 70s, most business came in through the telephone. From about the time I could speak, I was...

This Miss Piggy Mashup Is The Best

I’ve been a huge fan of Miss Piggy since I was in elementary school, taking Miss Piggy’s Guide To Life as my fashion/style/lifestyle bible when I was 12. I was not alone in doing...