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Chvrches at the SPIN Party, Round 2

A few years back Scottish indie band Chvrches played the SPIN party, and I wrote about it, and took a picture of them that’s been everywhere. This year Chvrches are back at the SPIN...

“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...