Al Ester was where it all started and hasn’t left: in the basement parties where the de facto godfather of Detroit dance music Ken Collier honed his craft, mixing alongside the Electrifying Mojo on WGP and befriending Mojo through TNT Incorporated, sneaking away to New York to catch a glimpse of Larry Levan and his … Continue reading “All feeling”: An Interview with Al Ester
Christine Ochefu dives into the sunrays of one of Stinson’s masterworks alongside an interview from Drexciyan ambassador Abdul Qadim Haqq.
DJ Stacey ‘Hotwaxx’ Hale sits down with Dweller to look back and be present with her craft and culture.
By Suffy Baala An infectious melody lingers into the cavernous entrance of your ear canal, a rush of endorphins flood your body as you forget every deep trouble, in that moment the only thing on your mind are elated thoughts pure blissful serenity from the comfort of your bedroom to the warm bodies on a … Continue reading Ushering in the New Black Popstar
By: Vanessa Maki Regardless of whether you watched Buffy the Vampire Slayer as it aired in the late 90s-2003 or tuned in later in life, there’s no denying it had a lot of impact on horror and pop culture. The series, which was created by Joss Whedon, was about Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), a … Continue reading How the Buffy Reboot Comics Reinvented Kendra’s Character
By Axmed Maxamed I have been wanting for a while now to dedicate one of my instagram-book-posts to Sarah Schulman’s ‘Israel Palestine and the Queer International’ and one to ‘Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique’ by Dr. Sa’ed Atshan. With selected passages from each book, as I usually do, because there is so much … Continue reading On Queer Palestine and the Intersectional Critique
By JoliAmour DuBose-Morris It took seventeen years for me to pick a favorite film. Up until I was graduating high school, I didn’t have a serious idea of what intrigued me. When you’re fourteen, sure, you get to say High School Musical 3 is your favorite movie (I’m pretty sure that’s what I said) but … Continue reading What if?: Imagining Black Cinema Beyond Hollywood’s Trauma Fetish
In an early May phone conversation, Thomas reflected on her legacy, Louisiana, what she’s still longing to do, and her belief that Soul music is not a genre.
by Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson Some films I watched in May that I love and hate, enjoy. Films that were great Spellbound By Jeffrey Blitz This is thrilling. Spelling words in front of people competitively, as a viewer, is so stressful let alone the kids who actually have to compete. Spellbound follows 8 of the kids … Continue reading Film Roundup: April
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