Grief: The Punk Rock, 8-Bit Video Game

Because it has been around for just a little bit, saying something about death in a new way is kinda hard. Fact check me, but I’m pretty sure We Are Little Zombies is the first time grief has been processed through a hallucinatory, 8-bit RPG and trash-glam-punk-rock musical. Writer/director Makoto Nagahisa’s cinematic riot is nonchalantly […]

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Cine-mea Culpa

I promoted racism. I know we all do, but I did it, like, professionally. Pretty recently. Ibram X. Kendi argues that confession can be an antiracist act, and that dude is way, way smarter than I am. So I confess: I stood in front of a room full of mostly white people, as an authority […]

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The Importance of Organizing

“We cannot say what new structures will replace the ones we live with yet, because once we have torn shit down, we will inevitably see more and see differently and feel a new sense of wanting and being and becoming.” – The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning & Black Study, by Fred Moten and Stefano Harney.   […]

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Dismantle the Political Empire

  It would be a gross understatement to say our political system is simply broken. To its core, our political system is morally, fiscally and socially corrupted and diseased. Both political parties in our two-party system have chosen to reinforce colonialist white supremacy at each level of every branch of government. And while there have […]

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On the Protest Lines

Flash grenades bursting, helicopters hovering overhead and armored trucks roaming the streets. Heavily armed forces pushing through thick, smog-like tear gas while snipers watch from above. The scene may sound like an old war story but it’s a description of Omaha, Nebraska on May 30, 2020  as people gathered to commemorate George Floyd, who had been […]

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