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Quick takes on global cultural phenomena. Rants without research, casual observations, and more

A Thought: Anime isn’t real, except on the Internet, and it’s driving me mad

When was the last time you saw something resembling Anime sold as a physical product in a store that could be walked into? Unless you...

A Thought: Random ass kids getting 100,000+ likes on Twitter

Would you RT this if you saw it on your timeline? she wanted to show everybody her stick. so everybody, here is her stick. pic.twitter.com/uffJZZFLR9 —...

A Thought: Jay-Z, Mayor of Gotham

Whenever the Batman movies come back, this is a move they could consider: making Jay-Z the mayor of Gotham in the year 2025. If Trump...

A Thought: Asian Americans Can’t Rock Out

Name one Asian American musician in a major scene or subgenre in American music. This prompt on its own warrants some pushback against what my...

A Thought: Ike Turner Punchlines Are Played Out

As long as bars are creative, we tend not to care when our favorite rappers say crude things to make a rhyme work. Claiming...

Nipsey Hussle, The Air Force, and Why Success Today Requires Illusions of Grandeur

As a millennial, the notion of not achieving IG-worthy “success” with a polished come-up story by some arbitrary age is a difficult thought to bare. However, many of us...
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A Thought: Male Rompers and Suppressed Femininity

Save for an expertly-timed marketing push by a bold group of guys, I'm certain the loudest straight male supporters of the Romphims on Twitter...