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

A Thought: Once Upon a Time in Reality

Know this: I speak of nothing in particular, but I address Americans as a whole. Growing up I was told that all good stories begin...

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...
Romphim

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...
Bernie Sanders Drop Out Ode

Ay Bernie Lemme Tell You Something

*Jogs across tabs from your livestream announcement to my WordPress dashboard* *Short, exasperated sigh* I know...

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...

A Thought: Actually, I Like The White Boys in the ‘Swang’ Video

By featuring people in your music video who actually listen to your music instead of the people who you're music is based on, you're...

A Thought: Why Aren’t There More Asian American Male White Supremacists?

In a world that puts Asian men down, silences us, uses us, ignores us, and shapes this utterly bland, uninspiring, unattractive, and vaguely repulsive...