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We treat individuals in the spotlight as gods or Satan incarnate. We tell broken stories about teams, communities, nations, and other groups to protect our worldviews. We're all human though, meaning our stories deserve more than a TMZ article. This category takes a look at how we look at people

Old Kanye West

There Is No “Old Kanye”

I was going to make this a case study of Kanye West's public image in the vein of “Understanding Kanye West Rants” or my...

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...

CL’s American Debut and Black Culture

With 5 million views in a week on her newest music video 'Lifted', K-Pop star CL is striving to make her way into the U.S. market....
BTS Incorrect Quotes

What I Love About Incorrect BTS Quotes and the ARMY

Perhaps I don't know shit about boy bands and boy band fan culture. But the BTS Army just hits different. Stumbling upon incorrect BTS...

The Pulse Shooting and The Erasure of QTPOC

The recent homophobic mass shooting of over 50 LGBTQ+ Latinx* folks at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida has shed light upon an issue...

Dame Dash Said Some Real Shit

It's painful how hilarious the jokes are from the recent Dame Dash interview on the Breakfast Club: Hilarity aside, the running themes of ownership and...

Why the Beyonce vs. Kim K Beef Scares Me, And Why It Should Scare...

Originally published on dickiebheeonthestreetz.com After an honest, homophobic yet heartfelt review of Moonlight, Dickie Bhee is back on Across The Culture. His insights on how under-the-radar beefs between...

We Can’t “Cancel” Everyone

Vocally let me go in on the topic of canceling celebrities not too long ago. The two paragraphs below are my intro to that piece...

Nav and The Minefield of Nigga

Nav is an Indian-Canadian from Rexdale, a racially-diverse low-income neighborhood in Toronto. Clearly his people from the Rex, as he calls it, are cool...

‘Wind River’ and Wow We Don’t Care About Native Americans

Light spoilers are contained in the article. No major plot twists or reveals though, promise! Wind River is star-studded, brilliant, and you don't even know...