Monthly Archives: September 2013

Looking Hipster Is Not a Trap If It Helps You Avoid Getting Racially Profiled

In Response to Steven Kurutz New York Times Opinion article, about being caught in the hipster trap, let me highlight what an actual TRAP looks like. Last year, Nicholas Powers wrote for The Indypendent about stop and frisk policies targeting a majority of … Continue reading

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Jonathan Franzen Announces He is Privileged, But Angry

   Jonathan Franzen would like us to know that, like Karl Kraus, he is also a complex guy and in his own double-consioussness must navigate the tensions between being privileged, and being angry. In last Friday’s article for The Guardian he wrote … Continue reading

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Can We Leave The Sexism Out When Talking About Misty Copeland?

I thought that Friday’s WSJR segment with Gordon Deal was going to be about Misty Copeland bringing more diversity into the Ballet world, as his tweet announced. But the segment ended with sexist comments about Misty and other female dancer’s bodies. How did that happen?  Friday, … Continue reading

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Tu amistad- sumergirse hacia el fondo de la infancia, tocar el suelo, tocar el cielo entrar al mar una tarde de marea alta, flotar sobre olas de fabulas Esquivar- la otredad en las orillaslos cuerpos embarrados de aguas negraslas distancias violentas que traza … Continue reading

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La Estrella

“Ahora que llueve, ahora que este aguacero me hace ver la ciudad desde los ventanales del periódico como si estuviera perdida en el humo, ahora que la ciudad está envuelta en esta niebla vertical, ahora que está lloviendo recuerdo a … Continue reading

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Sophie Calle’s Artsy Way of Dealing With a Breakup

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Thank You Lusties, Good Bye Lusty Lady.

Lusty Lady is closing September 2. It was the first strip club to unionize, and it gets an A in featuring weirdness, freakiness, some queerness, and bodies of different types rather than porn star bodies. Workers who unionized secured hourly wages … Continue reading

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