Arts and Culture

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24 Mar 2017

Two NYC Comics Breakdown the Whitewashing of the Ghost In The Shell Movie

On March 31st the internationally celebrated media franchise known as Mobile Armored Riot Police in Japan, finally makes it’s big screen debut in the states. The highly anticipated film adaptation of Ghost In The Shell – named after the subtitle of the first serialized classic anime novel – is expected

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23 Mar 2017

Books From Banned Countries: Libya

After a brief hiatus, the “In Translation” series returns with one of the lesser known Middle Eastern regions. This week’s installment focuses on Libyan literature. Once you’re done with their selection, you can ponder that ostensibly silly question “what defines a national literature”? After all, several of the authors presented

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Art by: @jw_tatum
13 Mar 2017

A Brief History of East vs West Coast Rap.

Last week March 9th, marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G. In his few short years of superstardom, Biggie left a crater-sized impact on the music industry and a cloudy legacy behind him.

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10 Mar 2017

The XXXFiles: Agent Mulder’s Secret Porn Obsession

The X-Files. What can you say about it? It changed TV forever. How many shows can you think of right now that have been influenced by it? It has become an integral part of 90’s nostalgia and a landmark in Television history. X-File fans know of a running joke through the first

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Beautiful Iraq #2
23 Feb 2017

Books from Banned Countries Part 2: Iraq

Click here to read “Books From Banned Countries Part I: Iran“ Some places have attained an almost mythical space within their communities. When the community is made of up of avid readers, specifically ones of Arabic literature, al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad is a popular hangout. Quite by chance, this piece will run

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20 Feb 2017

The Best Anti-Trump Protest Signs

By Mar-Li Pitcher  You know the saying that every cloud has a silver lining? I mean, unless Trump is president, in which case we’re all fucked? Since Republicans were somehow hypnotized by Trump’s rhetoric and allowed Trump to be their candidate, it’s been nothing but an onslaught and a descent

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Beautiful Iran Via - Business Insider Australia
15 Feb 2017

Books from Banned Countries Part 1: Iran

Enemy In Translation: Iran American’s aren’t known for their appreciation for foreign cultures. From certain states demanding that everyone speak English, to the lack of foreign films on streaming platforms. Most American’s are definitely nationalists when it comes to art. So, it should come as no surprise that books by foreign authors are

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