Activism

The Importance of Buying Stuff

So let’s talk commerce as resistance. Nordstrom, famous rocks and clothes store, has dropped the brand of Ivanka Trump, and come under fire from President Trump for it. To the point where Presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway gave Ivanka a free commercial from the White House briefing room, and Press Secretary …

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Activitiesmusic

Holes in Humanity

This weekend, Cards Against Humanity has launched another Black Friday campaign. This year, if you give them money, they’ll dig a hole. That’s it. So far they’re over eighty thousand dollars. That’s a lot of money to throw into a hole. As an idea, it’s kind of funny. When it …

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Music of the Revolution

Edit: I wrote this before Vice President-elect Mike Pence went to catch Hamilton, and the fallout from that. All of this goes double. We now return to your regular post. Feel free to tap play on that video for the sounds that go with these words. After the election, I …

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No Business Like Joe Business

It was a hell of an election. Hatches are being battened, and art’s getting made. One of the things we’re going to miss is the Joe Biden of everyone’s imagination. Since the results, there’s been a lot of farewell pieces that bring us some cheer. Here are a few of …

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Geekery

Your Steampunk Ain’t Punk

With Dishonored 2 coming out today, there’s an opportunity to interrogate its genre. Fact: I love steampunk, but it ain’t any kind of punk. It inherits the suffix from an actual punk genre of speculative fiction, but masquerades in its punkness. It’s as punk as white bread in a walnut-stained breadbox with …

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Fiction

Canadian Content

Up beyond the Wall in the wilds of Canada, we have strict rules. 35% of all content must be Canadian. That includes literature, so we have our own Canadian canon. Stories about dogs, snow, prairies, and crap weather mostly. Now Adam Brady, a cunning soul decided to test our literary …

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Geekery

Late Night Cage Fight

Sometimes we receive interesting requests. Hello, My name is Diego. I’m working for a production company in LA that is casting people for a TV Pilot that aims to explore the conversation about some current and relevant topics. One of those topics is the existence of God. We were wondering …

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The Naked Trump

A few nights ago, five statues appeared in cities around the US, ostensibly showing off everything a particular presidential has to offer. Yes, five statues of a nude, ball-less, Donald Trump were put in place, an art protest organized by INDECLINE, an activist group. The exhibit is called called The Emperor Has …

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