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Cardi Cash: Cardi B’s debut is another round of hits

Cardi B live-streamed the completion of her debut album, “Invasion of Privacy,” on Instagram in a moment which signaled a fulfillment of the endless...

How “Annihilation” confronts global warming and self-destruction

This article contains spoilers for the film “Annihilation.” There is a placid yet eerie scene in Alex Garland’s “Annihilation,” a film concerned with self-destructive infinities,...

Things We Enjoyed …

Janelle Monae returned this week with two new singles, “D’Jango Jane” and “Make Me Feel” off her forthcoming concept album, “Dirty Computer,” an album...
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There is no center: On Joan Didion’s myth

You meet Joan Didion when you are ready. You have probably seen her name on lists of greatest writers or “Writers You Should Read”...

Cupcakke in Pomona: Club 340’s One Night

Pomona nightclub 340 is the kind of club you’d see in a movie. The facade of the building is  polished in a dark blue with...

Meet rap’s modern Spice Girls: Rico Nasty, Asian Doll and Cupcakke

Among hip-hop’s incoming class are female rappers Rico Nasty, Asian Doll and Cupcakke. Their careers are interesting to take notice of, as they’ve come...

“Out of this World”: How Mykki Blanco and i-D highlight Johannesburg’s queer life

In the Mykki Blanco-led documentary “Out of This World,” the queer worlds of Johannesburg are lusciously paced. Shots of Blanco twirling tulle in a...

How Taylor Swift reckons with her reputation on her fortress of an album

The digital dances of the internet — the soft block, the finsta, a deleted subtweet — distinguish the ways in which we tend to...

Things We Enjoyed…

Bad Bunny https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ws00k_lIQ9U To listen to Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny is to be pulled in by his deep, almost monstrous, modulation. His bars mesh with...

Kevin Spacey’s fraught, deflective apology and the power of the complaint

Deflection has become patriarchy’s favorite tool; it’s a nefarious weapon designed to slight an event, to eclipse another sensationalized act. It’s potent enough to...