NEW BEGINNINGS

IF YOU DON’T KNOW YET, YOU SHOULD
Why It’s Too Late to Let Spiderman into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or the best article you’ll read about Homecoming
#NoConfederate
Jahsua Smith Deconstructs the 4th Wall
Princess Nokia and Smart Girl Club

MEDIA
Minneapolis College of Art and Design releases high-res scans of vintage posters
Hollywood is not okay with you watching movies at home

A soldier statue is slowly melting in London to commemorate 100 years since WWI’s Battle of Passchendaele
This review of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (now playing at Montgomery College in the D.C. area) is pure gold.

RANDOM
The once-common practice of communal sleeping
A math genius blooms late and conquers his field
All about Texas Rebel Radio

Photo credit: Me © 2017

BREAKING FREE

LA MUSICA
Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, the greatest living blues guitarist you’ve never heard of

PEOPLE AND CULTURE
The four traits that put kids at risk for addiction
Rethinking capitalism
On carefree black boys: understanding the appeal of the ‘carefree’ aesthetic to black male musicians from Young Thug to Chance the Rapper
The washing machine club

DOING WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE
Emotional Labor: what it is and how it’s unfairly distributed, with copious examples
Building a national memorial to remember the victims of lynching

TECH
Someone is learning how to take down the internet
1980s Amiga has been running the AC and heat in 19 schools for 30 years

ABSURDUM
Smartphones replaced with butter
Tiny hand interviews Terry Crews

Image Credit
Pro-tip: email subscribers click title for sweet pic of Ms. Watkins shredding on her guitar