He Went To Juilliard: 7 People You Might Not Know Went to Juilliard

There is an inexplicable feeling. A feeling you get when you're watching a show and a man shouts "NEWZ-FLASH ASSHOLE" with such enunciation and vocal range that a thousand Shakespearean actors weep in envy. It's the feeling that makes you think: Is it possible that this man, this odd man with the beautiful voice, this odd man … Continue reading He Went To Juilliard: 7 People You Might Not Know Went to Juilliard

The Poky Little Puppy: Authoritarian Propaganda

The children’s literary canon is littered with propaganda. Drawn in by bright colors and insipid talking animals, children have little awareness that their ideologies are being manipulated, ensuring their futures as compliant citizens of the State. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the 1942 so-called classic, "The Poky Little Puppy." Although on its face … Continue reading The Poky Little Puppy: Authoritarian Propaganda

Scenes From Richard Siken’s Crush I Would Like to Adapt into Solange Music Videos

I think if Solange returned my calls and heard what I had to say, she would agree that the following scenes from Richard Siken's Crush are uniquely suited to her artistic voice. In fact, we could EGOT together if she allowed me to direct her next music video based on any of the following fragments. Please … Continue reading Scenes From Richard Siken’s Crush I Would Like to Adapt into Solange Music Videos

Collected For Your Convenience: Songs About Gertrude Stein

There is currently a void in your life. There is something missing, something that should be there but isn't.You're not quite sure what it is. It is a playlist composed entirely of songs about American modernist writer Gertrude Stein. With content ranging from hypothetical lesbian bars to imagined hangouts with Gertrude herself to to a … Continue reading Collected For Your Convenience: Songs About Gertrude Stein