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November 18, 2019

With “Back to the Wall,” Frederick The Younger Enters a New Era

Jenni Cochran steps onto the dance floor in a silver, sequined blazer over a yellow top and leopard-print bike shorts. In the next scene, she flicks her wrists and sends a bouquet of flowers up in flames. In “Back to the Wall” and the accompanying music video, Cochran explores the highs and lows of a relationship through tense scenes on Wes Anderson-esque backdrops spliced together with scenes of her letting loose alone on the dance floor.

November 13, 2019

Nikole Hannah-Jones Is Confronting Truths About The Legacy of Slavery

In the banner of her website, in bold white font against a hot pink background, Nikole Hannah-Jones says, “I see […]

Chef Peggy Garbe in the MESA kitchen. Image: Ready Set Prep'd / Anna May Photography

October 30, 2019

Scratch Kitchen: Opening A New Kind of Restaurant Business

Like many Americans, Peggy Garbe dreamed of someday quitting her day job to turn her passion into a business. In spring of 2019, she was able to make the transition from marketing specialist to owner of her own successful small business.

October 13, 2019

At Death Cafes, Strangers Gather to Discuss Dying and Loss

In cultures around the globe, topics on death and end-of-life care can be uncomfortable or even taboo. There is a […]

October 9, 2019

Media Criticism: Netflix’s ‘Patriot Act’ And Other Streaming Hits Are Changing The Way Digest News

Last week, comedian Hasan Minhaj testified before congress on the student debt crisis. The Hill reports that at a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee, Minhaj testified to the long-lasting burden of increasing student debt and, between one-liners, produced data on each committee member’s estimated tuition costs as an illustration to show the rising cost of education in America, and the limitations that creates on a growing number of people.  How did a comic earn an invitation to weigh in on an issue affecting more than 42 million Americans?