Column: ‘The Sun’s Tirade’ highlights Isaiah Rashad’s versatility, struggles

In a year where more senior members of Top Dawg Entertainment dropped amazing albums, it would’ve been easy for Isaiah Rashad to be ignored. Kendrick Lamar’s freewheeling, almost offhand release of Untitled. Unmastered. in March redefined jazz in the age of hip-hop, and Schoolboy Q’s Blankface LP served as a cementation of his place in… Read More Column: ‘The Sun’s Tirade’ highlights Isaiah Rashad’s versatility, struggles

“Make America White Again” is a real thing now.

The reason those “social justice warriors” the Internet hates so much exist is because people like Tennessee’s Rick Tyler exist. Who’s Rick Tyler? Come with me, won’t you? To the state where the likes of Bob Dylan and Dolly Parton created their best art. To the state with some of the best barbecue you ever done tasted.… Read More “Make America White Again” is a real thing now.

Down in the Dumps: The Brock Turner Story

The stories of sexual assault among college students and college-age people stack up one on top of the other, crushing society under their weight. Oftentimes we’ll hear the words of prosecutors and defense attorneys, or university presidents, or parents, educators or coaches of the accused. We always want to hear people out. Stanford. January 2015. A… Read More Down in the Dumps: The Brock Turner Story

A Very Human Valentine’s Day

It’s finally here! A day of friendship, companionship, relationship…so many ships. The only day where pink and red don’t clash, but compliment. A day that, in relationships, is celebrated like an anniversary. A day that, in elementary school, is celebrated like Halloween without costumes. A day that, in college, is celebrated with singles’ parties and… Read More A Very Human Valentine’s Day

It’s Always Sunny in Bollywood

If you’ve never seen the name “Sunny Leone” there’s a chance you’re probably lying. Leone is an Indian ex-pornographic actress. The spotlight is on her again, but for a different reason. Now, she dreams of successfully entering the Bollywood film business. Born in Canada, the 34-year-old has a pretty successful career under her belt (sorry…) and, in all… Read More It’s Always Sunny in Bollywood