clementinevonradics: Patron Saint of Manic Depressives, Clementine von Radics Thank the stars for this miracle.For the way we work our broken fingers through the dirttill we convince the good to grow there. New poem up on Write About Now Clementine von Radics new poem touches on the messy complexity of art and mental illness (like …

Hard-working orchestral folk punk band East Cameron Folkcore is releasing a lot of material in September. There is an all-new LP  Better Off coming out in September (in Germany on Grand Hotel van Cleef) as is Fossils, an all-acoustic, live EP of older, truly stunning material. The EP is streaming on soundcloud now, and available for streaming …

We have similar stories all throughout history: the moment when a perception—whether a literal way of seeing or a figurative mode of thinking—is assaulted and fundamentally shifts, a non-reversible alteration, a displacement from one’s old ways. Western society has seen plenty of moments like these, moments where a perceptive or critical threshold has been crossed. …

Last week on NPR’s Bullseye, host Jesse Thorn talked with Jeff Chang, author of the new book Who We Be: The Colorization of America, about culture and art, the history of multiculturalism in the US, the rise of ethnic studies, microaggressions in Berkley, the LA riots, hip hop, and more. It’s a great, in-depth conversation …

yas-la: spontaneousstranger: fallcolorss: يوميا تمر هذه العجوز من هذه الطريق بمدينة الدارالبيضاء بالمدينة العتيقة ولكم أن تتخيلو من أين إستلهم الرسام الغرافيتي الرسم ورائها ‘Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.’ Artist: Mouhim Simo from Casablanca, Morocco