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Way Overdue Praise for Beyonce’s Eponymous Album

I’ve been loving on Beyonce’s most recent, self-titled album since it came out toward the end of last year. “XO” and “Superpower” (a collaborative track with Frank Ocean, another love of mine) have been staples on my playlists for class. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Q-106 & Country Radio Stations Everywhere: If You Value Women’s Lives, Please Stop Playing “Redneck Crazy”

I see I have some explaining to do. I’m going to have to admit to listening to (and liking) country music before I get any farther. As a young woman of Middle Eastern descent who grew up first-generation American in the … Continue reading

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“What the Living Do” by Marie Howe

What the Living Do Johnny, the kitchen sink has been clogged for days, some utensil probably fell down there. And the Drano won’t work but smells dangerous, and the crusty dishes have piled up waiting for the plumber I still … Continue reading

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5 Reasons I Wasn’t That Pissed When My Friends Made Me Watch Frozen

A couple weeks ago, I found myself in a little living room on a bone-chillingly cold Wisconsin winter day with a bunch of my friends, watching Disney’s latest animated film, Frozen. Yeah, picture it. A room full of yuppie quarter-century-old women, a … Continue reading

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San Fermin – Sonsick

My friend Paige sent me this playlist the other day. I listened to it while I relaxed last night after teaching back-to-back hot classes & stumbled across this song. I like the lyrics a lot: I found me a hopeless … Continue reading

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