Monday, December 10, 2018

Lifestyle

Catie Curtis’ final tour feels like a victory lap

Catie Curtis (Photo courtesy of Karan Simpson)Regardless of the field, going out on top is a rarity. Usually, an athlete loses a step, a singer can’t hit those high notes anymore, and those in the...

FUSEBOX RADIO: ALT-LEFT HOOKS, PROTEST TOURISM & POOR SINGER LIFE CHOICES [WEEK OF JAN....

Player (via Podomatic feed):Direct mp3 Download (right click and “save as”)** NOTE: This week is an explicit/not radio friendly episode on the music and commentary ends… **This is the latest, BRAND NEW episode of...

Rihanna’s 5 Best Songs

By: Tanya PayneDeviant ArtAt just 28 years old, Rihanna has become a fixture in the music industry. Her catalog speaks for itself, having garnered 12 Billboard Awards, 8 Grammys and a nation full of...

5 Standout Tracks from J.Cole’s “4 Your Eyez Only”

By: Tanya PayneChristopher MinsesOn J.Cole’s fourth studio effort 4 Your Eyez Only, his lyrics wrestle with the fragility of life, the realization of his own dreams and the importance of family ties. It’s serves...

Feeling Muhammad Ali’s Passion

Sometimes while writing about Muhammad Ali, I can feel his passion. I get a little lost in what he was about and what he did and things he said. I grew up hearing about...

3 Ways to Invest in Your Craft

Today I’m giving you a five minute takeaway about investing in your creative journey. It’s important not only when you are starting out, but also as you continue to build your career, you have...

Why You Need Art Therapy Today

To Reduce your Stress LevelsTrump. Enough said. If there was nothing else going on in your life right now, Trump would make the rest of my blog relevant. This frustrating turn of the social tide...

Does Art Heal Surgery? It Does.

I grew up as a musical theater nerd — a performance artist. I doodled in my assignment notebooks, but I would never dream of taking an art class. That just wasn’t what I did. At 18...

The Real Mr. Benjamin

One of the best things about working in children’s book publishing is learning something new every day. I knew Walter Benjamin was a real person. I knew he was an influential philosopher, but there’s...

Want to Regulate Women’s Bodies? Then Let’s Regulate Men’s, Too

It’s time for men to be “more personally responsible” when it comes to sex and reproductionIt’s been quite a few weeks since Inaugural Day, from the pink pussy-hats seen atop men, women and children...