From memory, it was a bright Saturday morning at approximately 9:30 am while completing my routine morning social media consumption that I came across an overexposed and overly saturated picture of a desk chair. The picture contained no text and had no accompanying caption. “Why is this so funny?”, I asked myself while laughing, nearly… Read More Online Humor, Popular Culture & Dadaism
Disclaimer: I am not advocating for the use, production, or distribution of any controlled substance, as listed in section 1308 of Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations. This Article was written with the intention of informing. Regardless of who you are, or what you are doing, your brain is capable of producing 23 watts of… Read More Everything You Need to Know Before Eating Magic Mushrooms
Dion Johnson was shot and killed by a DPS officer on Monday, May 25th. He was driving home when he pulled over to the side of the road because he was tired and wanted to take a brief moment to rest. A DPS officer pulled up and claims there was a struggle that ultimately ended… Read More A List Of Demands
Written by Bryanna Bennett I started my first band when I was 16 years old and I started my first zine at 16 years old. I was stoked that oldheads were stoked on me. I recognized that I had a crucial voice and enough pent up aggression to try and make a difference in a… Read More If Not Now, Then When?
As I ignored my actual work, I sat in silence trying to access an additional 1% of my brain strength to scan all the useless music and lyrics I know in an attempt to unearth the correct melodic phrase of the song from my memory reserves. It was starting to become my enemy, I almost… Read More 10 Songs About Horses That Are Almost As Good As “Goodbye Horses”
Self-taught designer Vivienne Westwood quickly rose to success in the 70s and has sustained her relevance with unique silhouettes and widespread influence. Many individuals label Westwood as the “Mother of Punk”, but the punk movement grew out of the despondent public as a result of the declining economic and political conditions in 1970s England, as… Read More Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die
A year and a half ago, I had the pleasure of meeting and befriending Jennifer Pettit at a local bookstore we both worked at. Under her badass punk exterior is a heart of gold and a radiating friendliness no one can match. Recently, Jen and her longtime friend, Andrea Montepagano, opened Enchanted Chapters, a bookstore… Read More An Interview with Jennifer Pettit from Enchanted Chapters
Seems like Kathy Acker is about to become for cultural zeitgeist what Jenny Holzer was several years ago. I know it because as I pass by a bookshop in Berlin, I see Acker’s Great Expectations (1982) displayed in the shop window next to The Handmaid’s Tale and A Very Stable Genius book on Trump. I… Read More Kathy Acker’s ‘Great Expectations’
In these unprecedented times of daily day-drinking and wearing the same pizza sauce stained sweatpants as yesterday (and also the day before, but we really don’t need to discuss that), romantic prospects for the perpetually single woman seem grim. It feels unfair that I am constantly reminded of the most privileged class of women- the… Read More The Official Guide to Acting Out Your Own Quarantine Rom-Com
A multimedia artist hailing from Sarasota, Florida, Branden grapples with the ideas of civilization, identity, and vulgarity through abstract collages. With influences ranging from Goya to Ray Johnson, this is no hotel room art. My favorite take-away from Branden’s work is the primal feeling he creates within each of his pieces, a characteristic that is… Read More Has the Salt of the Earth Lost Its Savour?