Dev Hynes described his third LP under his Blood Orange moniker as something "like my version of [The Beastie Boys'] Paul's Boutique." It's that and plenty more: Opening with a butter-smooth R&B chorale that segues into a poetry-slam jazz collage using Ashlee Haze's incandescent "For Colored Girls (The Missy Elliott...
In the weeks after Harambe, the lowland gorilla, was shot when a 3-year-old boy fell into his enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, I began to notice peculiar news stories that otherwise wouldn’t have attracted my attention. A leopard inShow More Summary
You could argue that my taste in men is somewhat biased. I've always had affection for people out of my league. 1987 was the year I started daydreaming of famous gay men. My romantic obsession with Neil Tennant from the Pet Shop Boys scored me no points with my peers who were into more obvious... Continue reading
It's been years since I watched the made-for-TV movie, "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble." So many that when I recently watched it, I discovered my only memory had been confused with a Seinfeld episode. The mention of Moors or Moops is not in the 1976 television movie, starring a young and pale John Travolta. Show More Summary
Ok, I have to say that this is my own personal opinion, but most people on the web seem to agree: The new Ghostbusters theme song by “Fall Out Boy” (ft. Missy Elliott) is pretty bad. I’ll let you guys listen, and then, let me know in the comments if you enjoyed it or not! […]
Last night I had a wicked low (for some reason that phrase reminds me of you, Kerri!). I knew something was wrong when I was having a hard time focusing, and started to feel sick to my stomach. I was home alone with my 3 boys, and I was wearing my CGM, but sometimes things […]
When I was 10 years old, a group of boys in my class took it upon themselves to make the cafeteria an unbearable place for me. At the time, I didn't know that what they were doing was sexual harassment. In fact, I only half-understood the perverted jokes they made as I sat there trying to... Continue reading
“They call me the Past, my son is Future. I taught that boy everything.”
Paul Putz Over the past few months I've settled into that ABD mode where nearly everything I read is filtered through a dissertation-colored lens. Since my dissertation is focused on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the cultural...Show More Summary
Tyga finally spoke up for the first time about his recent split with Kylie Jenner, revealing how his musical career had suffered on account of their relationship. In a radio interview with Big Boy, Tyga debunked the rumors that he is dating Kylie Jenner-lookalike Demi Rose, revealing to listeners that he is single and loving... Show More Summary
It’s a Summer Friday and lately that means new Jace. Check out “My Boys” featuring vocals from the recently re-emergent Young Lean and produced by Ducko McFli. Listen below. Previously: Jace – Lil Tape
By now, if you have read my previous posts (which you all should have done, tut tut), you will know that I am inspired greatly by the cinema. I have loved movies since I was a little boy. I would sit for hours on end, watching, and re-watching my favourite movies. If I had to [...] The post Ryan J Weiss – Composite storyteller appeared first on DIY Photography.
As the father of three active boys with schedules that wildly overlap, I am really looking forward to the coming week as my oldest two go away to Boy Scout Camp on Saturday morning. Just the thought of slowing down to spend some quality one on one time with both my wife Kristin and my youngest Declan makes me giddy. Show More Summary
My goal this summer is to get the little guy to listen to one Harry Chapin song. And to paint his bedroom. That’s it. One song, one bedroom. Simple dad, simple summer. If I were to put together a kit for raising boys, it would have fish hooks, some rope for making knots, a slingshot, a Chapin song,...
The 1977 rape and murder of a 12-year-old boy on Yonge Street shocked the city and led to efforts to clean up the downtown strip. Warning: This story contains details that some readers my find upsetting or triggering. The body of 12-year-old...Show More Summary
To my sweet four-year-old boy who will someday be a man, In light of the recent rape case in California that has made a mockery out of how rape culture is handled in our country, I want to tell you another story about a girl who couldn't say no. Show More Summary
Those who are so aghast at Trump's less reputable supporters -- who want to deny those supporters the empowerment that they'd feel if their boy wins the White House -- don't seem to have similar feelings towards the rioters and...
Oh my gosh it's that old bat Feinstein again coming in to complain about something or other. When is she gonna just give it a rest?"Good morning Ms. Feinstein. What a pleasure to see you this morning. I hope all is well with you."She doesn't smile. Show More Summary
I am not sure if this is something that runs in families or is just a quirky anomaly of my family, but imaginary friends are a thing for us. My sister, Annie, had one for quite some time. Two of my three boys had multiple imaginary friends. Show More Summary
In a way That’s My Boy is new territory for Sandler, as it’s the first R-rated film that he has made under his Happy Madison banner, but the rating only shines a light on just how lazy Sandler and his crew have become