"I never thought I'd win Grammy Awards with The Roots
I never thought I'd be getting long in the tooth
My OG told me ''Boy you better go and live your truth''
I am a walking affirmation, that imagination
And focus and patience get you closer to your aspiration
And just 'cause they give you shit don't mean you have to take it"
Why should I feel like this is anything besides another instance of the pain of black and brown people in America being used for entertainment (at worst) and education (at dubious "best")?Read More
The dudes who write Game of Thrones are making another show for HBO. I'm not sold on it yet.Read More
This climate change thing is bad. Really bad. And most of us are in denial about that, even if we're not in denial that it's happening. But climate change panic is not the answer.Read More
Even my love for Lafayette couldn't save it.Read More
It's just irrational for a member of King George's court to go to a performance of Hamilton and expect the cast to "talk less, smile more."Read More
"But, even more than this, I believe that there is a real and significant injustice in expecting people to ask nicely that someone stop hating, oppressing, or otherwise mistreating them."Read More
This one time, at The New Yorker, David Brooks explained how only science can help make the next generation less shallow by "filling the hole left by the atrophy of theology and philosophy."
I had some feelings about it.Read More
I’m willing to listen when Zhang Yimou says people have got it wrong, but the trailer is doing nothing to show me that he’s right.Read More
Currently experiencing a temporary shortage of opinions.Read More