What the Hell was Anthony Michael D’Agostino’s “‘Bye Sierra”?!

by contributing writer Quinlan Mitchell

Let’s get real. For just a minute, let’s get really real. Anthony Michael D’Agostino’s oh-so-lauded article in the HuffPost, for all its fanfare and academic jargon, is essentially a new dress for old and tired rhetoric. 1,814 more words


OP-ED: Cultural Appropriation vs Cultural Appreciation

Undoubtedly, Australia is a very diverse country. We hit every end of the spectrum in terms of ethnicity, and it’s definitely something to be celebrated. Yet something that is slowly bubbling to the surface in the discussion of culture and ethnicity, is the idea of ‘cultural appropriation’. 592 more words

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When I can't just "shake it off," I blog

OK so I’ve been telling everyone this at inappropriate times so I’m just going to get it out of my system now, on this blog. 877 more words

The Latest Taylor Swift "Controversy"

This is the music video for Taylor Swift’s latest single, “Shake It Off”, from her upcoming album 1989. This is her first official POP album. 577 more words


The Bolt: No. 2

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A weekly curation of fabulous finds and personal favorites!

This Week’s Top Moments



13 Going on 30 was on VH1 last night. 677 more words

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Five Lessons the Media Can Learn from Welcome to Night Vale

Warning: there be spoilers ahead. If you haven’t listened to the podcast yet, you have been warned.

A friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep.

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