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Returning to Shore by Corinne Demas

Returning to Shore by Corinne Demas may be the sleeper book of the year, except I’m not sure if it’s the sleeper for adults or teens. 426 more words

Young Adult

Agama Pun Akan Punah Bila Tidak Beradaptasi Terhadap Zaman

 Melalui perjalanan panjang perenungan dan pemahamanku, akhirnya aku sampai pada kesimpulan bahwa internet akan membunuh agama yang tidak bisa beradaptasi dengan zaman. Agama tidak akan hilang di muka bumi ini, tapi berganti dengan yang baru atau yang lama beradaptasi dengan kondisi dan kebutuhan (batin) manusia saat / pada jaman tersebut. 970 more words

Sexual Orientation

Colm Tóibín--"Stories" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: DESTROY TOMORROW 666-“Distortasaur” (2005?).

Destroy Tomorrow 666 is a DJ project from Sloan’s Patrick Pentland.  I had never heard of it until reading about him recently (Sloan has a new album out).  458 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Miranda July--"TV" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: BIKINI KILL-Revolution Girl Style Now (1991).

Bikini Kill was one of the most memorable bands from the Riot Grrrl movement.  And frankly, twenty years on, these song still sound incendiary–no one has picked up the torch that bands like this lit in the 90s. 536 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Rachel Kushner--"The Adolescents" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)


In this song, I get a vibe of Prefab Sprout singer over a swirly indie band (at least for the verses).  The chorus is bigger–swirling guitars and fast drums, with Ooohs building and building.  396 more words

Funny (ha Ha)

Alison Bechdel--"Gradual Impact" (New Yorker, June 9 & 16, 2014)

SOUNDTRACK: MYRKUR-“Nattens Barn” (2014).

Myrkur is a black metal band whose sole member is a woman–Amalie Bruun, a Danish model who co-leads the Brooklyn indie-pop band Ex-Cops. 542 more words

New Yorker

vale matthew shepard

Since the atrocious death & crucifixion on a barbed wire fence in October 1998 in Laramie, Wyoming, of 21 year old Matthew Shepard, his family had to endure the disgusting protest by the Westboro Baptist church at the funeral. 542 more words