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I Am Hungry For Stories

I got back to my house at around 9pm last night, after having spent 4 nights sleeping in the Brecon Beacons. My hair was less of a wild mane, more of a limp arrangement of dry shampoo and split ends. 929 more words

The Punk Singer

Musician. Artist. Feminist. Activist.

I just finished watching The Punk Singer, and I was blown away by the complete and utter energetic outspokenness of the one and only… 71 more words

Music

Allison and Alice Bury You

There’s nothing like seeing two of your heroes on stage together to get you back into city living. On Saturday, August 16, original LA punk… 225 more words

$60 Xylophone

I went with my friends to a vintage shop and bought this metallophone. I thought it was a xylophone, but it turns out when they have steel keys they are metallophones. 259 more words

My Philosophy, An Open Letter

Dear Dad,

I feel like you’ve asked me a few times about, as you put it, “the philosophy on my body hair,” and I’ve tried my best to explain it. 1,039 more words

Essays

Miley Cyrus and Kathleen Hanna Really Aren't That Different

On an average day the Internet is mostly cat exploitation and bullshit dick pics, but every now and again it redeems itself by serving as a platform for some of the world’s most unlikely yet beautiful encounters: Katy Perry asking Lil B to a non-existent prom, Kanye driving around live-tweeting every single poor fashion choice he sees made by a member of the public and, most recently, Kathleen Hanna pitching an album to Miley Cyrus. 818 more words

Music Journalism

We formed a band

There were two things largely responsible for the formation of Valerie. Poptastic – Manchester’s only gay indie night and Lisa McCaffrey the Brian Epstein of Gorton. 1,106 more words

Valerie