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by max zhang
from FILM NOTES ON A GOD WHO DREAMS WITH THE SKY PAINTED NEON: A Documentary
Aging is just learning new definitions for numbers. Is changing
numerical figures to human ones.
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A Queer Media Summer for Young People
by audrey ledford
In the past few months, I’ve witnessed an explosion of queer media, particularly pertaining to young people. This summer’s youth queer media has given us the representation we have long craved. I find myself wishing I had these shows when I was younger, which makes me think about how queer media has changed in the last decade. Generally, Western queer media today is less tragic, less catered to a straight audience, and not entirely about queerness.
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Psychedelic Rock Since 2008
by ben barrett
What is psychedelic rock? The word ‘psychedelic’ is the Greek words for ‘mind’ and ‘manifest’ hastily smashed together, and it typically connotes either drug use or kaleidoscope use. Yet what actually constitutes this distinct sound is hard to articulate; unconventional instrumentation as well as distorted or modulated tones all definitely factor into it, as do hallucinogenic soundscapes and tortuous song structures, but the precise definition is likely still being litigated on internet message boards.