Tag Archives: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Our Favorite Things in 2017

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As you will quickly notice, we’re a grouchy, grumpy lot, all of whom are too old to keep up with new things, so this list consists of our favorite things we encountered this year whether or not … Continue reading

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Notes on “Get Out” (2017)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I finally caught up with GET OUT, writer-director Jordan Peele’s racial satire. A box-office smash beloved by critics (well, most of them), Peele takes Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “black bodies” rhetoric and recasts it into a horror-thriller. Chris Washington, a … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: America’s Foremost Public Intellectual

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Insanity Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: You ever get the feeling that everyone has gone crazy? White girls stealing pumpkin spice is racist cultural appropriation. The University of Vermont holds a retreat for whites to self-flaggelate critically examine their privilege. The gender of Star … Continue reading

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