The Day is On Its Way

Have I ever told y’all how much I love Chance the Rapper? He recently performed a new song with Daniel Caesar on Colbert’s show and… ugh. I love him. Its a three verse ballad articulating his toils in fatherhood, being a celebrity, and grappling with troubling matters of our times. Chance never ceases to amaze me. I love his live instrumentations, the deep gospel influence, … Continue reading The Day is On Its Way

You Better Work

If y’all didn’t know, I’m a film student. In my last semester, lawd! It’s a bitter sweet feeling – mostly bitter – but that’s a different post. Film production is one thing. Classes on writing, directing, editing… the usual. But there’s also a set of classes based in film theory. Because films are not just films and (more broadly) art is not just art. It’s … Continue reading You Better Work

Everybody Has a Breaking Point

The Stanford Prison Experiment. Let’s chat. Not the real thing, but the movie. I watched it for the first time last night and… woah. First of all I didn’t even know the shit was based on real life before I watched it. But I did my Googles afterwards. Evidently it won a couple awards at Sundance when it premiered there and that was enough to … Continue reading Everybody Has a Breaking Point