This Record Is 15 Years Old
At least it still holds up, unlike, say, Lit or Blink 182 or anything by Moby.
James Baldwin's 1979 NYT Op-Ed On "Black English"
If Black English Isn’t a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is? By JAMES BALDWIN t. Paul de Vence, France—The argument concerning the use, or the status, or the reality, of black English is rooted in American history and has absolutely nothing to do with the question the argument supposes itself to be posing. The argument has nothing to do with language itself but with the role of...
(My) Writings On The Awl, Circa 2010
Check it out here: http://www.theawl.com/user/4250/charlie I wrote under the name Charlie, a family nickname. Charlie’s Chocolate Chip was a roundabout Roald Dahl reference. It feels right to post this now since the Internet has once again taken a brief, assured shine to the subject of African Americans in popular culture. In other news: this is a poem about death and this is my...
You Don't Say!
No, really, you’re not supposed to say that, so don’t.
Jack White, Bjork Fan?
I just spent the last hour trying to figure out why Jack White’s new song “Take Me With You When You Go” sounds so familiar. It reminds me of this jazzy, chamber-rockish track by Bjork. Listen below. I wonder if Jack is a fan…would be SUCH an odd collaboration.
Need More Information To Verify Your Request
i’m getting more and more paranoid about sharing information about myself on the internet (thus, i am here, in this place, writing about it, sheepishly.) i wanted to up my privacy settings on facebook so that, should i (or someone) try to log into my account from an unrecognized device, i would have to punch in a code. unfortunately, in order to take advantage of this setting, i would first...