How does time map against itself? What stays put and what moves? What is it like for two teens hearing “In The Air Tonight” for the first time? What is it like to remember the salad days of New York underground rock? These are real questions but, above that, Twins The New Trend …
A note on process: When a post is untitled beyond its date, that is a fridge list. Keep it close to hand because everything in that list will nourish y…
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The Empty Seventies begin on October 17, 1968, when Bullitt is released. The phrase refers to a body of movies and recordings, though other texts fill …
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“In collaboration with 12 other art institutions across the United States and Europe, The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Studio Screen will proudly present …
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Start here, with Anthony Almojera. My friend Carla is getting a puppy in a month. She asked me to give her some potential names. We’d been talking abou…
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My friend, Garret Linn, sent the below to me earlier this week. I don’t think I’ve seen Garret in decades. I was very glad to hear from him. At some po…
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I wouldn’t give you two posts in two days unless there was some urgency. And there is—this week only, you can see John Akomfrah’s remarkable 1986 film …
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If these cop cars had been going west on Flatbush in 1989, the drivers would have been looking into my living room. I lived at 76 6th Avenue, right abo…
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