Tag: Donald Trump

Five Years Left: How the Apocalyptic Vision of Busta Rhymes Prepared Us for Trump

Kim Jong-Un and Putin, we’ve got you all in check. 

Al Franken Isn’t Running for President

But as he told Chelsea Handler last week, he may know a few people who are.

Five Important Zinester Voices We Need For Reshaping Conversations

In the fractured Age of Trump, listening to voices from outside of the mainstream is more important than ever.

In Conversation: Algiers Expose “The Underside of Power”

Class warfare, civil rights, Donald Trump: That’s not the whole story.

In Conversation: Sinkane on Positivity in the Age of Trump

Even with the new regime in power, the musical polymath is still feeling good.

The Cynicism Cure

A sincere celebration of principled people and the art they produce.

Dear Mr. President: Chicano Batman

The first in our new series of open letters to Donald Trump.

Asghar Farhadi, Donald Trump, and the Art of Unintended Consequences

“The Salesman,” the latest film from the acclaimed director of “A Separation,” offers a timely portrait of people and places on the verge of collapse­—and an important reminder of the moral power of art.

Bitte, Baby: Riot LA and Comedy in the Age of Trump

Comedy—and particularly political comedy—only reinforces our bubbles. So what?

The Inauguration Day Cure

Prescriptions for coping with your very rational fears.

The “Unqualified for the Job” Cure

Now’s probably a good time to celebrate some people who are actually experts in their chosen professions.

Innocent When You Meme: The Best Weird Internet Videos of 2016

Yeah, yeah, we get it. Beyoncé had a good year. But can we get on to the more important stuff now?

Laughtershock: Comedy As a Minor Form of Resistance

How do you laugh at anything after an election like this?

Excuse My Efforts for Today: Preoccupations Is the Proper Soundtrack for America Right Now

We don’t deserve it.

Transmissions from a Heartbroken Mob on a Los Angeles Freeway

With nationwide protests sending out a clear message, why does it all just feel like shouting in a bucket?

The Convention Cure: Non-Toxic Alternatives to Life at the RNC in CLE

We’ve all spent a lot of time in Cleveland this past week, metaphorically speaking; let’s remedy that with some R&R at these pop cultural paradises.

The Anti-America Cure: Patriotic Thrills That Won’t Endanger the Republic (or Your Soul)

Hot dogs, flags, and fireworks lose some of their appeal in light of the nativist hysteria gripping America at the moment, but this list will help you think America’s kind of great again.

Politicon 2016: Fear, Loathing, and Some Laughter in Pasadena

With tensions at a neck-popping high, the unconventional political convention tries to knead a little levity into the political conversation.

Newsletter

We won’t spam you. Promise.