Tag: Politics

In Conversation: Hari Kunzru Talks “White Tears,” Cultural Appropriation, and Record Collecting

Some questions are more complicated than they seem.

In Conversation: Sinkane on Positivity in the Age of Trump

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

Dear Mr. President: Chicano Batman

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

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.

FLOOD Presents The Year in Art and Culture

Media’s boundaries are more porous than ever, and great artwork abounds. So does weirdness.

Laughtershock: Comedy As a Minor Form of Resistance

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

A House Divided: How Barry Moser’s “We Were Brothers” Offers a Way Forward After Trump

The author’s reflections on his relationship with his deeply racist brother make an appeal to our common humanity.

Make Stars Hollow Great Again: The Unsettlingly Relevant Political Reality of “Gilmore Girls”

Behind the blur of words and scrim of melodrama, Amy Sherman-Palladino’s beloved series shows us a buffoonish tyrant at work.

LIVE: Defiant Swet Shop Boys Offer Release on an Otherwise Horrific Election Night (11/8/16)

“Oh no, we’re in trouble / TSA always wanna burst my bubble / Always get a random check when I rock the stubble”

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?

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.

WATCH: HBO’s “Confirmation” Gets Its First Trailer

The television movie premieres on April 16.

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Joins Members of Vampire Weekend and Dirty Projectors for “This Land is Your Land”

Plus: The University of Iowa’s Hawkapellas!

WATCH: Mike Huckabee Drops “Hello, HUCK,” an Adele Remix Track

No word on details or a release date for LP1.

WATCH: Killer Mike and Bernie Sanders Talk Economics, Social Justice in Six-Part Video Series

“I rap about a lot of the stuff that you rant about.”

WATCH: Jon Stewart Returns to “The Daily Show” to Stump for the Zadroga Act

“I heard about this in American TV—have you come to take your show back?”

WATCH: Killer Mike Introduces Bernie Sanders at a Rally in Atlanta, Takes Him to Get Soul Food

“I have no time in my short forty years on this Earth to relive the Reagan years.”

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