Summer 2020 was supposed to be a turning point in race relations in the U.S. In the wake of the George Floyd murder and subsequent protests, a groundswell of attention garnered on a horrific, violent act by a police officer (and signed off by his coworkers and a broken police system) largely because of the COVID pandemic put white people on the defensive — for the first time in awhile. “Good” non-black people discussed and reflected on their role in the subhuman treatment of Black people — vowing to do better. “Good” corporations saw you, heard you, and vowed to do better with their hiring, donations, and time. … Read More Whiteness Is A Hell Of A Drug
With the COVID-19 pandemic receding in the minds of many Americans and vaccinations getting millions back out in the world, there is a new national nightmare on the horizon: WHAT DO WE DO WITH ALL OF THESE FACE MASKS?!?… Read More Creative Uses For Excess Face Masks!
So I made a big to-do a few weeks ago of creating a new mix CD/Spotify playlists focused on booty-shaking jams. And wouldn’t you know it, it did NOT turn out well! One issue was that the CD-burning software created glitches at the end of most of the songs. A bigger issue was that the… Read More UPDATE: This Mix F**ks, Or A Playlist of Dance/Electronic Music
For those of you new to the blog, I’ve been rediscovering, archiving (via Spotify) AND creating old and new mix CDs and playlists during the pandemic. (This, along with shaving my head in lieu of going to the barber, has been a subconscious emotional and physical slide into my early 20s.) The projects were welcome… Read More This Mix F**ks, Or A Playlist of Dance/Electronic Music
After approximately seven months since the last MP3 Mix CD/Spotify playlist, quoth Will Smith in the “Big Willie Style” deep cut “Y’all Know”, “Done did it again.”… Read More MP3 Mix 14 – Done Did It AGAIN, Y’ALL