Caroline Spence: Mint Condition

Posted on May 14, 2019 in Reviews
Caroline Spence: Mint Condition

In her new Netflix special, The Call to Courage, Brené Brown talks about how it’s the small, ordinary moments in life that we miss the most once we no longer have them. Whether that loss applies to a pet, a parent, a partner, or someone else doesn’t much matter. What matters is that life — […]

Joy Williams: Front Porch

Posted on May 8, 2019 in Reviews
Joy Williams: Front Porch

Being trendy seems like an absolutely exhausting, if not thoroughly disheartening, pursuit. Even if you are a trend-setter, as soon as a certain phase passes, there is evidence in the world that may come to be embarrassing for you. (Is there anyone from Gen X donning acid wash in its second coming? No way. We […]

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi: there is no Other

Posted on May 3, 2019 in Reviews
Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi: there is no Other

In a video that went viral at some point over the past few years, a gene-testing company gathered up a bunch of folks who were so very, very proud of their various heritages — some to the point of outright hostility to other races and ethnicities. When the tests came back to show that their […]