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Jay Katelansky works with multimedia, using striking and direct visuals to communicate the weightlessness of black bodies in the United States and to the justice system. In “only if Eric was Phantom" (below), she takes an image of Eric Garner confronting a police officer, and edits lasers to shoot out of his eyes before the officer has a chance to become violent with him. In other works such as those pictured, Katelansky creates subjects and objects that have the opportunity to represent Phantom in a tale of black crime and...
Have you ever wondered why political donors donate hundreds of thousands, even millions of dollars to political candidates? Maybe it's the perks. But what are these perks? Do the billionaires of America really have the most powerful voice, thanks to the Almighty Dollar? Accomplished documentarian Alexandra Pelosi, creator of documentary Journeys With George and daughter of Nancy and Paul Pelosi, set out on a journey to answer these questions the best she could. But finding the answer was not a simple, or maybe not even a...
Body positivity and acceptance has stormed the Internet with a showcase of women showing off their beautiful curves in outfits of their choice. Simone Mariposa, a 23 year from L.A, started #wearwhatyouwant after reading a body-shaming story on Twitter, as told by BuzzFeed. Mariposa designed #wearwhatyouwant because she was frustrated with people shaming women with curves for wearing outfits that are traditionally only recommended for skinny bodies.This liberating hashtag provides women with an online space to proudly show off their bodies in bathing suits, crop tops, and other...
Guys, summer’s here, so it’s time to cast off those reliable, cosy knits and comfy cargo pants and say hello to the hottest looks of the season! Summer is the best time to debut a fresh look and unleash your inner style king. Confidence is key when it comes to summer dressing, and that’s no mean feat in a season when we’re expected to bare more skin than ever. Don’t hide away under baggy layers; embrace your best features, such as strong knees and broad...
  Big news: Daria is coming back to MTV. No, you won’t be seeing any new episodes, but Daria reruns are about to be inescapable. According to Variety, MTV is rebranding its VH1 channel as MTV Classic. The newly renamed channel will play MTV reruns from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., focusing on '90s and early 2000s hits like Beavis and Butt-Head, Pimp My Ride, Aeon Flux, and, of course, Daria. Some ‘90s nostalgia is exactly what we need to distract us from this sick, sad world. And...