We once worshipped heroes, sports stars and literary geniuses, now fame and fortune have smiled on a teenager who makes videos in which she discusses her latest purchases.
This is a thing that is apparently real and is so sad.
i’ve heard this from a lot of people, that they get sick and lose weight and are complimented for it. it’s a real bummer. in my house, the most common compliment is probably “damn gurl, your titties lookin plump today!”. i’m cool with it.
Can you imagine the strange place where the expansive arrangements of Volcano Choir collide with the electronic dance weirdness of Dan Deacon? Electro-pop experimentalists All Tiny Creatures (which includes 3 members of Volcano Choir, a collaboration with fellow Wisconsin-ite Justin…
this was REALLY FUN
Strange, awesome, dark percussion-driven new wave/experimental electronic/punk/???? duo, check em out if you dare.
The irony is unbearable. Kick people like us out to make room for people “like us.”
Detroit has a lot of shit to deal with, and I’m sure this is not the most atrocious thing that’s happening in the name of “revitalization” (i.e. gentrification and monetization). But kicking out the creative, community-building people that stuck with the city because they love it even when it’s down is a terrible way to rebuild a city. Even if their version of creativity and community isn’t one that makes you feel safe and comfortable.