The Importance of Ambiguity in “The Boulder That Crushes The Breast”

*Breaking from the political to post an essay I wrote for a Chinese pop music class. I’m proud of it, so here it is!” Omnipotent Youth Society – Source; Youtube Pop music is a special form of art. Between the formulaic simplicity, we often hear certain anxieties of the context in which it was produced… Continue reading The Importance of Ambiguity in “The Boulder That Crushes The Breast”

A Love Letter To San Francisco (or Bae, I’m Breaking Up With You)

So tomorrow I leave the City, and it feels like it will be for good. I’m just moving across the Bay, where the grass is a little greener, and the trees breathe real air, but I know I won’t be back. I’m moving away from the big buildings with minute, claustrophobic apartments, away from the… Continue reading A Love Letter To San Francisco (or Bae, I’m Breaking Up With You)

I saw a black kid try to steal a pizza in Wholefoods, and it broke my heart

Class is over. I’m hungry. I go to the clean, polite Wholefoods down the street from my College, and I choose what I want to eat. They have gorgeous smelling soup. And macaroni cheese, sweating on a hot plate. And tatter tots. And potatoes cooked with rosemary and olive oil. They have delicious bread. Cake,… Continue reading I saw a black kid try to steal a pizza in Wholefoods, and it broke my heart