Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Leather

Letter from Kenosha: A community under seige

A police shooting, a right-wing vigilante, military humvees, and a small town trying to heal

Screen Grabs: San Francisco’s real royal family, still glittering onward

'50 Years of Fabulous' comes a courtin'. Plus: a record of the 1972 National Black Political Convention, angsty Hungarians, more

Screen Grabs: Open your queer eye for Frameline

Global tales, intimate history, naughty fun: The LGBTQ+ film fest returns (online) to fierce up your fall.

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

In a time for Black voices, the terrific ‘High Fidelity’ gets canceled. Why?

Welp, I was wrong. HULU may actually be an acronym for stupid. As we move with GREAT hesitation these days—government mishandled pandemics and all—the need for Black Voices reminds me...

Party Radar: Change finally comes to dance music

Superstar DJ The Black Madonna has changed her name to The Blessed Madonna. Beloved disco-house DJ Joey Negro has dropped his stage name and is now simply Dave Lee....

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far—and I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

A Soccer Mommy top 10: counting down the bedroom indie phenom

Johnny Ray Huston offers a chronological—and with her latest release Color Theory, chromatic—guide to Nashville singer-songwriter Soccer Mommy's releases, from Bandcamp self-expression to the majors. 1. Songs for the Recently...

Screen Grabs: The lyin’ preacher, the witch-tree, and The Whistlers

Escapism may be one of the few commodities experiencing a boom during lockdown, but not all escapes are lighthearted—the new releases highlighted below offer primarily the escape of focusing...

Folsom Street Fair 2020 moves online due to COVID concerns

This September, Folsom Street Fair's jingle-jangle of nipple rings and crack-crack-crack of the whip will be floating out of your laptop speakers—rather than above the heads of half a...