Jason Chu and Alan Z give us beautifully abrasive protest music from the AAPI spectrum.Read more
Let’s Talk Some Stats: Racism, Gun Violence, Same-Race Crime, and More
Let’s talk some stats. Be forewarned that this piece will deal with some heavy themes. A meme recently suggested that “154 mass shootings this year [as of July 2018]…not one [was] committed by a black man or an illegal alien…[or] by a woman, either.” You’ve probably heard this one discussed on Snopes and other sites. Before […]Read more
New SOTBMusic: Some Thoughts on @DonaldGlover’s "This Is America"
I’m probably plenty late to the party, but the party isn’t over yet. Thank God, because Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” is beautiful. This Is America” takes the “modern day minstrel show” concept we see discussed in so much “real music” several steps further with its accompanying video. It takes Lauryn Hill’s “I add a […]Read more
New SOTBMusic: @Eminem Drops Polarizing Single "Untouchable"
I haven’t been a big fan of Eminem’s drops from the upcoming Revival. “Walk on Water” was weak, even with the Beyonce assist (in fact, Beyonce was pretty much the best part of the song). The track listing seems weak and on some Recovery shit in its pop-catering sensibilities. With that said, I thought that the […]Read more
PA Vol. 59: Was Dr. Seuss a Racist?
The Profound Assholes are back. This time, we’re talking Dr. Seuss. And, oh look! There’s a Shiny Gingawd in our presence. Check out our thoughts on Dr. Seuss, given the “racist propaganda” librarian, below. Speed: Apparently, if you let some people tell it, Dr. Seuss was a not-so undercover racist and liking his shit is […]Read more
PA Vol. 58: Black in America, The NFL, Kaep, and Everything in Between
It all started with a question. What transpired was a discussion on a bevy of topics. This is the 58th edition of PA with Drizzle Sez and Speed on the Beat.Drizzle: What’s the easiest way to have a White person live the Black experience in two minutes? Speed: There is no easy way, for real. […]Read more