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I knew I would love Sydney Sprague’s new album somebody in hell loves you before it came out, and I was right.
Do you ever feel that way about records? You just know it’s going to be good? You just know it’s going to be exactly what you need, at the time when you need it? That’s exactly how I felt in anticipation of this album, and when it was finally out in the world, I certainly wasn’t disappointed. … read more.
Today, on the fifth anniversary of the U.S. release of The Favourite, FF2 celebrates the incredible talent of actress Olivia Colman. The Favourite, a drama by director Yorgos Lanthimos, sees Olivia as the timid yet dramatic Queen Anne of England. Olivia’s acting intensity and comedic timing, both traits which have defined her career, gleam in the strange and wonderful queer epic.… read more.
Fifty years ago, hip hop was born amidst a raging summer in the Bronx (NY). This cultural phenomenon has sky-rocketed into a billion-dollar industry, changing the fabric of music, film, fashion, politics, and even sports. In commemoration of hip hop’s 50th birthday, Netflix released Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip Hop.… read more.
On this day in 2018, Narcissister Organ Player was released in theaters. A fascinating artistic documentary, this film is both created by and about the incredible Narcissister.
Narcissister is a Brooklyn-based performance artist whose work lies in the intersection between gender, sexuality, and race.… read more.
On this day in 2022, the Broadway musical Some Like it Hot played its first preview. The award-winning show is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, with a book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin, and music by Marc Shaiman with lyrics by Scott Whittman and Marc Shaiman. Today is a perfect day is celebrate its run on Broadway and the hilarious comedienne Amber Ruffin!… read more.
On this day in 2019, Charly Bliss’ Supermoon EP was released. A high-energy EP exploring the trials and tribulations of young adulthood, Supermoon perfectly exemplified the genius of Charly Bliss. At the heart of the band is lead singer Eva Hendricks.
Charly Bliss is a Brooklyn-based power pop band that marries the pop and grunge genres to create the perfect music for the angsty yet magical era of life known as adolescence.… read more.