Art

The Strumpet Diaries – Episode 2

November 16, 2018

Welcome to the second episode of The Strumpet Diaries, a smutty illustrated comic sure to fire up your loins and get your bratwursts throbbing, written by Tara Kenny and illustrated by Madison Griffiths. This time we follow Sensible Susan, a bored office worker who gets her after 5 jollies by imbibing on self help books … Read More

November Horoscopes: Jupiter Blessings and Retrograde Rotations

November 6, 2018

Welcome to November, and happy Solar Return to our Scorpio readers! The ever intense and energetically charged Scorpio season is upon us. The veil is thin, and the cosmos are busy as always. All around the globe flora and fauna are evolving with the cycles of nature; reminding us that death and rebirth is never … Read More

LA’s Discostan Blends Archiving with Music and Performance

October 31, 2018

In a bar in LA you might be able to hear ancient sounds, handed generation over generation down the mountainsides of Pakistan. Or, you might be treated to the strains of street music from Cairo cartwheeling across the tables. Or, you’ll see folks swaying to a rare record from a never-forgotten Lebanese songstress. This is … Read More

Spiritual Travel in a Modern World

October 24, 2018

Sayali Goyal is the editor of the travel zine Cocoa and Jasmine. In their recent Himalayan Issue, the team collected their observations after traveling through the Himalayas for a month. Below is a sample from the issue.  Saffron, or  “Kesariya” in Hindi, the golden orange color holds a special place in Hinduism and can be seen … Read More

Kohinoorgasm’s “Chalo” Is a Tender Show of Femme Power

October 18, 2018

Artist Kohinoorgasm‘s latest music video “Chalo” premiered yesterday on the Fader. Depicting a picnic respite by the ocean, the video by director Jing Niu is all about soft touches and sisterhood. “‘Chalo’ celebrates cultures of queer femme mutual support and queer femme abundance despite misogyny’s attempts to deplete us of our power and magic,” Kohinoorgasm … Read More

Find Your Drape with “The Sari Series”

October 15, 2018

The sari has become a constant among South Asian cultures. Now, many women learn the Nivi drape, when they reach adulthood. Learning the Nivi drape, for many, checks off the cultural sari box. But to Malika Verma Kashyap, Producer and Creative Director of “The Sari Series,” this wasn’t enough. “The Sari Series: An Anthology of … Read More

Art on the Internet: Seema Mattu

October 9, 2018

British artist, Seema Mattu’s Electric Toothbrush (2016) begins with a question: “Have you seen a C-grade Indian adult film before?” It flashes on the screen for only a moment before the video begins in full force, but it sets a tone for what is to come. The text is written in a calligraphic font, an … Read More

Rapper Horsepowar Hosts New Food Show Exploring Curries of the World

October 8, 2018

“From Japan to Jamaica to the Philippines, every culture has its own take on a dish I grew up eating with my Punjabi family,” rapper Jasleen Powar, a.k.a. Horsepowar, says over a montage of New York City scenes. “We’re here, we’re hungry, and we’re eating our way through the five boroughs.” The web series, which … Read More

October Horoscopes: Goddxss Retrograde Season

October 2, 2018

Hello and welcome to Libra season, lovelies! So far, 2018 has been an extraordinary year of retrogrades, trines, and eclipses. This month is no different, as Venus begins to retrograde across the skies around the 4th of October. While talk of the dismay and delay caused when Mercury is retrograde has become popularized even outside … Read More

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