Even when I am successful at my chosen work—music—is there anything about it that does good work for society? Does it change anyone’s perspective for the better?
Alarmed That’s right, I am the snooze-masterby Dani Alvarez
New York, NY, US | Dec 6, 2016
You and I can continue to snooze our loud and buzzing iPhones, skip a shower and eat half of a granola bar for breakfast—but it’s time to wake up and stop snoozing our feelings, our art and our common future.
Self-Employed Happy Hour: Eric Griegoby Self-Employed Happy Hour
Dec 5, 2016
Eric and Peri talk about moving past grief and blamestorming after the election, and how progressives can build upon the momentum that was generated by Bernie Sanders and others to fight back against the “machine” politics that dominate both major parties.
It’s Time to Start Playing with Toys Again Discovering the power of my tiny handsby Rusty Rutherford
Albuquerque, NM, USA | Dec 5, 2016
Too many grown-ups feel like growing up means ceasing to play. We get distracted with things like work, and bills, and trying to look cool so someone will want to marry us.
Although it’s a long list, it can be just a starting point for you. You can tailor this to whatever you find you need over time or depending on what exactly you are selling, be it clothing, jewelry or art.Read More
When we deny families and schools the resources needed for properly raising the new generation, we shouldn’t be surprised to find ourselves living among an uneducated populace screaming at each other from passing vehicles.Read More
As a mother of two young children, I have the responsibility to fight for their future and the planet we all live on. As an artist, I have the opportunity to give voice to the all the women and girls who’s rights are even more at stake now.Read More
What does it take to be a great comic? How can you move ahead in a profession/art form that has no straightforward career path? From what I’ve seen of the comics that scooch ahead of the crowd, it looks like they have stopped the following three things.Read More
The community of people who support the music I make rallied in force to contribute their voices to this video project—living their hearts out loud in the face of the helplessness, sadness, anger, and fear many of us experienced in the wake of our national election.Read More
We artists are typically the subversives, and in many ways we need to be that more than ever before, but we simultaneously need to confront an administration hellbent on subverting progress through the methodical perversion of language and optics.Read More
Then what? This is what it’s like after that election, when you don’t know if you can see straight, if you can find your feet, or get out of bed in the morning. It’s an awful lot like my divorce.Read More
The video uses the structure of the song—a long, tension filled intro that owes as much to Morricone and Leonard Cohen as it does to Metallica—that suddenly lunges headlong into a thrash-metal buzz-saw to create some very real suspense and a stunning payoff.Read More
Young bands don’t understand that promoters can only do so much when nobody knows who the band is, or that sometimes promoters and local bands just do a bad job.Read More
With this recent embrace that my work is in fact inspired from my personal experiences, it allows me to take the whole of my experiences as artist, mother, nature enthusiast and Buddhist and make them all one.Read More