Category: Culture

How ‘S-Town’ Fails Black Listeners

What was so startling about listening to S-Town was how familiar it was to me. After leaving Ethiopia and eventually Kenya, I came to the States and settled in a small farm town in Colorado,…

Last ‘Cocaine Cowboy’ Arrested in Orlando

Gustavo Falcon, the last of the so-called “Cocaine Cowboys” and brother of notorious drug trafficker Augusto “Willie” Falcon, was arrested Wednesday after avoiding police for 26 years, CNN reports. Authorities captured Falcon in Orlando after…

Inside ‘S-Town’s Tattoo Therapy: BDSM or Self-Harm?

Warning: This story contains spoilers about the podcast S-Town. In the final episode of S-Town – the podcast that started as a murder mystery and ended up an in-depth exploration into the psyche of an antique…

Death of Freddie Gray: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

On April 12th, 2015, a 25-year-old black man from the west side of Baltimore named Freddie Gray was arrested for possession of a “switchblade,” put inside a Baltimore Police Department (BPD) transport van, and then,…

The Fake News Story No One’s Talking About

Donald Trump is right, yet nobody is talking about it. Not even Donald Trump. And that is baffling. For all the Salem-esque hunting of media witches by the president and his angry mob, there is…