The Skeleton Tree takes on the heartwrenching aftermath of grief and what happens to those left behind after an unexpected devastating event. Though it’s a departure from past albums from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, it’s a must-listen.
Sarah Jaffe’s Necessary Trouble is a sharp, insightful look at the state of activism in the US that goes beyond expected territory and into the heart of diverse communities.
In her 18th book, writer and Distinguished Professor of English at CUNY Staten Island Sarah Schulman takes on the weighty topic of interpersonal conflict, abusive behavior, the “overstatement of harm,” and how the continued mistaking of conflict for abuse leads to unnecessary escalation of various problems—often leading to cruel acts of isolation, shunning, scapegoating, and …
The title might sound intimidatingly dry, but this is a pivotal, challenging, thoughtful book about disability and society.
The third season to BoJack Horseman proves that this bizarre, beautiful, sharp, funny show can go the distance.
A new proposal to tax opioids to fund addiction treatment would harm chronic pain patients and do nothing to stop addiction.
Anna Hamilton reviews Andi Zeisler’s snappy, comprehensive look at the rise of corporate feminism, and the commodification of a social justice movement.
If you weren’t a Maria Bamford fan already, you will be after watching Lady Dynamite, her hilarious new comedy.
Media coverage of Prince’s death lingers over the fact that he was taking opioid medications, but there’s no surprise there. They were being used to manage his chronic pain, and using his as a figurehead for the “opioid epidemic” hurts addicts and patients alike.
HOPELESSNESS is feminist pop for the apocalypse, a sharp, thoughtful commentary on culture, protest, and society.