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Interview With Lex The Lexicon Artist’s ALTER EGO

I got to chat with Lex The Lexicon Artist about her new album Alter Ego, branching into influential anime, the state of being a Chinese-American artist during the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, and also deez nuts. Dom: Hi there. Please introduce yourself, for those who may be unfamiliar or would confuse you with the Superman antagonist! Lex:…

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AOC vs. Our Racist President, with Super-Nerdy Annotations

From a transcript of the joint press event with Congresswomen Omar, Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley, and Tlaib, July 15, 2019: REP. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ (D-NY): Good afternoon. I will try to keep this as brief as I can. But who knows, when I get on a roll, right? When I was a little girl, my father took me…

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INFINITY WAR + PURPLE RAIN Mashup In 27 Minutes. R.I.P. Prince.

“I don’t own anything.” But I have spend a lotta money on Marvel comics and bought a lotta Prince ticket and albums. So I feel okay about making this mashup. Prince Rogers Nelson passed away three years ago today, April 21.AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR premiered in April 2018.AVENGERS: ENDGAME debuts this Thursday, April 25, 2019.Sometimes it…

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Here’s The CAPTAIN MARVEL Cast’s Karaoke Go-To Playlist, In Case You Were Wondering

According to today’s live Q & A event hosted by Marvel Studios at a re-created Tower Records in West Hollywood, which also featured live sets by Bush and L7. LASHANA LYNCH / MARIA RAMBEAU likes to go to MJ’s “P.Y.T.” Great song, great karaoke song. CLARK GREGG / AGENT PHIL COULSON‘s choice? SWV’s “Right Here.” (Nick’s…

recipe for an intimate party / another pandemicon poem

Recipe For An Intimate Party (part icicle part hair one part liquor part of growing up) (part animal part of speech part of a crew becoming a part of pouring out) Prepare. It’s not a race it’s not about you it’s about flesh’s dip and eclipse of limbs and sweet slices of clamorous apples and…

another poem for the pandemicon

Red Shift The light never turns green. A deer jumps into the middle of the road. The road divides ahead, the streetsigns are handwritten and houses stand far from the sidewalk. The radio coughs static. The heat works. There’s always the chance we’re very, very lost. That cop signals and suggests we might call it…

BIRDS OF PREY Is An Asian American Aesthetic Superhero Movie I’ve Always Wanted

Holy batshit, batpeople, BIRDS OF PREY is powerful. It is an action-comedy escapade about a squad of DC Comics’ most beloved women characters, including Harley Quinn, Huntress, Black Canary, Renee Montoya, and Cassandra Cain. The film also does a thing which may befittingly fly under the radar: it displays a distinctly Asian American artistic aesthetic…