Ep 2.8 In the Mush

Cece and Anthony are joined this month by novelist, Jung Yun. The trio discuss living in Baltimore (1:15), Jung’s novel, Shelter, and the process of writing a novel (2:30), the benefits of writing “later in life” (8:30), and respectability politics (16:30). In the Pop! section, Anthony and Cece talk The Royals (22:30), Jonathan Van Ness’ interview in the New York Times (26:45), the HBO show Barry (31:30), and National Book Award Longlists (34:15). In the Bang! section, Jung joins the hosts to come clean on books they’ve pretend to read in the past (40:00).

Links

Shelter
https://www.jungyun.info/shelter

Lauren Groff
http://laurengroff.com/about/

Smithsonian interview
http://smithsonianapa.org/bookdragon/author-interview-jung-yun-in-bloom/

Rumpus interview
https://therumpus.net/2016/03/shelter-by-jun-yung/

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry donate to a pool in Mozambique
https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/a29165360/meghan-markle-prince-harry-archie-donatation-mozambique-swimming-pool/

Meghan Markle and the Queen are friends
https://www.wmagazine.com/story/queen-elizabeth-meghan-markle-friendship

The Crown Season 3
https://www.radiotimes.com/news/on-demand/2019-10-01/the-crown-season-3-netflix-release-date-cast-characters-plot-news-trailer-olivia-colman/

Jonathan Van Ness
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/21/style/jonathan-van-ness-hiv-memoir.html

JVN's new book "Over the Top"
https://www.forbes.com/sites/francesbridges/2019/09/28/5-life-lessons-from-jonathan-van-nesss-new-book-over-the-top/#715579b9382d

Barry Renewed for Season 3
https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/barry-renewed-season-3-hbo-1203186188/

Ellen Degeneres new stand up
https://www.washingtonpost.com/arts-entertainment/2018/12/28/ellen-degeneres-returns-stand-up-her-audience-wont-stop-screaming-about-it/

National book Awards Non Fiction Award Longlist
https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-2019-national-book-awards-longlist-nonfiction

National Book Awards Fiction LongList
https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-2019-national-book-awards-longlist-fiction

National Book Awards Poetry LongList
https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-2019-national-book-awards-longlist-poetry

Old Man in The Sea
https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2016/aug/24/books-to-give-you-hope-the-old-man-and-the-sea-by-ernest-hemingway

Their Eyes Were Watching God
https://www.harpercollins.com/9780060838676/their-eyes-were-watching-god

Infinite Jest
https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2016/feb/15/infinite-jest-at-20-still-a-challenge-still-brilliant-emma-lee-moss

Doomstead Days
https://nightboat.org/book/doomstead-days/

Ep. 2.7 The Gayest Thing I Could Tell You

Live from the OutWrite 2019 Festival, Cece and Anthony are joined this month by Kristen Arnett. For the Lit! section, Kristen reads from her New York Times Bestselling novel, Mostly Dead Things (2:00). In the Pop! section, Anthony and Cece ask Kristen about Twitter and her "harrowing escape from an apocalypse hotel in Madison, Wisconsin" (26:00) and her thoughts on Queer Eye (32:45). In the Bang! section, the tables are turned on the standard Q&A session as Kristen asks the audience questions (36:00).

Links

Kristen Arnett
http://kristenarnett.virb.com/

OutWrite 2019
http://thedccenter.org/outwrite/

Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett
https://tinhouse.com/product/mostly-dead-things/

Kristen escapes apocalyptic Madison on Twitter
https://twitter.com/Kristen_Arnett/status/1152254906545389570

Number Neighbor
https://www.businessinsider.com/number-neighbors-texting-trend-why-its-going-viral-2019-8

Queer Eye new season
https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/queer-eye-renewed-season-4-5-netflix-premiere-date-1203245997/

Giant DC Wawa
https://www.businessinsider.com/wawa-biggest-location-washington-dc-photos-2017-12

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annihilation_(VanderMeer_novel)

Lot by Bryan Washington
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/563343/lot-by-bryan-washington/9780525533672/

The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah
https://kristinhannah.com/books/the-great-alone/

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
https://historicalnovelsociety.org/reviews/lillian-boxfish-takes-a-walk/

Battleborn by Clarie Vaye Watkins
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13163921-battleborn

Ep. 2.6 A Drink for Every Season

Cece and Anthony are joined this month by Tyler Mendelsohn , author of the new memoir Laurel (Ink Press Productions, 2019). The group discuss Tyler’s band, Cool Judy (2:30), themes in the new book (7:30), writing about family (12:30), how to name a book that is, in part, about names (16:30), and referencing other texts within a memoir (21:15). In the Pop! section, the group discuss the FX show Pose (30:15), Janet Mock (34:15), Joy Harjo (35:30), and what a potential remake of the movie, The Craft, could look like (38:15). Finally, in the Bang! section, the trio dish on their favorite summer drinks (40:30).

Links

Tyler’s Book
https://www.inkpressproductions.com/product-page/laurel-by-tyler-mendelsohn

Ink Press Productions
https://www.inkpressproductions.com

MFA in Creative Writing & Publishing Arts, University of Baltimore
http://www.ubalt.edu/cas/graduate-programs-and-certificates/degree-programs/creative-writing-publishing-arts/

The Story of My Name Project
https://freestate-justice.org/the-story-of-my-name-project/

Pose
https://www.fxnetworks.com/shows/pose

Billy Porter gown
https://www.vogue.com/article/billy-porter-oscars-red-carpet-gown-christian-siriano

Billy Porter being carried
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owkcJmT__Ao  

Janet Mock on Netflix
https://variety.com/2019/tv/features/janet-mock-netflix-deal-pose-1203246917/

Joy Harjo
https://variety.com/2019/tv/features/janet-mock-netflix-deal-pose-1203246917/ 
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/19/books/joy-harjo-poet-laureate.html
https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-19-066/librarian-of-congress-names-joy-harjo-the-nations-23rd-poet-laureate/2019-06-19/

Original The Craft film
https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0115963/fullcredits/cast

The Craft reboot
https://movieweb.com/the-craft-remake-movie-cast-cailee-spaeny/

The Craft casing call
https://www.pride.com/movies/2019/6/08/craft-reboot-looking-transgender-latina-lead 

Coconuts
https://castleinthesand.com/ocean-city-md-hotels-dining/ocean-city-md-coconuts/

Non alcoholic red wine and others

https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/g19599968/best-non-alcoholic-wines/

Pose renewed for season 3
https://people.com/tv/pose-renewed-for-season-three-by-fx/

Generational breakdowns
https://communityrising.kasasa.com/gen-x-gen-y-gen-z/

Tyler’s book launch
https://m.facebook.com/events/2493970350653152

Ep. 2.5 No One Taught Me How to be a Person

This month, Cece and Anthony are in Philadelphia to talk with Jaime Fountaine. The group discuss the subgenres of punk and Glenn Danzig (2:00), Jaime's forthcoming novella (Manhunt) and writing about girlhood (7:30), her sincere advise column on Barrelhouse (17:45), and what she's learned running rea ding series (20:30). In the Pop! section, Cece and Anthony breakdown Beyonce gossip (31:00), the Meghan Markle's not meeting with Trump (35:15), the HBO miniseries, Chernobyl (38:00), and John Waters' new book (41:45). In the Bang! section, Jaime rejoins the group to talk summertime plans (46:00) and jams (52:00).

Links:

Horror Punk
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horror_punk

Richard Hell and the Voidoids
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Hell_and_the_Voidoids

Glenn Danzig
https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/general_music_news/glenn_danzig_calls_misfits_comeback_without_him_an_abomination_it_was_really_sad.html

Lester Bangs’ Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung
https://www.amazon.com/Psychotic-Reactions-Carburetor-Dung-Literature/dp/0679720456

Hanif Abdurraqib’s They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us
https://www.amazon.com/They-Cant-Kill-Us-Until/dp/1937512657

Jaime Fountaine’s Manhunt, part of the Novella Series by Mason Jar Press
http://www.masonjarpress.xyz/chapbooks-1/mason-jar-press-novella-series

Tattooed Mom
https://www.tattooedmomphilly.com/

Novella Tour Kickoff
https://www.tattooedmomphilly.com/event/mason-jar-press-novella-tour-kick-off/

Tire Fire Presents
https://www.facebook.com/tirefire.readings/

Carmen Maria Machado’s Her Body and Other Parties
https://www.amazon.com/Her-Body-Other-Parties-Stories/dp/155597788X

Tommy Pico
http://tommy-pico.com/about-1

Beyoncé and Nichole Curran
https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/06/entertainment/beyonce-jay-z-nicole-curran-trnd/index.html

Meghan Markle Misses Trump Visit
https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1135710/meghan-markle-absent-trump-visit-why-not-meeting-trump-buckingham-palace-banquet

Chernobyl
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/07/chernobyl-hbo-russian-tv-remake

John Waters’ Mr. Know It All
https://www.amazon.com/Mr-Know-All-Tarnished-Wisdom/dp/0374214964

“Constructive Summer,” The Hold Steady
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s-yP_DxBWI

“Summertime,” Will Smith
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kr0tTbTbmVA

Lizzo’s Cuz I Love You
https://www.thefader.com/2019/04/19/lizzos-cuz-i-love-you-is-here

Mariah Carey’s “Always Be My Baby”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfRNRymrv9k

Mariah Carey’s The Emancipation of Mimi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emancipation_of_Mimi

Ep. 2.4 Dispatches from AWP

Recored at AWP, this month Cece and Anthony are joined by poet Chen Chen. The trio discuss Chen Chen's chapbooks (3:30), Twitter presence (7:15), views on spirituality in poetry (12:15), working with a speaking agency (16:300, and chapbooks again (22:30). In the Pop! section, Anthony and Cece talk about the new season of Queer Eye and their evolving rankings of the Fab 5 (25:30) as well Mel B's revelations about her and Ginger Spice's relationship (30:15). In the Bang! section, we head to the floor to find out folks' most memorable moment from AWP 2019 (33:15).

Links

Pen 15 
https://www.npr.org/2019/02/11/691694798/looking-at-middle-school-through-grown-up-glasses-in-pen15

Chen Chen's Twitter handle
@chenchenwrites

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities at Bloodaxe Books
https://www.bloodaxebooks.com/ecs/product/when-i-grow-up-i-want-to-be-a-list-of-further-possibilities-1211

Philip Pullman's Golden Compass 
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/136447/the-golden-compass-his-dark-materials-by-philip-pullman/9780375823459/

Sundress Publications (who published Chen’s craft chap)
http://www.sundresspublications.com/

Book: When I Grow Up I Want to be a List of Further Possibilities 
https://www.boaeditions.org/products/when-i-grow-up-i-want-to-be-a-list-of-further-possibilities

Knott Poetry Prize
http://www.bu.edu/clarion/knott-poetry-prize/

Blue Flower Arts: A Literary Speakers Agency
https://blueflowerarts.com/

Bloodaxe Books
https://www.bloodaxebooks.com/

Chen Chen’s Chapbooks
https://www.chenchenwrites.com/chapbooks

Queer Eye Season 3
https://www.vulture.com/2019/03/queer-eye-season-3-netflix-review.html

BRULEY, the Queer Eye Dog
https://www.bustle.com/p/queer-eye-dog-bruley-is-the-breakout-star-of-season-3-hes-about-to-become-your-instagram-obsession-16964641

Powell’s Book Store
https://www.powells.com/

Mel B interview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0knNNRTHqyk

Ep. 2.3 Hero of the Back Row

Cece and Anthony are joined this month by writer Tyrese Coleman to discuss how being a lawyer affects her writing (3:00), bending genres (11:30), working with a small press, and her PEN America nomination (20:00). In the Pop! section, the trio talk Beyonce and veganism (26:45), male cheerleaders at the Super Bowl (38:00), democratic primary candidates (43:30), and super hero movie previews (49:00). Finally, in the Bang! section, the group give helpful tips for those going to AWP (56:00).

Links

How to Sit
http://www.masonjarpress.xyz/tyrese-coleman/

2019 PEN American Literary Award Finalists
https://pen.org/2019finalists/

Superbowl Cheerleaders 
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/28/us/super-bowl-male-cheerleaders-nfl-trnd/index.html

NFL Cheerleader Salary
http://money.com/money/5127457/nfl-cheerleaders-career-pay-salary/

Beyoncé and Jay say “go vegan”
https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/go-vegan-get-beyonce-and-jay-z-tickets-for-life-deal-1832267220

The Greenprint Project
https://www.thegreenprintproject.com/

Who is running in 2020?
https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/who-is-running-for-president-in-2020-so-far/507-3d0408c4-75a9-4921-ac61-92c720519701

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYYtuKyMtY8

AWP Conference
https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/

Land of Kush
http://landofkush.com

Baltimore horse-drawn produce carts
https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/dan-rodricks-blog/bs-md-rodricks-0411-story.html

Ep. 2.2 Birthday of Love

In this fully-loaded episode, Anthony and Cece are joined by Teri Ellen Cross Davis, Hayes Davis, Nate Brown, and Thea Brown—two literary couples. The group discuss current projects (11:30), humor in poetry (43:00), and what it's like to be in a literary couple (0:48:15). In the Pop! section, the group do some quick pop culture roundups (00:59:15), then discuss in depth about Kamala Harris (1:04:00), and end the section with a discussion of Derry Girls (1:15:15). The group then spend the Bang! section reliving their worst dates (1:24:45).

Links

Teri and Hayes’ website
https://www.poetsandparents.com/

Nate’s Twitter
https://twitter.com/NateBrownBrown

Thea Brown’s Think of the Danger
https://www.amazon.com/Think-Danger-Thea-Brown/dp/0990308251

Thea Brown’s Famous Times
http://www.slopeeditions.org/current-titles/famous-times-by-thea-brown

Dap
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giving_dap
Versus dabbing (and the other dabbing)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxVyB4i-3_4

Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4633694/

Kamala Harris floats Baltimore as campaign HQ
https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-harris-campaign-baltimore-20190121-story.html

Derry Girls
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7120662/

The Museum of Free Derry
https://www.museumoffreederry.org/content/civil-rights

Korea Anti-Valentines Day
http://www.kargeontheroad.com/food/food-lonely-korean-black-noodles-anti-valentines-day/

Galentine’s Day
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galentine%27s_Day

Visalia, California
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visalia,_California

Olive Juice
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1vgw--8kJQ

Not Without Our Laughter 
http://www.masonjarpress.xyz/chapbooks-1/not-without-our-laughter-by-black-ladies-brunch-collective

King's Dream Speech and "its governor having his lips dripping with the words of  interposition.."
https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2007/apr/28/greatspeeches

James Earl Jones stutterer
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/stutterer-star-james-earl-jones-found-voice

The Break beats Vol 2: Black Girl Magic 
https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/1109-the-breakbeat-poets-vol-2

Generation Kill Book
https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-399-15193-4

Inside Out and Anger character
http://pixartimes.com/2014/11/21/meet-the-5-major-characters-from-inside-out/

Spoon River Anthology
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/edgar-lee-masters

Ep. 2.1 New Year, New Season

In the first episode of the new year, Cece and Anthony (and Producer Ian) take a look back at the first season and share some updates on past guests. They also share what the past year held in their own writing lives (12:45). For the Pop! section (23:00), the return of the Baltimore Beat, Cardi B and Offset (25:30), and the new Baltimore video rental business, Beyond Video (30:00). In the Bang! section, the trio discuss New Year’s resolutions (37:00).

Links:

Tyrese Coleman's PEN Nomination
https://pen.org/2019longlists/

Anthony's two panels at AWP
https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/event_detail/15007
https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/event_detail/14373

CeCe's panel at AWP
https://www.awpwriter.org/awp_conference/event_detail/16201

Erin Dorney's I Am Not Famous anymore
http://www.masonjarpress.xyz/chapbooks-1/i-am-not-famous-anymore

Tyrese Coleman's How to Sit
http://www.masonjarpress.xyz/chapbooks-1/how-to-sit

Baltimore Beat returns
https://medium.com/@BINJ.Baltimore/baltimore-beat-returns-in-2019-with-binj-support-804ea9811a11

Beyond Video Store Opens
https://baltimorefishbowl.com/stories/nonprofit-video-store-beyond-video-to-open-friday/

Offset Crashes Cardi B's Performance
https://www.vulture.com/2018/12/offset-crashes-cardi-bs-show-w-roses-begs-for-forgiveness.html

Kinda Literary Famous

TW/CW: assault, abuse

Writer, performer, and activist, Tyler Vile, joins Anthony and Cece in this month’s episode. The three discuss Tyler’s new projects (4:00), Never Coming Home and writing about childhood (8:45), disabled characters (15:00), and gender (23:00). In the Pop! section, the group talk Spice Girls reunion (30:00), Michele Obama’s book tour (37:00), and the passing of Stan Lee (39:45). In the Bang! section, Tyler and our hosts discuss their favorite—or least favorite—songs for the holidays (45:00).

Links

Tyler’s Website
https://tylervile.wordpress.com/

Never Coming Home
https://www.amazon.com/Never-Coming-Home-Tyler-Vile/dp/1627290141

Hasidic Witch Murder
http://philome.la/TylerVile/hasidic-witch-murderer/play

Shprintze and the Golem
https://www.etsy.com/listing/637222482/shprintze-and-the-golem?fbclid=IwAR24dfUFAbHO6L5ZMKYrTOrTuof1q-nRaspsoDc9q3LagCtS_CsnpiMNiWM

Tyler's collaboration with Avi Roberts:
https://aviroberts.itch.io/golem

Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=jdH2Sy-BlNE

Spice Girls
https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-spice-girls-dont-wannabe-your-girl-power-icons-its-people-power-now

Michelle Obama
http://www.fox5dc.com/news/local-news/michelle-obama-gifts-150-baltimore-students-tickets-to-dc-book-tour-event

Stan Lee Dead
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/12/obituaries/stan-lee-dead.html

“All I Want for Christmas is You”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXQViqx6GMY

Weird .wav midi remix of “All I Want for Christmas is You”
http://red3blog.tumblr.com/post/135098280942/formeldeharv-i-put-all-i-want-for-christmas-is

“Hanukkah Dance”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db-4ih0_0No

“Last Christmas”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8gmARGvPlI

Ep. 1.11 Breaking the 4th Wall

In this month's episode, Anthony and Cece are joined by essayist and poet, Lia Pupura. The three discuss community (1:30), Lia's new collection of essays, "All the Fierce Tethers" (6:00), how essays evolve after publication (18:30), truth in creative nonfiction (22:45), and how poetry and essays feed each other (26:30). In the Pop! section, Cece, Anthony, and Lia talk the Royals (30:45) and when reality meets professional wrestling (42:45). Finally, in the Bang! section, the group share their favorite (and least favorite) book-to-move adaptations (52:45).

Links:

Value Village Clothes shop
https://www.valuevillage.com

Lia's upcoming book "All the Fierce Tethers"
http://www.sarabandebooks.org/titles-20192039/all-the-fierce-tethers-lia-purpura

Ecotone definition
https://www.britannica.com/science/ecotone

Sacred 7 Erricka Bridgeford 
https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-city/95256322-132.html

Meghan Markle Prince Harry tour
https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/tradition/a21273366/meghan-markle-prince-harry-first-royal-tour-2018/

Roman Reins Steps away from WWE
https://www.today.com/health/wwe-star-roman-reigns-reveals-his-leukemia-has-returned-t140439

Umberto Eco, Six Walks in the Fictional Woods
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10530.Six_Walks_in_the_Fictional_Woods


The Price of Salt-Novel
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/11/30/forbidden-love

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/58098.for_colored_girls_who_have_considered_suicide_when_the_rainbow_is_enuf

Blue is the Warmest Color
http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/blue-is-the-warmest-color

Night on Earth
https://www.criterion.com/films/227-night-on-earth

Ep. 1.10 Live from Baltimore Bookfest!

Recorded live at Baltimore Bookfest, this episode features a free-ranging conversation with Youth Poet Laurette, Lovie, and poet/professor Ailish Hopper. Our hosts talk identity in form with Lovie (5:00), performance with Ailish (8:45), and divides in poetry communities with both guests. (12:10). In the Pop! section, the Emmy's get discussed (19:30), Childish Gambino's new music video (24:20), and the new season of SNL (29:30). Finally, in the Bang! section, the panel talk about what they would change in Baltimore at a snap of a finger if they could (32:00) and a question from the audience (37:00).

Links

FORCE Healing Hike fundraiser

https://upsettingrapeculture.wedid.it/campaigns/4706/

Fiona Apple's Acceptance Speech at the 1997 Video Music Awards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42gNkySFycA

Childish Gambino - Feels Like Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1B9Fk_SgI0

Sinead O'Connor ripping Pope picture – “Fight the real enemy”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dKdBlKgquw

Ego Nwodim – Baltimore Native a player on Saturday Night Live
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4945455/

Interstate 83
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstate_83

Baltimore Red Line
http://www.red-line-now.com/index.html

Lester Spence

http://www.lesterspence.com/

Jaan Kapelinski
http://www.estlit.ee/elis/?cmd=writer&id=46378&txt=4572

The Ultimate Volta

 This month's episode features Anthony and Cece talking with poet, Kyle Dargan, about his new collection, Anagnorisis (Northwestern University, 2018). Kyle talks his hopes for the new book (7:000), the meaning of Anagnorisis (12:45), and ending collections (27:30). In the Pop! section, the group talks Iron Heart and comic literature crossover (32:15), Madonna, Aretha Franklin (36:15) and Star Wars' Kelly Marie Tran's essay in the New York Times (40:00). Finally, in the Bang! section, our hosts and Kyle discuss their favorite movie endings (45:30).

Links:
Anagnorisis - http://www.nupress.northwestern.edu/content/anagnorisis

Ross Gay's "Within Two Weeks the African American Poet Ross Gay is Mistaken for Both the African American Poet Terrance Hayes and the African American Poet Kyle Dargan, Not One of Whom Looks Anything Like the Others": https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/92015/within-two-weeks-the-african-american-poet-ross-gay-is-mistaken-for-both-the-african-american-poet-terrance-hayes-and-the-african-american-poet-kyle-dargan-not-one-of-whom-looks-anything-like-the-others

Eve Ewing to Write Ironheart: 
https://www.marvel.com/articles/comics/writer-eve-ewing-is-bringing-ironheart-into-the-spotlight

Like a Prayer Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79fzeNUqQbQ

Madonna "Tribute:" 
https://www.vox.com/2018/8/21/17762952/2018-vmas-madonna-aretha-franklin-tribute

Kelly Marie Tran: I Won’t Be Marginalized by Online Harassment:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/movies/kelly-marie-tran.html

Crazy Rich Asians:
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/crazy-rich-asians-dazzles-box-office-34-million-five-day-n901996

Melancholia:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1527186/

Carlito’s Way (Starring Penelope Ann Miller, not Michelle Pfeiffer):
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106519/

The Usual Suspects:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114814/

Escape from Planet of the Apes:
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067065/

Yona Harvey, the first black female writer for Marvel
http://www.writing.pitt.edu/people/faculty/yona-harvey

Kyle Dargan's poem "In 2016, the African-American Poet Kyle Dragan is Asked to Consider Writing More Like the African American Poet Ross Gay" 
https://tinhouse.com/product/summer-reading-16/

Kevin Young
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/kevin-young

EyeWear Publishing Scandal
https://www.thebookseller.com/news/eyewear-contracts-interfeare-poets-civil-rights-838861

Death of a Salesman play
https://www.pelister.org/literature/ArthurMiller/Miller_Salesman.pdf

Fatimah Asghar's book If They Come for Us
https://www.fatimahasghar.com/if-they-come-for-us/