Further Reading – 1/23/17
Video of the Week: Young Thug’s “Wyclef Jean” is one of the better videos I’ve seen in a while.
Local poet and activist Mark Baumer passed away over the weekend in Florida. He was walking cross-country barefoot to raise awareness of climate change. He was also collecting donations for The FANG Collective, and in the last 24 hours donations to the group have nearly doubled.
Poet/climate anxiety counselor Kate Schapira has begun writing brief alternate histories. The first is in memory of Esmin Green, the Brooklyn woman who died after sitting for 24 hours in a hospital waiting room.
The Rhode Island Historical Society has announced a year-long series of programs dedicated to food in Rhode Island, including the history of the johnny cake, the story of Rhode Island’s first bodega, and a Gracie’s recreation of historical recipes from the RIHS collections.
This, right after the news that Johnson and Wales is permanently shuttering its Culinary Museum.
There’s a week and a half left to pledge to local queer indie horror film Death Drop Gorgeous.
From Hyperallergic: “His Presidency can only be compared with a work of fiction — in particular, with the 1960s live action TV series Batman.”