SUPER STAR AGNI AND LRK

Welcome to the new Deets and Geets blog, a place for our written commentary of the pop culture happenings and geets that pique our interests.

We are continually updating this space, but there is much to explore. Check out our recent book reviews and newsletters below, and be sure to follow us on the socials @deetsandgeets.

Podcast episodes can be found at DeetsandGeets[dot]com.

Peace and blessings,

Super Star Agni and LRK

Deets and Geets Newsletter for Late-April / Early-May 2021

Welcome to the Deets and Geets Newsletter He Said, She Said for the late April / early May 2021, broken down by streaming service. Included are all the pop culture happenings and geets that piqued our interests. In Deets: Mortal Kombat, Ajeeb Daastaans, The Haunting of Bly Manor, and The Haunting of Hill House, and … Continue reading

Fighting Invisible Enemies Book Review by Super Star Agni

The following book review originally appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of News from Native California. In Fighting Invisible Enemies: Health and Medical Transitions Among Southern California Indians, professor and historian Clifford E. Trafzer (Wyandot) examines the gradual inclusion of Western medical practices with traditional Native medicine to combat the spread of settler-borne diseases among Indigenous communities of the Mission Indian Agency of Southern California during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.  While writings … Continue reading

Deets and Geets Newsletter Mid-April 2021

Welcome to the Deets and Geets Newsletter: He Said, She Said for Mid-April 2021. Check out our quicktakes below on the pop culture happenings that piqued our interests so far this month, broken down by streaming service. DISNEY+ Soul: He said: I was hesitant to watch this movie given American animation’s history of racist imagery … Continue reading

Deets and Geets Newsletter March 2021

Welcome to the Deets and Geets Newsletter: He Said, She Said for March 2021. Check out our quicktakes below on the pop culture happenings that piqued our interests so far this month, all broken down by streaming service. APPLE TV+ The Servant He said: Intriguing first and second seasons with some creepy scenes peppered throughout. … Continue reading

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States: Book Review by Super Star Agni

THE INDIGENOUS EXPERIENCE has long been absent from colonial histories, which either dismiss or rationalize the existence of and fallout from European imperialism. With An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States, activist and historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz examines the American settler-colonial framework and gives insight into the modern reality of Indigenous peoples’ experience. The daughter … Continue reading

“One Word: Sawalmem” Documentary Review by Super Star Agni

Released in March 2020, the short documentary One Word: Sawalmem is a reminder to live in reciprocity with the natural world.   Since its release, Co-directors Michael “Pom” Preston (Winnemem Wintu) and Venuzuelan filmmaker Natasha Deganello Giraudie have held online screenings and conversations about the film and humanity’s role in climate change. Preston said in a statement he met Giraudie at a conference … Continue reading

TOVAANGAR TODAY Festival and Panel Discussion

I wrote a review of the Tovaangar Today Festival and Panel Discussion for the News from Native California blog. A two-minute read! Check it out here. News from Native California also comes in magazine form. Buy an issue or subscription for yourself or as a gift for someone else! More information can be found here: … Continue reading