Blog and podcast updates have been slow lately due to my law studies. That said, we remain! Deets and Geets will be updated with Episode 7 soon and look out for more writings here in October! For now, check out two fresh haiku reviews from LRK! PADMAN Wife is not having His Padmansplaining until … Continue reading September 2018 Haiku Reviews
Below are a handful of haiku reviews of films LRK and I have seen at the theater earlier this year: PADMAAVAT the queen says, "let's burn!"; Khilji cheats and wins the fight; Rajput honor fail BLACK PANTHER Black utopia; say Wakanda forever; it is challenge day! DEADPOOL 2 better than the first; more heart … Continue reading DEETS & GEETS: 2018 Q1-Q2 Haiku Reviews
Afros in Space: Lando Calrissian
The following article was written in July 2018 and published in the Fall 2018 edition of News from Native California On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hundreds of people gathered in support of the West Berkeley Shellmound and Historic Ohlone Village Site, which is in danger of being developed. A nearly 15-foot effigy of Dr. … Continue reading West Berkeley Shellmound Development Update
Deets and Geets is a new pop culture podcast I produce and co-host with LRK. The first episode covers our deep thoughts about fate of heroes against the mighty Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, the possible Ms. Marvel entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and our love of country music, specifically that of Kacey Musgraves. Episode two … Continue reading Deets and Geets: WE GOTTA PODCAST!
The bare bones story of the Modoc War, also known as the Lava Beds War, is one of institutionalized genocide and land theft in the name of Manifest Destiny. The fleshed-out version reveals the complexities of human nature while demonstrating what little has changed regarding relations between Indigenous peoples and the U.S. Government. Robert McNally’s … Continue reading Review: The Modoc War
Told in segments, akin to short films unto themselves, Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World hops regionally across the United States to examine Native American influence on American popular music, most notably rock music. Executive producer Stevie Salas (Apache) said during a 2017 Electric Playground interview that Rumble was conceived while he was playing … Continue reading Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World