First and foremost, I want to thank everyone for the birthday wishes. We had a really great month on the podcast in April. I want to thank all of our guests that came on for a handful of special shows. (Remember, you can listen to us here, as well as on iTunes and Stitcher.) April was … More Letter From the Editor – May 2017
GET OUT, White Feminists! Now, if you’ve taken a peak at my avatar, I can only imagine what you’re thinking, “But… she is white.” You bet your ass I am. Descended from the UK and Ireland, I am an always-carrying-sunscreen, never-used-a-seasoning-or-spice, should-not-dance-in-public kind of white. Which makes me woefully unqualified to take an in-depth look at … More Get Out, White Feminists!
We have reached the one year anniversary of The Basement on a Hill podcast. I sit here reflecting on the past year and all the amazing people I’ve gotten to know, and I wonder what I would be doing if not this. In all honesty, this (the podcast, the blog) exists because of my wife, … More Letter From the Editor, March 2017
The boombox sits alone on the counter. No one is there to see it Click turn on by itself and auto tune through some advertisements to soft static. Zoom in. The static gets louder… (from outside) Hoot Owl hears the wind first. The leaves ruffle and skip down the street. Sad windchimes play. Approaching footsteps, … More Boombox Macabre | Volume 1: Abduction in the Suburbs
Jordan Peele has done what only a small handful of people have done before him. He’s introduced and successfully executed an original idea in a genre that can easily furnish an entire calendar year of regurgitated, slightly-altered content. Get Out is as intense and witty as it is culturally relavent and needed in a time … More [Review] Get Out Breaks New Ground