The Failed Artist (Hipster Edition)

This post starts out in a convenience store where it faithfully ends. Surrounded by expired snack cakes, she belches the typical clerk’s complaints: “Not suppose to be here”, “Better than these people”, and her primary sin “When my art career picks up” Little does she realize that ringing hipsters up for American Spirits does not […]

Death Threats Over a Tweet

Before Netroots Nation ’09, I always considered myself apolitical. I had relentlessly avoided the two-party system and the politics that accompanied it.  Even during the G20 Conference, I objectively tweeted and posted photography. Music is my primary function as an activist. G20 was a celebration of Independent Media. My flickr account exploded with traffic and […]