the smell of my desperation has become a stench

New Tunes – John Maus

John Maus is a synth-pop artist who is also apparently a political philosophy and theory instructor al the University of Hawaii at Manoa. “Believer” is the first single off his upcoming album called We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves. Yeah. The nineteen-year-old humanities student in me just printed out his picture and put it above her bed. So she could think clean and pure thoughts about him.

This is for those of you too young to have lived through the sound of the Eighties, because this song takes all of its essence and distills into one resplendent anthem. You won’t be able to stop listening to this.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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