Friday News Bites: Flint Water Crisis, Obama Accomplishments + More

Hello, unicorns! How are we doing this week, in this world without David Bowie? Let’s catch up on some of this week’s interesting news stories…

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PoC News in America

There’s a lot to catch up on, from the ongoing #blacklivesmatters protests to The Wiz Live. Let’s get to it. Read More PoC News in America

Friday News Bites: #SpringValleyHigh, Meaty Bits + More

Hello, unicorns. This week’s News Bites have more entertainment stories than usual, but some weeks, maybe we need that. First though, let’s get into more serious matters:

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10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week-Last Track Edition

This list is inspired by KEXP’s morning radio host. He did two days’ worth of closing tracks from albums, and a lot of them were awesome. Unfortunately, I have already blown through a few last tracks on a few of my other lists. Both “Hurt” and “Street Spirit (Fade Out)” are final tracks. Read More 10 Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week-Last Track Edition

30 Years of Music: 2011

2011 became the year when so many of my favorites decided to have new releases, and it became a very happy listening time. In some ways, it’s difficult to say which song from the following fifteen is my favorite, but once you reach the end, it will be obvious to anyone who has followed my music writing. Still, play all these songs and enjoy. I hope you love them.

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30 Years of Music: 2008

2008 was a pretty outstanding year for music, filled with a lot of my old favorites and also debuts from musicians with which I fell in love. Get your singalong voice ready, for it is time to attend Rock ‘n Roll Church.

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Alphabet Soup: The Letter R

Apart from one of the honorable mentions, this week’s Alphabet Soup is a collection of ’90s and older songs, so let us scratch that nostalgic itch.

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Chilling With Penguins

I have been exceptionally lucky in my life. I was a nanny for awesome people who traveled often, meaning I was given the chance to visit a ton of places in a style to which I had before been unaccustomed, not only for free, but while getting paid. A few years ago, a dear friend who, due to being a bit on in years and having some challenging health issues, needed a companion on the trip of a lifetime – Antarctica. Read More Chilling With Penguins