vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.


Adventures In Online Dating: Advice for Boss Divas

Adventures In Online Dating: Advice for Boss Divas   I’m still young enough to rock purple hair and an accent nail. “I’m 30 — -blah, blah, blah,” in the words of Titus Andromedon. I’m pursuing my dreams. I eat right, exercise and I think I’m pretty cool. I’mmaaaa divvaaaa. I even go to therapy for the non-cool stuff, but seriously, what gives …

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Afropunk Mixtape!

AFROPUNK MIXTAPE #021: SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER Posted by Sound Check on August 24, 2016 at 10:30am View Blog   AFROPUNK Brooklyn is just a few days away and to get everybody pumped we’ve released a pre-festival mixtape packed with some of our favorite politically charged empowerment tracks inspiring us to take back control by means of voting. Mixtape #021: …

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I Was Never A “Museum Person”

I sit here in front of a portrait Sarah Siddons. My summer sweat sticks to the lavish leather on the most indulgent chair I’ve ever sat in. Above me, this oil on canvas hangs like a robust reminder of unrequited love. Joshua Reynolds painted it in 1784. Siddon’s face is demure, luxurious and yet pained. Joshua Reynolds really had it bad …

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The Summer of Weird Politics and Lazy Footwear

I have to tell you. This summer has been amazing. Amazingly crazy. I mean. Turn on the news or log onto twitter and it’s crazy. Armageddon-y af out here. And not in that like, meteoroid-hits-earth-Bruce-Willis kind of way. Like real shit. Real, deeply embedded shit that no one has wanted to talk about for years. And this. If you need …

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