If you want to watch what could be the end of the Trump presidency, here’s the link:
Hello! Since we’re doing a short story theme I thought I would share one of my favorite ones I’ve read. Ken Liu is more famous for his fantasy series The Dandelion Dynasty, which could be on track to be the next Big TV Show (should it get optioned).
Inspired by the recent commercial (that one with people taking pictures in a barbershop) featuring William Onyeabor’s music, I thought we could do a music thread! Here’s Fantastic Man, definitely one of his more danceable tracks:
Steve Harvey is moving his show to LA from Chicago and is getting a lot of shit in the Chicago press. So much so that I’m going to term this as a (nonviolent) Chicago Goodbye*: it’s when someone leaves a room and you talk a bunch of shit about them. Read this glorious list of grievances and the original blog post that…
So everything is terrible. No surprise there in Trump’s America. It has become our ritual to have shit flung at us every day now while the Freedom Caucus cracks beers and wheelbarrows money to rich people while letting a man who 50,000 mental health professionals have come forward to say is mentally ill run our…
Hey everybody did you hear? Girls is ending! You might not know about this not-buzzed-at-all about show but I think like Twin Peaks or Futurama it could really find it’s way back after being on DVD or Blu-Ray or Netflix. So if you’ll permit me, I’ll talk about this show that no one has heard about but me.
Hello Backtalk! So I got engaged about 2 weeks ago. And everything is great! Except for the part where we have to pay for getting married. I don’t want to doxx myself completely so I’ll be general. Here’s what we want to do:
Just wanted to brag a little about seeing Regina Spektor last night. She was amazing. Go see her if you have the chance! She sounds better than her records musically and vocally! So great! AHHHHH
Off-duty cop grabs teen onto his property to shoot him. Teens arrested. Cop put on administrative leave.
These are the best things to dip in hummus. Source: Me.
Some Kevins are indecisive:
A mix-up at the Social Security Administration led to Ashley Walker, a chemistry major at the university, being listed as dead after her father died, according to a post from Walker on the GoFundMe page where she’s soliciting donations.
This was a very interesting look at a production of Othello put on by the New York Theatre Workshop and how Iago, one of Shakespeare’s most famous villains, is being portrayed. From the article:
Quote from Julius Caesar. Examples from real life:
*****NOT EXACTLY A SPOILER BUT KIND OF A SPOILER ABOUT THE FINALE OF WESTWORLD BUT IT’S MORE OF AN OPEN-ENDED QUESTION THAT’S PRETTY BROAD SO YOU CAN FIGURE OUT WHAT YOU WANT TO DO YOU’RE AN ADULT******
As I know the denizens of Backtalk are literate and literary, I thought we could share some of our favorite blue books?