Music

Listening to Fall Out Boy on the Brink of Collapse

The release of "Infinity on High" marked the final moments of the mid-2000s, a time when collapse nested on the tongues of everyone in my universe but never made it out of their mouths.

Jun 12, 2019
As a Woman of Color, I’m Told I Can’t Show Anger—So I Let Courtney Love Do it for Me

Because it’s still more acceptable for white women than it is for women of color to show anger, I scream-sing along to Courtney Love’s rage.

Jan 22, 2019
Finding My Voice as a Filipino Through the Kundiman and Karaoke

It’s hard to negotiate how much of me is Filipino or American, but I realize this is only a question asked of me by people who seek clarity in their own definition of “American” identity.