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Smash Cut: Review

Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard & Art & the '70s and '80s by Brad Gooch HarperCollins Reviewed by Alina Oswald There’s always a song, a poem, or...

The Plague

The Plague since no blade fits to shave its locks it steals into our territory hiding like weed amongst wheat it snipes at our soldiers and unbars our gates...

The Past Dreamed Again: Christopher Hewitt Awards Honorees Announced

Assotto Saint, in Spells of a Voodoo Doll, wrote: “Anytime one tries to take fragments of one’s personal mythology and make them understandable to...

Compañeros

Compañeros Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS by Jesus Ramirez-Valles University of Illinois Press Reviewed by Nancy Ellegate Compañeros explores the lives of Latino HIV activists and records...

Asha Molock

Words to Live By Philadelphia Activist Asha Molock Turns Her Positive Thoughts into an Inspirational Book for People Living with HIV by Chip Alfred Photographed Exclusively for...

Well With My Soul

Well With My Soul by Gregory G. Allen  ASD Publishing Reviewed by Alina Oswald “Is it all well with my soul?” is the question that comes to mind upon...

Pushing Dead: Review

Pushing Dead Directed by Tom E. Brown Bugsby Pictures/Chrismatic Film Reviewed by T.J. Banks Danny Schauble (James Roday of Psych) is a writer who’s frequently at a loss...

XY on XY

XY on XY by David Waggoner and Lester Strong Galleries of Monroe Press Reviewed by David Leddick These two creative guys, A&U’s David Waggoner and Lester Strong, are on to...

Until My Heart Stops: Review

Until My Heart Stops by Jameson Currier Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by Hank Trout In Until My Heart Stops, his collection of more than fifty “intimate writings” culled...

Hide/Seek

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture by Jonathan D. Katz and David C. Ward Smithsonian Books “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” which was co-curated...

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