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Whiteness as default

Thomas Hiura May 16, 2015

“I’m an American; I’m not an African-American. I’m an American.” When Raven-Symoné made the above statement to Oprah Winfrey last October, I thought little of it. Identity is deeply personal,...

Shredding in charades: my pantomime pleasures

Thomas Hiura May 9, 2015

The pick never wears down and the strap never strains your neck. The strings never break, lose their tone, or go out of tune. The air guitar is nothing if not loyal; an ergonomically perfect specimen. We...

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