Spring is like a Borderline Girlfriend

Nathan Le Master April 7, 2017 Spring is like a borderline girlfriend One day nice and pleasant The next cold and aloof Buds bursting with sexual innuendo She’s wearing a loose dress Leafy green lavender and pink Encircled by a noxious yellow aura She slaps you across the face Makes your vision blurry Makes snot run all over Your sleeves are disgusting You made me do this Fuck … Continue reading Spring is like a Borderline Girlfriend

Shia LaBeouf Pays the Troll Toll: How His Latest Performance Accidentally Captured America’s Noxious Social Climate Through A Stream Darkly

Nathan Le Master / Colter Harris February 14, 2017 “The installation created a serious and ongoing public safety hazard for the museum, its visitors, its staff, local residents and businesses.” And with that message, issued on February 10th, 2017 by the Museum of the Moving Image, the newest, most controversial political performance piece by child-star-turned-provocateur Shia LaBeouf was cut three years and 11 months short of … Continue reading Shia LaBeouf Pays the Troll Toll: How His Latest Performance Accidentally Captured America’s Noxious Social Climate Through A Stream Darkly

He Will Not Divide Us: A Timeline of Events

Nathan Le Master February 1, 2017 1/20/17 Bold, black, and Helvetica. The text He Will Not Divide Us appears above a camera and microphone aside The Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, the latest performance art piece by Shia LaBeouf. Set up on Donald J. Trump’s inauguration as America’s 45th president, Shia intends for the camera to remain there throughout the entire duration … Continue reading He Will Not Divide Us: A Timeline of Events

Gorillaz’s Hallelujah Money, Weaponized Creativity

Nathan Le Master January 23, 2017 In ancient Athens, it was the during the tyrannical Rule of Thirty after the Peloponnesian War, from which came the cultural critic, Socrates. In China, it was against the backdrop of The Warring States Period, where civil collapse goaded thinkers into formulating different ways to structure our lives, of which Confucianism, Legalism, and Taoism, were three amongst many. And more recently, it was the Nixon presidency … Continue reading Gorillaz’s Hallelujah Money, Weaponized Creativity

Trump and The Russian Connection: Political Arm Wrestling

Nathan Le Master January 15, 2017 The story of Trump’s bromance with Putin keeps on spinning and spinning around the news cycle’s merry-go-round. Lines are being drawn, and teams are being drafted. In one corner you have a weird coalition consisting of Hillary Clinton, Barrack Obama, most Democrats, some Republicans, the liberal media, spearheaded by the CIA’s determination to paint Donald Trump as a pawn … Continue reading Trump and The Russian Connection: Political Arm Wrestling