Culture Rant: Issue 15 / Fall 2018

Medusa and Me: Twenty-Five Years of Female Rage Written by Mary Valentis and Phill Arensberg For 25 or more years Mary Valentis and her son Phill Arensberg have been carrying on a cross-country conversation, sometimes fiery, about culture, gender, race, rage, and the...

Culture Rant: Issue 14 / Summer 2018

“He Too”: What Happens in the Arts When the Innovators Fall?   My “Me Too” statement, which debuted on social media at the height of last year’s clamor over the various high-profile men accused of abusing women, was this: “Me too, more times than I can...

Culture Rant: Issue 13 / Spring 2018

“How do you say that word?”: Choreopoems and Doing It for the Culture By Monica Prince   The summer after I graduated high school, my sister called. “I need you to write something down, then go to the bookstore tomorrow and buy it,” she said. “Why?” “Just...

Culture Rant: Issue 11 / Fall 2017

Yes, Survivor is still on and you should be watching it By Melanie Greaver Cordova   There was a time when I organized my life around the CBS hit show Survivor. I made special trips to the grocery store the night before, stopped going to yoga so I could be home on...

Culture Rant: Issue 10 / Summer 2017

Finding Our Inner Sense: Representation and the Cancellation of Sense8 By the Lady and the Gamer   Authors’ Note: The Lady and the Gamer are thrilled at the news of the Sense8 two-hour season finale, but the sentiments shared here – written before the...