Is Asking Stars to Define Their Sexuality the New “Are You a Feminist?”

Originally posted on Flavorwire:
Asking stars if they’re feminists can be an exercise in frustration. I mean, it’s great when they say yes (Taylor, Lena, Beyoncé). But inevitably they will immediately be criticized for not being feminist enough, or be positioned as movement spokespeople. Either way, it leads to further blowups — welcome to the movement. Feminist stars,…

New Professions for Meek Mill Now That His Rap Career is (Probably) Done

Originally posted on Black Millennials:
Unless you’re allergic to the New School of Hip Hop, you know of the electrifying rap feud between Drake and Meek Mill. But if you’re stuck in your not-today chilluns …here’s a recap. In what I imagine was an intoxicated rant fest with hoards of yes-men, Meek Mill went on…

What’s a Library?: Written by a man rich enough to live on W. 53rd St. who’s never been to the library and Googles everything

Originally posted on The Magpie Librarian: A Librarian's Guide to Modern Life and Etiquette:
There are several things you can count on in this world: Every now and then, the New York Times will write a 10 years too late article about hipsters and Brooklyn; someone will start an essay about graphic novels with the…