It’s Always The Quiet Ones: Jhene Aiko’s “Maniac” Is A Freak Flag For Introverts Everywhere

by Shae “Watch Jhene Aiko‘s Insanely Sexy ‘Maniac’ Video.” “Jhene Aiko Heads To The Asylum In New ‘Maniac’ Video. ” “Watch Jhene Aiko’s Darkly Sexual ‘Maniac’ Video.” All three headlines focused on the visual aspects of Aiko’s latest music video. She does act out scenes in which her “character”, in coal-toned rooms, is seen in a hospital chair bed, running down the hall (in a hospital gown), … Continue reading It’s Always The Quiet Ones: Jhene Aiko’s “Maniac” Is A Freak Flag For Introverts Everywhere

The Zine Never Left: Print & Zine Brooklyn Fest Spotlights Indie Women Artists and Activists

by Shae Kahlo  In the 1990s, the zine (sometimes written as ‘zine) was the alternative to the glossy, look at me magazines of Cosmopolitan and even Rolling Stone on any newsstand or bookstore. Zines are often smaller in size, straight from the copy machine, and available on random. Street corners, cafes, and local flea markets and fairs. The pamphlet-sized items have been around since the 1930s and … Continue reading The Zine Never Left: Print & Zine Brooklyn Fest Spotlights Indie Women Artists and Activists

Rest In Music To A Real One: Sharon Jones (1956-2016)

by Shae Kahlo After a terrific dinner date with a gal friend of mine, I was crushed to read on my phone that Sharon Jones, best known as the lead singer of Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings had passed away. I was in disbelief. I quickly read further to learn that she had died from pancreatic cancer. I didn’t even know, or remember, that she … Continue reading Rest In Music To A Real One: Sharon Jones (1956-2016)