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Pantsworthy: CMW – April 18, 2017

Sammy Younan

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Like a boomerang lovingly thrown on a warm Summer Day CMW has returned. And we’re easing into 2017’s Festival Fun with one #Pantsworthy show you should totally check out:
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18 April 2017 Girth Radio Blog  In Session With Girth... Read more

Trailer Alert: Mike Birbiglia – Thank God For Jokes

Sammy Younan

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The next month or so Netflix is all stand up specials…so excited!
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1 March 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Trailer Alert: I Am Not Your Negro

Sammy Younan

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It is difficult to convey the profound impact James Baldwin has on other writers…and on the discussions and debates we continue to have about race and racism. He died in 1987; yet we’re still grappling with the complex issues he so eloquently expressed in writing and speaking.

I come from comic books; from sci-fi and all too often encounter nerd-centric click-bait posts on diversity. Not only have we grown comfortable championing facile notions of diversity often to the cheers/likes/retweets of our passionate echo chamber (Yes Men for true) we lazily challenge the numbers not the issues.
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22 February 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Hidden Gem: Karen O “I Shall Rise”

Sammy Younan

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O Yeah!!!

“They’ll know my name
After the storms are passing through
They’ll know my name
When they’ve forgotten all about you
They’ll know my name
After the storms are passing through
They’ll know my name
When they’ve forgotten all about you”

They’ll know my name can only come from wait, they don’t love you like I love you…the lovely Karen O. (And it’s origin is as strange as Karen…Microsoft approached her to write the theme song for Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider which resulted in this track. Bizarre but it works!)
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