Lately | August 2018

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Creative Commodity

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7.26 CreativeBy Caitlin White

As someone working in the arts, and someone who is at odds with capitalism, making a living from my work is difficult.

Selling is such a huge part of art. So how does anyone who doesn’t want to “sell” end up successful? Our views on success are so strongly tied to financial wealth that artistic merit is an afterthought.  Many of the most famous artists, with works selling for millions, only reached that level by creating marketable works. Takashi Murakami comes to mind as a hugely successful artist, who has designed his entire process around capitalistic success.

There is immense pressure to create works that are ‘easy to swallow’ – that add to the ever-growing pool of content but do not challenge anyone or say anything. These works that challenge don’t sell. As we continue to decide what gets made based on what sells we end up…

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Queer Shows to Watch on Netflix Right Now

My first little article is up on Popsplaining!

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By Caitie White

Are you after some positive queer representation in your media? Do you have a Netflix subscription and time to kill? Well, here are some of my good, queer, binge worthy, recommendations. All these programs include recurring, or main cast queer characters, who do not die.

b99 coverBrooklyn Nine-Nine (tv show) – Netflix has four seasons.

Odds are you already know and love Brooklyn Nine Nine. If that’s the case might I suggest watching it again, and again. This is honestly the best show on the air at the moment. It’s hilarious, heart-warming, and has an amazing cast. It tackles important issues now and then but is for the most part just a good fun thing.

Lucifer_titleLucifer (tv show) – Netflix has two seasons.

The Devil escapes hell and opens a nightclub on Earth, then happens to meet a cool detective and starts solving crimes. Yes, this…

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