The latter part of the 2010s has proven to be nothing short of a hellscape of scandal, opinions and angry mobs. It’s a cultural phenomenon called “The Culture Wars”, and the deeper into it we get, the more divided we seem to become, with the left calling for the right to be punched and harassed, the right calling for the left to be “owned” and “triggered,” and both calling for the shutting-up of those damn centrist “fence-sitters” who have committed the unearthly sins of being politically open-minded and legitimately hearing both sides out.
Young adult representation in media has always been nuanced. For every “Superbad”, there’s a “13 Reasons Why”. Young people have always had a tough time getting some sort of break in being properly represented.
Packed away haphazardly under the J/M/Z in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn sits a small alleyway — locally referred to as “Punk Alley.” In it resides a used book store, a used record shop, a cassette-based experimental noise record label and, of course, KPISS: the resident pirate radio station.
The Chicago quintet brought their exuberant brand of indie pop to an exhilarated crowd last Saturday in Brooklyn.
Romance Dawn Aesthetic is a buzzword that can have an immense amount of power. At its best, aesthetic is something that communicates a certain emotion or idea. It’s something that represents its subject as a concept. Nowadays, especially in the…
Speaking with Gary Trimarchi on his indie, animated webseries, ‘Failing Upwards’
One writer at The Stony Brook Press remembers the legacy of Long Island’s SoundCloud Rap legend, Lil Peep.
On Stony Brook’s lack of communication with the student body
In 2017, the phrase “Proud to be an American” doesn’t roll off the tongue so smoothly. Colin Kaepernick, a now former player for the San Francisco 49ers, has been in the news a lot this past year. In protest of…