The Mixtape / Thanks...But No Thanks: Vol. 2
AAPI love, Tina Turner, and more than just a moment for Eddie Van Halen — more hot takes inside
“You Just Can’t Beat the Feeling”
We Are Not Voiceless, We Are Not Invisible / Rachel Priest Urges A Better South and A Better Nation
Protagonist Partay / Carlos Greaves Hilariously Reimagines ‘80s Bangers with POC at the Forefront
A Ray-a Sunshine / Kelly Marie Tran & Awkwafina Breathe Fire into Disney’s Latest
Going Back to Cali / Bracket Busted? Find the Magic in This Throwback Lakers Series (via HBO… missed opp, Showtime)
Treat Thyself, with Moderation / Heavy Boozin’? Vaxxer’s Losin’
Not Just Black or White / 12 Asian American Founders Take A Beautiful Stand on Representation
Closets Crying for The Queen of Prom / Remembering Jessica McClintock, Lace with a Dash of Arsenic, and the Dress That Looked Great On (...and off)
Vernon Reid Gets Sirius / Living Colour Guitarist’s New Radio Gig Covers Racism & the Healing Power of Music
Oh Hatred, Up Yours! / Joy Cho’s Latest Children’s Book Celebrates Kindness
The Moonlight Shines On Everyone / A Pop-up Roller Disco is Exactly What the World Needs Right Now
Sound And Vision / Minari Director Lee Isaac Chung Paints a Picture of 1980s Arkansas on IndieWire’s Filmmaker Toolkit Podcast
Simply The Best / Proud Tina Keeps on Burning in This Hott New HBO Doc
Beyond Bollywood / The Criterion Channel Showcases the Work of Bimal Roy, of Which There is No Parallel
Tribute Track : Van Hasty — Eddie’s Literal Moment Triggers Eruption / No Words. Just Respect for the Full 1:41 (& so much more)
WELCOME TO THE MIXTAPE
A curated grab bag from the brains at The Fast Times
Pop culture happenings on the A-Side.
Deep cut goodness on the B-side.
Binge or browse, we don’t give a rip. Just enjoy. Served fresh every Monday morning so your reality bites a little less.
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