Wednesday, August 20, 2014 16:58 — 0 Comments
Hall of Fame DJ, Marco Collins, is beloved by us Monarch folk. He started a musical movement in the 90′s and continues to be a friend of all things (Seattle) music today. His movie, The Glamour and the Squalor, all about his life within music scene, will be finished Thursday – the final shots for the film to be done at Chop Suey. In order to celebrate Marco, his movie and Seattle music, we thought we’d offer the DJ’s list of 15 Best Seattle Summer Jams 2014. ENJOY!
Thursday, August 14, 2014 12:39 — 0 Comments
Amanda Manitach is one of The Monarch’s favorite people, visual artists and thinkers. Over the past few months, Amanda has been posting hand-drawn pictures of drunk girls with graphic t-shirts that we absolutely adore. She writes, “These were inspired by (among other things) some t-shirt companies based in LA, vibrators, found phrases on dumpsters, the fact I have always had penis envy and don’t love my pubic hair but don’t think that makes me a bad feminist. (My list of ten things that suck about having a dick probably does, but to be fair, that list was generated by a […]
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 23:01 — 0 Comments
Solidarity is weird stuff. It belongs to no one. It’s between us. It means you’d die for your people. It means you have nothing to believe in but those people. Things used to be about the ruin porn and welcome to fold city, now it’s welcome to the Home of the Mighty. We used to live in a culture that told us to be ordinary, to be ok, to hate our jobs, to get by. Nobody was telling us to be great. Corporate advertisements told us we could be great if we bought their shit, but their shit was just that, and […]
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 14:11 — 0 Comments
Caleb Thompson and I have talked for a couple of years now about the idea of having a confidant: a friend, someone you can tell your secrets to, your doubts, your worries, your mistakes, whatever those things are that you want to express but think you wouldn’t otherwise be able to. The kind of person who would be comfortable seeing you, intellectually-speaking at least, naked.
The answer isn't poetry, but rather language
- Richard Kenney
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