by Jessye Herrell | Jul 30, 2021 | Movies
Hot about record-breaking heatwaves? Feel like you’ve been dunked into a lukewarm bath or grease trap every time you step outside? Nobody will shut up about how much they love the friggin’ beach? Burn yourself on the seatbelt again? If summer is not your season of choice, Jessye Herrell shares a list of movies to help you keep your cool.
by Chris Conner | Jul 29, 2021 | Music
Arrive B.M.P’s “I’m Your Man” brings a fresh take of love and passion to summer ears.
by Nico Carter | Jul 28, 2021 | Movies
Nico Carter explores the nature of Batman’s moral universe and how white grievance produces underdogs out of predators.
by Teresa Beamon | Jul 27, 2021 | Movies
Teresa Beamon swings by to talk about the highs and lows of the newest installment in the well-worn “assassin on the run” genre, Gunpowder Milkshake. Was it right on target? Or was it yet another misfire?
by Cody Tannen-Barrup | Jul 26, 2021 | Hoops
Cody of the present looks back at Cody of the past's predictions for the NBA of the future...which is now the season that just ended. Alright, this is too confusing. Take 2: Cody reflects on the 2021 NBA Season Prediction piece he wrote last year.
by Simon Pruitt | Jul 25, 2021 | Hoops, Movies
Can LeBron win without all-star cartoon teammates? Plus five other burning questions we have about Space Jam: A New Legacy.
by Nate Mondschein | Jul 23, 2021 | Hoops, Movies
MMH Contributor and noted Tune Squad stan Nate Mondschein vents his grievances about the ill-conceived, metatextual-to-a-fault, IP-extravaganza hit that is 2021’s Space Jam: A New Legacy.
by Jules Lattimore | Jul 22, 2021 | Music
Nostalgia is something almost all of us have felt. A warm childhood, a “better time,” or a beloved memory can be a potent coping mechanism leading to positive individual growth. A common era for nostalgia in much of the world is the 1980s—the childhood for many Millennials. The legacies of the decade are explored in the electronic music genre synthwave; blending hazy memories of the visual art and movies of the time period with modern music software. However, even seemingly harmless nostalgia can be co-opted and weaponized by the far-right as a rallying symbol, a means of recruitment, and a method of spreading hate.
by Carl Henderson | Jul 21, 2021 | Music
In his debut MMH column, Carl Henderson dives deep into his long-standing love of Kendrick Lamar and the many times the Compton-emcee has changed his life through his music.
by David Haffner | Jul 20, 2021 | Movies
A back to basics fantasy draft determines which movies feature the best alien visitations.