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This Week In Mash-Up America

The week of March 18, 2023 was karaoke with the sazon; all the Asian rage; and the grossest visual ever. 

Spring Mourning 

In honor of winter’s passing, our Jewish-American Mash-Up Franny Silverman curated stories of how Mash-Ups from a variety of cultural and religious traditions mourn and honor those who have passed, and includes a story of her own. The core shared value: Celebrate life.

And one of the best ways to celebrate life? Grief. We know, we know! Grief, Collected.

Mash-Ups In The News:

Indigenous Artists Tell The Story Of Hawaiian Surfing 

Brimming with Native Hawaiian history and language, a new exhibition in Phoenix can also be viewed as a love letter to Kānaka Maoli surfing.

How America Manufactures Poverty

It’s time to confront our own complicity: You can’t have cheap goods and services without the poorly paid, exploited workers who provide them.

National Audubon Society Opts To Keep Enslaver’s Name

The National Audubon Society is the best-known bird conservation organization in the US. Its namesake John James Audubon was also an unabashed enslaver.

Yaeji Lets Loose on Her First Album, ‘With a Hammer’

Breaking down language barriers; the unique comfort of animation; the power of smashing things. Electronic musician Yaeji explores the influences and creative processes that led to her latest album.

What To Eat, See, And Do In Appalachia

Food-filled road trip guides, odes to dried apples, and recipes that let you cook and eat your way through Appalachia.

She Goes On Wwkward ‘Dates’ With Celebs. Now She’s Flirting With Fame

Comedian Amelia Dimoldenberg’s remarkably + wonderfully awkward interviews in a chicken shop have led to a TV show and book deal. Cringespiration for us all! 

Why Andrew Tate’s Gospel Captured A Generation Of Boys

For most boys online, he is unavoidable. The Andrew Tate wormhole spread with an army of megafans and trained reposters, targeting young men and boys who felt left behind and invisible. Seen by many fans as a role model, he’s also currently in jail for suspicion of organized crime, human trafficking, and rape.

Black, Evangelical And Torn

What does it mean to be Black and evangelical in America today? Exploring the nuances of that question means understanding the history of Black evangelicals and their growing influence in American politics.

In Philly, Potatoes Taste Like Cinnamon And Coconut

Irish potatoes: Neither Irish nor potatoes. Regardless, they’ve helped define St. Patrick’s Day in Philadelphia for over a century.

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