Category Archives: Nicole Solomon

Favorite Films of 2013

Ok! So there are a whole lot of films I wanted to see this year and haven’t yet (20 Feet From Stardom and Stories We Tell come to mind). These were my favorites of the one I did see. I’m not really going … Continue reading

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Top 10 Albums from 2013

These are the 2013 albums I listened to most, which means they’re also the ones I probably liked the best. In reverse alphabetical order. Kanye West – Yeezus: This would be at the end of my list if it was ranked. … Continue reading

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Not an Open Letter to Anyone Re: Miley Cyrus or Sinéad O’Connor

As you may have heard Sinéad O’Connor wrote a very critical open letter of concern to Miley Cyrus, upon learning that Cyrus was a fan and some of her recent work was inspired by O’Connor’s. This was followed by tweets from … Continue reading

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Horror Movies Directed by Women that I have seen

Another post for Women in Horror Recognition Month. Last time around I shared a list of scary movies directed by women that I’m psyched to see, this time I’m sharing my thoughts on this sadly short list of horror films … Continue reading

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Women in Horror Recognition Month: Films to See

February is Women in Horror Recognition month. I like horror. A lot. As many of you know, I’m currently in post production on a short horror film I wrote and directed called Small Talk. I hear the same old bs … Continue reading

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KILL SCREEN

HEADS UP! Just in time for the cool, cruel autumn, Jean Grae has released a track from her upcoming album Gotham Down, and it is something! Set to a scary minimalist beat and featuring some of the densest wordplay I … Continue reading

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Nicole’s Favorite Movies of 2011

This was a great year for movies. I saw so many that excited me! Scott Tobias wrote a year-end wrap up with which I largely agree, particularly about the role of mystery and ambiguity in many of the years best … Continue reading

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Nicole’s Top Albums of 2011

My 5 Favorite Albums. 5. Wild Flag It was a really good idea to put Mary Timony’s guitar and Janet Weiss’ drumming  together.  The combination is heavenly. 4. Lupe Fiasco – Friend of the People: I Fight Evil mixtape Download for … Continue reading

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Lupe Fiasco: Friend of the People

The other side of being the enemy of the state… Your favorite rapper’s favorite #Occupy-er (or at least long-time supporter) dropped a free mixtape just in time for US Nakba  Turkey Day. And you can have it! Download here! I … Continue reading

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Goodbye REM

I have taken so little time to reflect on REM’s break up in the midst of recent chaos and upheaval.  They were that band for me, the one that set me on a particular path at an impressionable age.  Because … Continue reading

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