These Dogs Are Not Dogged By Stereotypes

The kids of Reservation Dogs plot their next move in a quest for California. My Native blood comes from my father’s side of the family. His education about Native ways was supplemented by visits to my grandmother a few times a year. She married a white man who was a terrible, abusive alcoholic, and in many ways, I feel like this was the entire relationship between Natives and non-Natives in America in microcosm. She loved him despite his many faults (although I would argue my grandfather had pretty much no redeeming qualities, unlike America – we have pretty good food, … Continue reading These Dogs Are Not Dogged By Stereotypes

Album Cover Art Wednesday: A Moms Mabley Medley

Moms Mabley week at First Draft continues with three of her LP covers. I’d never seen the last one until the other day and it cracks me up since it has LBJ, HHH, and RFK waiting on the White House porch for the arrival of the grand dame. It is, of course, sci-fi since Lyndon and Bobby were *never* on speaking terms and not even Moms could have brought those two together: Continue reading Album Cover Art Wednesday: A Moms Mabley Medley

Album Cover Art Wednesday: A Moms Mabley Medley

Moms Mabley week at First Draft continues with three of her LP covers. I’d never seen the last one until the other day and it cracks me up since it has LBJ, HHH, and RFK waiting on the White House porch for the arrival of the grand dame. It is, of course, sci-fi since Lyndon and Bobby were *never* on speaking terms and not even Moms could have brought those two together: Continue reading Album Cover Art Wednesday: A Moms Mabley Medley