The Lioness

Abby
Re: arts + culture, labor & indie media
Created 23 Jan 2020
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  • Rooney + Labor Notes
    14 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    arts ICYMI, Sally Rooney’s statement of solidarity with Palestinians Her latest novel’s good, too. Salley Rooney on The Louisiana Channel labor Looking for a worthwhile project to support for the holi...
  • big reads this week
    07 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    art Protean Magazine, a great indie source for new writing. Read their About Us page on literature and the left. labor In the LA Times: IATSE’s vote to strike indicates wider discontent among American...
  • vote Walton, free Donziger
    01 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    arts Right on the heels of Maya S. Cada (last week’s media rec), another film buff: Brooklyn-based programmer and essayist Nick Pinkerton, whose densely insightful Substack, Employee Picks, is a must-...
  • movie week
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Film curator Maya S. Cada deserves her own newsletter (fortunately, she runs one), but IATSE looms large this week, too, as entertainment workers prepare to vote on a history-making strike. arts Follo...
  • "You can actually be different."
    26 Jul 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    labor. In a sick blow to one of theatre’s most toxic and arbitrary hierarchies, Actors Equity expands its membership to any actor or stage manager who’s worked professionally. Don’t let colleagues pay...
  • optimism edition
    19 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    A handful of reading recs for self-empowerment, brought to you by Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980). Heather Havrilesky’s encouraging advice to a new mother re: balancing artistic work + parenting on a bud...
  • arts + labor + indie media
    14 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    The instinct that keeps this jam going is a feeling that artists, progressives and journalists should develop a shared consciousness in opposition to the neoliberal status quo. These groups should hav...
  • recs tremendae
    09 Jul 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    If this week’s recs have a theme, it’s the disaster of neocolonialism. But there’s a motivating clarity in all these offerings. News in context In a lively but devastating interview on residential sch...
  • Take your pick
    30 Jun 2021 • 1 min read • 4 0
    For a two-for-one intro to some uncommonly reliable commentators, listen to this wide-ranging, intergenerational conversation between Sanders campaign National Press Secretary Briahna Joy Gray and his...
  • Re: interiority
    23 Jun 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    If you got your fill of geopolitical madness from the last post, consider delving into what I’d call the two great sources of wisdom on human interiority: the nineteenth-century novel and Joni Mitchel...
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