Things I Saw This Week

Elle Perry
TISTW is a collection of reads, visuals and music, curated by Elle Perry, a Memphis-based journalist, as well as television and film reviews and recaps.
Created 06 Jun 2020
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  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, December 24
    24 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    I still haven’t figured out the best way to notify folks when I plan to take a week off. I’m open to suggestions. Because of last week’s hiatus, this issue is a little denser. Here’s a glimpse of what...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, December 10
    10 Dec 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Yes, please. Jude Atwood @JudeAtwood TILDA SWINTON AS LIBRARIES: a thread Tilda Swinton as Texas Southern University's Library Learning Center December 7th 20217,095 Retweets26,824 Likes Art Cultural ...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, December 3
    03 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Animals Behold: bird rankings. The Washington Post @washingtonpost Armed with a database of almost 100,000 bird interactions, experts known as ornithologists have decoded that secret pecking order and...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, November 26
    26 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    One to watch: Passing (2021) Warrior @kingbealestreet Saniyya Sidney is such a beast. She's been in Fences and Hidden Figures, starred in Fast Color and the tv show The Passage and is now playing Venu...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, November 19
    19 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Deborah E. McDowell @dem8z Question of the afternoon, which comes from Toni Morrison: “What would you be doing or thinking if there was no gaze or hand to stop you?” November 18th 202199 Retweets283 L...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, November 12
    12 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Art The A.V. Club reviews the second season of one of my favorite shows, “South Side,” which debuted on HBOMax on Thursday. (As you might remember, the show was originally on Comedy Central.) Part of ...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, November 5
    05 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 2
    Coming attractions: Art Meet Texas painter Kermit Oliver. Texas Monthly @TexasMonthly Kermit Oliver is perhaps the least well-known of the great living Texas artists, and that's largely by his own des...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, Oct. 29
    29 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Agreed. Hanif Abdurraqib @NifMuhammad brioche truly an elite bread genre October 22nd 2021201 Retweets2,622 Likes Art Philly will be home to the world’s first public orchestra. “The bottom line is, th...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, October 22
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Art The fifth and final season of “Insecure” premieres on HBO on Sunday night. Consequence of Sound (where I once was an editor!) talks to Issa Rae, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Victoria Monét about the sh...
  • Things I Saw This Week - Friday, October 15
    15 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    This is an exciting week for me: I was just elected president of the Memphis Association of Black Journalists! I’m also enrolled in an online data visualization and analytics program at Maryland Insti...
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