the vast stretch of city lights on
forms an unnerving necklace
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
"But I can say right here and now that the absence of a day in honor of the end of slavery in this country is shameful, which to my mind makes it unjust - the opposite of justice." - Ntozake Shange in the essay 'justice', from lost in language & sound. *POW*
Monday, January 01, 2018
- “Brrr Hoppy Red” ale – Widmer Brothers Brewing, Portland OR
- “Unearthed”barrel-aged stout – Long Trail Brewing Co., Bridgewater Corners VT
- “Christmas Morning” coffee bean conditioned gingerbread stout- Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Richmond VA
- “Autumn Maple” brown ale – The Bruery, Placentia CA
- “Sunday Mole” Imperial stout – Weyerbacher Brewing Co., Easton PA
- “Orange Is The New Stout”Imperial chocolate stout – collaboration: Center Of The Universe Brewing Co., Ashland VA & O'Connor Brewing Co., Norfolk VA
- Bourbon Barrel German Chocolate Cake lager- Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery, Goochland VA
- Shiner Cold-brew Coffee Ale – Spoetzl Brewery, Shiner TX
- “Promise Gone Aw-Rye” red rye IPA – Rogue Ales, Newport OR
- “Live Wire”IPA – Ocelot Brewing Co., Dulles VA
- “Invisible Art” bourbon barrel-aged black IPA – Adroit Theory Brewing Co., Sterling VA
- “6th Seal” chocolate stout – Apocalypse Ale Works, Forest VA
- “People's Porter” - Foothills Brewing, Winston Salem NC
- “Evil 8” Belgian-style Dubbel – Blue Mountain Brewery, Nelson County VA
- “Hotbox Coffee Porter” - Oskar BluesBrewery, Longmont CO
- “Ripper” pale ale – Stone Brewing, Escondido CA
- “Rabid Duck” Russian Imperial stout – The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery, Farmville NC
- “Dark Hours” Genius Loci Series: Imperial stout – Lost Rhino Brewing Co., Ashburn VA
- “Fresh Tracks” pale ale – Harpoon Brewery, Boston MA & Windsor VT
- “Roundhouse” India red ale w/honey – Bell's Brewery, INC., Comstock MI
- “Devil's Tramping Ground Tripel” unfiltered ale – Aviator Brewing Co., Fuquay-Varina NC
- “Partner Ships: Imperial Brown IPA” - collaboration: Clipper City Brewing Co., Baltimore MD & Stone Brewing...
- “Frootwood” maple syrup bourbon barrel-aged cherry ale – Founders Brewing Co., Grand Rapids MI
- “Selassie” Imperial stout w/Ethiopian coffee beans & vanilla – Omnipollo at Crazy Mountain Brewing Co., Denver CO
- “Hopfen Ale” German-style IPA – Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Mills River, NC
- Peach IPA – Sierra Nevada...
- “Dark Hollow” Bourbon barrel-aged Imperial stout w/Chocolate & coffee – Blue Mountain Barrel House, Arrington VA
- 2016 “Black Note Stout” Bourbon barrel-aged – Bell's...
- “Uber Home” DIPA – Ocelot...
- “Pounding Trees” DIPA – 3 Stars Brewing Co., Washington D.C.
- “Headspace” IPA – Kindred Spirit Brewing, Richmond VA
- “Superb India Pale Ale” - Alewerks Brewing Co., Williamsburg VA
- “Hop Cooler” citrus IPA – Ninkasi Brewing Co., Eugene OR
- “Archdruid” red ale aged in Irish Whiskey Barrels-Clown Shoes Beer, Ipswich MA
- “Tangerine Quad” Belgian-style Quadrupel Ale w/tangerine peel aged in Bourbon Barrels-Avery Brewing Co., Boulder, CO
- “Nasty Woman” Tequila Barrel Tripel Ale – Lickinghole Creek...
- “Minute Man” IPA – Three Notch'd Brewing Co., Charlottesville, VA
- “Marshal Zhukov's” vanilla hazelnut Imperial stout- Cigar City Brewing, Tampa FL
- Coffee Stout- Schlafly Brewery, St. Louis MI
- “Hop commander IPA” - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co., Elmsford NY
- “Pernicious” IPA – Wicked Weed Brewing, Asheville NC
- “Enjoy By 04.20.17” IPA – Stone Brewing...
- Honey Rosemary Hefeweizen – The Farm Brewery, Broad Run VA
- Blueberry Hefeweizen – The Farm Brewery...
- Red IPA – The Farm Brewery...
- Coffee IPA – The Farm Brewery...
- Tangerine IPA – The Farm Brewery...
- Mosaic IPA – The Farm Brewery...
- Triple Berry Blonde – The Farm Brewery...
- Prototype: KA-1 – Adroit Theory...
- Prototype: KA-2 – Adroit Theory...
- Prototype: KA-3 - Adroit Theory...
- EBK (warning shot) DIPA – Adroit Theory...
- B/A/Y/S Bourbon Barrel Chocolate Cherry stout – Adroit Theory...
- "War Cannibal" Imperial milk stout aged in maple whisky barrels - Adroit Theory...
Cake Imperial Biscotti Break
ale w/coffee,cinnamon,almonds, cocoa nibs, vanilla & habanero
peppers – Evil Twin
Brewing / Westbrook
Brewing Co., Mount
- Freak Of Nature DIPA – Wicked Weed...
- Fresh Roast ale – Rogue Ales...
*update coming soon*
- The Black Panthers edited by Bryan Shih & Yohuru Williams, 2016
- Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, 2014
- From #BLACKLIVESMATTER To Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, 2016
- The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin, 2012
- Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, And The Foundations Of A Movement by Angela Y. Davis, 2016
- Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon To White America by Michael Eric Dyson, 2017
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age Of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, 2012
- Love Is Love edited by Marc Andreyko, 2016
- Universal Harvester by John Darnielle, 2017
- Paper Girls: Volume 2, by Brian Vaughn & Cliff Chiang, 2016
- The Blood Of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson, 2017
- We Gon' Be Alright by Jeff Chang, 2016
- Iscariot by S.M. Vidaurri, 2015
- Giant Days: Vol. 1, by John Allison & Lisa Treiman, 2015
- Are Prisons Obsolete? By Angela Y. Davis, 2003
- A Gate At The Stairs by Lorrie Moore, 2009
- Phonogram Vol. 3 :The Immaterial Girl by Kieron Gillen, 2016
- Adulthood Is A Myth: Sarah's Scribbles Vol. 1 by Sarah Andersen, 2016
- The Sisters Are Alright: Changing The Broken Narrative Of Black Women In America by Tamara Winfrey Harris, 2015
- Invisible Man, Got The Whole World Watching by Mychal Denzel Smith, 2016
- Negroland: A Memoir by Margo Jefferson, 2015
- Parable Of The Sower by Octavia Butler,
- Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With A Remarkable Man by William Shatner w/David Fisher, 2016
- Drift: The Unmooring Of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow, 2012 **re-read**
- Revolutionary Women: A Book Of Stencils by the Queen of the Neighborhood Collective, 2010
- Nightwood by Djuna Barnes, 1937
- Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman, 2017
- Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Damian Duffy & John Jennings, 2017
- Slam! : Issue #1 by Pamela Ribbon
- Slam!: Issue #2 by P. Ribbon
- Slam!: Issue #3 by Ribbon
- Giant Days: Vol. 2 by Allison, Tremain & Max Sarin, 2016
- Giant Days: Vol. 3 by Allison & Sarin, 2016
- Saga: Vol. 7 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples, 2017
- Lumberjanes, Vol. 5: Band Together by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Carolyn Nowak, Grace Ellis & Brooke A. Allen, 2016
- The Walking Dead, Vol. 27: The Whisperer War by Robert kirkman, 2017
- Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 by Eric Foner, 1988/2014
- The Book Of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor, 2015
- Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor, 2014
- Speed Enforced By Aircraft by Richard Peabody, 2012
- Blue Suburban Skies by Richard Peabody, 2012
- Binti by Nnedi Okorafor, 2015
- Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor, 2017
- Bitch Planet, Book Two: President Bitch by Kelly Sue DeConnick & Valentine De Landro, 2017
- The Dragonbone Chair by Tad Williams, 1989 (re-read)
- Stone Of Farewell by Tad Williams, 1990 (re-read)
- To Green Angel Tower by Tad Williams, 1993 (re-read)
- The Heart Of What Was Lost by Tad Williams, 2017
- The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams, 2017
- The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore, 2017
- Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls In Schools by Monique W. Morris, 2017
- Wet Moon 2: Unseen Feet by Sophie Campbell, 2016
- The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship by Patricia Bell-Scott, 2016
- Ruins. by Peter Kuper, 2015
- Raven Rock by Garrett M. Graff, 2017
- The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin, 2015
- The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin, 2016
- Killers Of The Flower Moon: The Osage Murders & the Birth Of The FBI by David Grann, 2017
- The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi, 2009
- The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 4: Rising Action by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie & Matthew Wilson, 2016
- The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 5: Imperial Phase Part 1 by Gillen, McKelvie & Wilson, 2017
- The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin, 2017
- At Mama's Knee: Mothers And Race In Black & White by April Ryan, 2017
- The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy, 2017
- Phonogram, Vol. 2: The Singles Club by Gillen & McKelvie, 2013
- Giant Days, Vol. 4 by Allison & Sarin, 2017
- Giant Days, Vol. 5 by Allison & Sarin, 2017
- Queen & Country, Vol. 1: Operation Broken Ground by Greg Ruka & Steve Rolston, 2002
- Paper Girls, Vol. 3 by Vaughan & Chiang, 2017
- Lumberjanes, Vol. 6: Sink Or Swim by Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh & Carey Pietsch, 2017
- Descender, Vol. 3: Singularities by Lemire & Nguyen, 2016
- Descender, Vol. 4: Orbital Mechanics by Lemire & Nguyen, 2017
- Monstress, Vol. 2: The Blood by Marjorie M. Liu & Sana Takeda, 2017
- Noumenon by Marina J. Lostetter, 2017
- The Walking Dead, Vol. 28: A Certain Doom by Kirkman, 2017
- Maus: A Survivor's Tale, Vol. 1: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman, 1986
- Maus: A Survivor's Tale, Vol. 2: And Then my Troubles Began, by Spiegelman, 1992
- I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman In Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchu, edited by Elizabeth Burgos-Debray, 1984
- From Here To Eternity: Traveling The World To Find The Good Death by Caitlin Doughty, 2017
- Sourdough by Robin Sloan, 2017
- Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: & Other Lessons From The Crematory by Caitlin Doughty, 2014
- Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse by Todd R. Clear, 2007
- Shaler's Fish by Helen Macdonald, 1997
- We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2017
- We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 2012
- Reckless Daughter: A Portrait Of Joni Mitchell by David Yaffee, 2017
- Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor, 2017
- My Favorite Thing Is Monsters: Book One by Emil Ferris, 2016
- Tainted Witness: Why We Doubt What Women Say About Their Lives by Leigh Gilmore, 2017
- American Fire: Love, Arson, And Life In A Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse, 2017
- Exit West by Mohsin Hamid, 2017
- Strange Weather by Joe Hill, 2017
- Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine, 2014
- I Can't Breathe: A Killing On Bay Street by Matt Taibbi, 2017
- Lumberjanes, Vol. 7: A Bird's Eye View by Watters, 2017
- The Underground Girls Of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg, 2014
- Bingo Love by Tee Franklin & Jen St-Onge, 2017
- The Doomsday Machine: Confessions Of A Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg, 2017
- The Inner Life Of Animals by Peter Wohlleben, 2017