All posts by Sonny Forrest

Our Predictions for Super Bowl Commercials Featuring Donald Trump

Few American institutions embody Donald Trump’s vision of American consumerism and sanctioned violence more than the Super Bowl (6:30 p.m. ET). Even though it’s being played in Houston, a city that likely resettles the most refugees in the country, the game, itself broadcast on Fox, not only features millionaires injuring each other’s brains, a massive, just

Ann Arbor’s Tobacco Ban for Minors: A Word Collage

Welcome to 2017! In addition to having a narcissist president who tricked people into thinking they’d get their jobs back, residents of Ann Arbor under age 21 are now legally forbidden to buy tobacco products effective 2017. (The post-apocalyptic dystopian Hellscape of America is materializing at a chipper clip.) The Age of Maturity Act maintains

Yee Siang Dumplings Changed Me

For anyone predisposed to Chinese food, it’s always been easy to take notice of Yee Siang Dumplings (4837 Washtenaw Ave) mid-cruise down the stretch of Washtenaw Avenue straddling Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Going in is a little more difficult. The place fits the archetypal Chinese restaurant you’ve been meaning to try forever, but, because the

Inside Gold Panda’s Electric Collage

UK-based electro producer/composer Gold Panda has released two albums since summer began. The first, Good Luck And Do Your Best, a full studio album inspired by a trip to Japan, meanders through tempo ranges seasoned with found samples to conjure a variety of moods. The second album, Kingdom, wades through more abstract, down-rhythm melodies unencumbered