Taylor Hosking

Film

The Trans Character in the 'Rocko's Modern Life' Reboot Is a Huge Step Forward

Netflix's film reboot of the Nickelodeon show is sending a signal to the rest of the industry about what modern life should really look like.
Taylor Hosking
8.12.19
tv

The Times Changed, But 'Orange Is the New Black' Didn't

The show's attempts to make prison life entertaining undermine its mission of exposing harsh realities of incarceration.
Taylor Hosking
7.31.19
stream of the crop

Beyoncé's 'Lion King' Anthems and 7 More of the Week's Best Albums

Micro rock songs and ornate noise make up the rest of this week's essential listening.
Colin Joyce
Josh Terry
Taylor Hosking
Will Schube
7.21.19
Music

Listen to Beyoncé's New Song From 'The Lion King'

"Spirit" will appear on the Bey-curated album, 'The Lion King: The Gift,' out the 19th of July.
Taylor Hosking
7.10.19
Art

Art Collective Papi Juice Reminds Us That Nightlife Can Be a Revolution

"Our mission is to affirm and celebrate the lives of queer and trans people of colour who exist all 24 hours of the day."
Taylor Hosking
6.27.19
Books

'Dressed in Dreams' Uncovers the Black Women Who Invented Modern Streetwear

"The book is for all of the everyday Black girls who made magic out of a dollar store T-shirt."
Taylor Hosking
6.25.19
tv

'Dark Side of the Ring' Shows the Human Side of Pro Wrestling's Most Dangerous Era

The new VICE on TV series investigates the time when what happened in the ring bled into real life drama.
Taylor Hosking
VICE ON TV
6.19.19
Celebrity

Beyoncé​ Is Great at Everything... Except Designing Clothes

Ahead of her long-teased collaboration with Adidas, her latest merch drop reminds us that her penchant for telling compelling stories doesn't show in her clothing lines.
Taylor Hosking
6.12.19
tv

Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s black creative class.
Taylor Hosking
5.28.19
Art

These Breathtaking Photos Shaped the 'Black Is Beautiful' Movement

More than 50 years after the movement Kwame Brathwaite helped to birth, his first book of photographs captures the nascent moments of everyday change.
Taylor Hosking
5.8.19
Film

Donald Glover’s ‘Guava Island’ Is Rooted in Afro-Cuban Spirituality

The film, co-starring Rihanna, evokes Santeria to drive home its message about the revolutionary powers of music.
Taylor Hosking
4.17.19
tv

How 'Queer Eye' Helped Jess Guilbeaux Find Her Voice in Conservative America

We talked to the show's first Black lesbian star about regaining her confidence and using her platform to help others like her.
Taylor Hosking
4.16.19
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