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[MUSIC] Five music links: parents’ music, Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, Mashrou’ Leila, Cranberries

  • JSTOR Daily notes a study examining how we can be nostalgic for the music of our parents.
  • Hornet Stories notes the new album and tour of Carly Rae Jepsen.
  • This Crack Magazine interview with Grimes has been getting a lot of attention, not necessarily positively mind.
  • Hornet Stories highlights the innovative and queer-fronted Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila.
  • Adam Wallis at Global News has an extended feature interviewing the surviving members of the Cranberries about their career and their final album, In The End.

[CAT] Six cat links: cat ladies, Carly Rae Jepsen, ferals, psychopaths, yoga, Captain Marvel

  • This article by Mirjana Milovanovic at VICE interviewing self-described cat ladies and letting them explain why they prefer cats to men was informative, and fun.
  • Vulture reported that the new Carly Rae Jepsen video, “Now That I Found You”, is all about the love of a woman for her cat.
  • The plight of feral cats in Kingston and wider Frontenac County is serious, but volunteers are doing their best to help. Global News reports.
  • Are cats not psychopaths, but simply misunderstood? The Atlantic makes the case for human ignorance.
  • The Guardian shares photos from the Brooklyn Cat CafĂ©, where yoga with cats is a thing.
  • Emma Stefansky at Thrillist interviewed cat trainer Ursula Brauner, about cats in movies generally and the cats featuring in Captain Marvel specifically. (I really liked Goose.)

[NEWS] Five LGBT links: Freddie Mercury, Carly Rae Jepsen, Craig Russell, Toronto police, Pride

  • This Daily Xtra article makes the case for Freddie Mercury as a radical, queer, brown icon.
  • This CBC Arts article features six men talking about why Carly Rae Jepsen can claim such a strong fanbase in queer audiences.
  • CBC Arts reintroduces readers to Canada’s first drag superstar, Craig Russell.
  • Carolyn Strange at The Conversation looks at the background, recent and otherwise, behind tensions between Toronto LGBTQ communities and the police, rooted in the neglect and outright criminality of the police.
  • Dorianne Emmerton at Daily Xtra argues that the Pride Toronto organization may be coming to a natural end, as its financial dependency on politicized funding means that it can no longer speak to the needs of queer and trans communities.