Clay Morris

  • January 16, 2018By Clay Morris

    The terrible trauma of teenage tenacity is a moment that those who survive it would never hope to toil through again. Overheated hormones, untreatable acne, and tepid academic inculucations – on paper the horrors of adolescence seem to have stepped out of an Edgar Allen Poe story. However, teen dramas created to depict the constant

  • October 26, 2017By Clay Morris

    As a person of color, engaging with white people is always a complex situation — whether they are malevolent or not — because of history. Therefore, beginning to develop a more than casual connection with a white person is especially intricate, because perhaps you are beginning to look past that history. But if you do

  • October 8, 2017By Clay Morris

    The majority of historical Western art can be epitomized in three words: European, aristocratic, and impactful. It is often paintings of powerful and lavish white men/women or anachronistic depictions of Bible figures as white. But while the paintbrush of Caravaggio, the hands of Michelangelo, and the palette of Jan Vermeer remain in the plains of

  • October 3, 2017By Clay Morris

    During a long road trip, I thought about how everyone can only see certain parts of each other’s lives. And I came to the conclusion that everyone else’s lives seem to have the piece of clarity that your life is missing, but only because they are pretending that they are not missing a piece of clarity that

  • May 27, 2017By Clay Morris

    The word best suited to describe the fast-paced movement of the world of fashion is transformative. Fashion can allow for an entirely different persona through the zipping of a boot, and also decide what personas are the best with the glossy images of a new editorial. However, as we continue through 2017, and reflect on

  • May 15, 2017By Clay Morris

    Known as Butterfly and Mimi by her die-hard fans, or the Lambily, Mariah Carey is a musical legend that should be protected at all costs. However, if you ask a random chunk of millennials today to describe Mariah Carey in three words, a majority would choose the following: Diva, Flop, and Irrelevant. But the damning

  • April 10, 2017By Clay Morris

    Today you can probably find just about any type of merchandise that has “If Britney can make it through 2007 – you can make it through this” plastered over it. It seems that the last name Spears has become synonymous with delusion and baldness. Even recently we see Lifetime’s Britney Ever After pushing Spears into