Sommer Alex

  • August 4, 2018By Sommer Alex

    In this information age where content is readily accessible and overwhelmingly immeasurable, it sometimes helps to take a step back and reflect on the media we’ve consumed. In terms of music, the Dissect podcast does just that. A serialized music series on Spotify (but available on other platforms), it counteracts our scrolling culture and takes

  • June 6, 2018By Sommer Alex

    BTS first gained American attention in 2017 with the release of their Love Yourself: Her album and subsequent win at the American Billboard Music Awards as Top Social Artists. One year later, Korean boy group Bangtan Sonyeondan (BTS) has released another album, Love Yourself: Tear, and performed their title track, Fake Love, for the first time at the

  • August 28, 2017By Sommer Alex

    Diversity today means something radically different than it did 50 years ago. With the emergence of new shoes and movies in previous years like Luke Cage, Fresh Off the Boat, Sense8, Dope, and Blackish, there is much more representation today than ever before. Gay people are no longer just the sassy sidekick, Asian people are no

  • July 21, 2017By Sommer Alex

    Who knew an “aliebn confuesed abot humamn lamgauge” could so fully capture the human experience? That’s exactly what Jonny Sun, @jonnysun on Twitter, did with Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too. In his part book/part graphic novel, Sun writes about the experience of an alien sent to Earth to study humans. On Earth,