Posts Tagged: Supernatural
Certain people, Barrett decided, were… exquisitely attuned to vibrations that others could not perceive, to “forces unrecognized by our senses.” He considered these persons able to receive messages from super-normal spirit-beings existing in an intermediate state between the physical and the spiritual—a phenomenon that might account for telepathy.
In the driest language possible, I would say that fan fiction successfully undermines the traditional American heteronormative dynamic in ways that can’t be undone. In wetter language, fan fiction sexualizes. It’s transgressive because it suggests the possibility of the erotic. It’s political, because it complicates power structures.
It is not a simple task to gain favor with an artist as widely revered as Prince, but the L.A.-based neo-soul trio King managed to do just that, simply through the power of their music. Anita Bias joined forces with twin sisters Amber and Paris Strother to form the group in 2011....more