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16 Mar 2020

Song of the Day

Jhene Aiko, John Legend – Lightning & Thunder

We’re spending this rainy day getting caught up on Jhene Aiko’s new album! Maybe it’s because Wedding Mondays is today, but this song is such a lovely one for a “first dance.” It may seem a little bit unconventional, but I happen to love it. You could say we’ve been waiting for this album to be released for some time. Listening to it now feels like it was worth the wait.

26 Feb 2020

Blog Roundup

  • Why We Love John Ambrose Over Peter K. [Buzzfeed]
  • Bodies in Seats [The Verge] – content warning
  • Garbage Language – Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do? [Vulture]
  • Susan Fowler on the Aftermath of Speaking Out Against Uber [TIME]
  • How Washington’s Non-Compete Law Impacts Musicians, Festivals, and Venues [KEXP]
  • One Restaurant You Should Try in Every State [Chicago Tribune]
  • Supreme Oreos Are Now Selling For Over $91,000 on eBay [Forbes]
  • Don’t Get Your Tax Refund On An Amazon Gift Card [Life Hacker]
  • Every State’s Favorite State and Least Favorite State [Digg]
  • The Rise of the Instagram Curator [GQ]
  • Bumbershoot Could Be Smaller, Cheaper, and More Local in 2020 [Crosscut]
  • Lana Condor and Ali Wong Will Not Be Taking Questions At This Time [Interview Magazine]
  • The Wing’s Audrey Gelman confronts the realities of rapid growth [Fast Company]
  • The Nice Guy Trope, Explained
25 Feb 2020

BTS Perform on Jimmy Fallon

When it comes to BTS, I will admit that I was very late to the game. I couldn’t buy into the hype and essentially I needed them to come to me. That moment was the night of their SNL performance when I realized that the boy band had some serious moves. In their latest performance at Grand Central for Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show, I couldn’t look away even for a second!

24 Feb 2020

Snoh Aalegra Tiny Desk Concert

It has been some time since we posted a “Tiny Desk Concert” on Yow Yow! but this feel relevant. We first started listening to Snoh some time ago, but things really picked up after I had her album on repeat throughout the entire month of December. Since she’s performing in San Francisco on my birthday, it felt appropriate and timely that we buy tickets for her show! We hope you enjoy this tiny desk set from her this Monday. I can’t wait to see her live!

19 Feb 2020

Pitchfork Lineup 2020

With award show season and Fashion Week, I had almost forgotten that these releases were still happening! We have definitely been out of the loop a bit on the music scene, but Pitchfork’s lineup has always been one to watch. I’m looking forward to catching up on some of these acts on my own time!

16 Feb 2020

Blog Roundup

  • Airbnb Renovates Its 650 Townsend Office with Functionality and Fun in Mind [Architectural Digest]
  • The Theme Song to “Succession” in Mario Paint [Twitter]
  • Closeness in the Age of Coronavirus [Refinery29]
  • Investigating Heterosexuality: Why Do Women Love Adam Driver? [Elle]
  • Can Weed Cure a Hangover? [VICE]
  • Why Are Roses So Fucking Expensive? [Mel Magazine]
  • Hayley Williams Performed at the Collina Strada Runway Show [Vogue]
  • Instagram Made It Easier to Delete Accounts You Follow [Refinery29]
  • Here’s Why You’re Drawn to Certain Beauty Product Packaging [Byrdie]
  • HQ Trivia is Shutting Down [Hypebeast]
photo | Emily Soto
  • To All The Girls He’s Loved Before – Welcome to Jordan Fisher’s Real-Life Rom-Com [The Cut]
  • The Talks: Bong Joon-Ho [The Talks] – this is one of my favorite websites
  • Lakeith Stanfield is Letting His Imagination Run Wild [Hypebeast]
  • Lara Jean Covey’s Fashion in P.S. I Still Love You as told by [Fashionista]
  • The Visualization of How Fast You Earn A Dollar [Digg]
  • 25 Things You Missed in Parasite

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