THIS IS GOING TO END WELL by Selena Kuikahi

SCENE 1:INT. QUEER NIGHTCLUB, LOS ANGELES – NIGHT (2019) VEGA (22, long brown hair, tan complexion, arm filled with miscellaneous doodle-like tattoos) waits at the bar, twirling a marker between her fingers. POP MUSIC drowns out the CHATTER of bar goers.AVERY (23, short black hair just shaggy enough to escape a “bowl cut” moniker, cuticles … Read moreTHIS IS GOING TO END WELL by Selena Kuikahi

(Issue 13) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Jose Useche

Interview by Kimber Monroe, Photography by Joana Meurkens As the new Editor of Mixed Mag’s Theater, Film and TV section, I wanted to have my first stab at featuring someone who I not only consider an upcoming giant in the industry, but a fellow peer. As an BIPOC actor and writer myself, I understand the … Read more(Issue 13) Theater, Film & TV Feature: Jose Useche

How Are You? by Minh Pham

INT. GROCERY STORE – DAY ALINA (22F, tired, going through it) browses the smoothies & juices in the produce section. She keeps raising her hand to grab something but hesitates, and never does. TIFFANY (O.S.) Alina? TIFFANY (22F, naturally pretty, put-together in a way that makes you feel bad about yourself) is all of a … Read moreHow Are You? by Minh Pham

Dangerous Day by Anthony David Vernon

INT. DETECTIVE MARSHALL FRANK’S OFFICE – DAY There is wall calendar that is dated December 15, 1979. MARSHALL FRANK, a middle aged detective is sat at his organized desk with an empty ash tray looking over case files. While looking over the case files, Marshall’s facial expression is simultaneously stern and saddened. A knock on … Read moreDangerous Day by Anthony David Vernon

Tiny Laughs: Web Series

Created by Laura Rivas and Rukshan Thenuwara A queer Latina architect meets a struggling Asian comic who’s just come out…as unemployed, their instant spark sends them on a humorous and heartwarming journey through the city of dreams. From the creators: This series is a love story to Los Angeles and echoes our journey through the … Read moreTiny Laughs: Web Series

Colin in Black and White: Review by Maya Paco

It’s only in certain cases that I feel moved enough to take out my computer and write about a television show. The last time I felt the inspiration to comment on something I watched, was after the first episode of Ryan Murphy’s Pose. I am again moved with the tingled feeling of WOW during the … Read moreColin in Black and White: Review by Maya Paco

Characters Need Siblings by Minh Pham

The breadth of storytelling in cinema knows no bounds. Film is about love and heartbreak, triumph and failure, heroes and villains, dragons and haggard looking people with thick accents, Leonardo DiCaprio and lines of cocaine on butts of beautiful strangers, and so on and so forth. Through decades of beautiful storytelling and the evolution of … Read moreCharacters Need Siblings by Minh Pham

Paraguay, Theatre & College: An Interview with Yvanna Manuela Tassy-Gimenez by Leela Kiyawat

If there’s anything I’ve learned at college, it’s that roommates generally tend to either be your worst enemy or your family for life. Lucky for me, I ended up rooming with one of the coolest performance majors at Fordham University: Yvanna Manuela Tassy-Gimenez. Yvanna is a first year student studying Theatre in the Lincoln Center … Read moreParaguay, Theatre & College: An Interview with Yvanna Manuela Tassy-Gimenez by Leela Kiyawat

New Age Afrofuturism: Using Music and Film to Reference the Past and Create a Narrative of Black Futures by Trinity Townsend

In the media, ideas of the future have historically been portrayed through science fiction. However, when analyzing science fiction as a literary and cinematic genre, Black faces are seldom at the forefront. The 1985 blockbuster Back to The Future is a notable title in science fiction but when looking at the cast list, I see … Read moreNew Age Afrofuturism: Using Music and Film to Reference the Past and Create a Narrative of Black Futures by Trinity Townsend

“The Weight Shifts To The Other Side” by Jordi Perez

“The Weight Shifts To The Other Side” is a short dance film visualizing the painful process of becoming light, discovering your shadows and embracing them as you would your inner self.  I tend to gravitate towards ideas I find hard to talk about so when at the end of last year my mental state was … Read more“The Weight Shifts To The Other Side” by Jordi Perez

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