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  • Now you can support my work on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/emilyyates Patreon is a relatively new way for artists to get ongoing support from those who appreciate us most. If you want to see me get extra-productive, sign up to support my music & writing for as little as $1/month, and I’ll lay a bunch of songs and words on ya. WE ALL WIN. Thanks!! Photo: Julie ...
  • New video: “Don’t Know Much About Star Wars” A song that’s kind of but also not about Star Wars. (Lyrics & credits below, also at EmilyYatesMusic.com) https://youtu.be/6-v8g_8lnfI Words/music/art/sketch videos by Emily Yates Performance video/audio recording & video editing by Sobokeh Originally written for and performed at Tourettes Without Regrets, Oakland CA Lyrics: I wish I knew more about Star Wars than real wars  I wish I knew more about Jedi than ...
  • New sticker shipment, get ya some! A new shipment of try not to be a dick stickers has arrived! Order some for yourself, your friends or your (least) favorite politicians right here!
  • Out with the old, in with the new Well, the old site was getting cluttered and rather than clean it up, I figured I’d start again – who doesn’t love a blank slate? Check out my writing, music, photography and more, now with a clean, new look and a fresh, minty taste.
  • Reflection | #CommunicationFail: Talking Politics In The Trump Era I kind of can’t believe I’m saying this, but … the post-election development that bothers me most isn’t the threat of an authoritarian regime. I mean, that is deeply troubling, and I’m definitely freaked right the hell out about the rise of fascism in this country, but even so, there’s a problem that worries me ...