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  • 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 ...
  • Reflection | The Dark Side of Red Rocks Like any devout fan of live music, I’ve spent time at beautiful outdoor concert venues all around the country, dancing in the breeze to the songs of my favorite bands, soaking up the mountains, deserts and oceans that stretch out for miles in every direction. And like many of the people who surround me in ...