Lexie Smith on Bread and the Current State of Things
Art, Food - - Paige Labuda
A late April conversation, where artist Lexie Smith talks presciently (as we read in hindsight) about the deluge of sourdough in quarantine, the compounding isolation of our everyday, and the many things that the study of Bread has led her to. Read More >>
Amelie Schläffer is looking for your footprints (and other data)
- Allie Monck
Surveillance remains a perennial topic of conversation and concern. Amelie Schläffer's work asks us to consider whether or not we truly own our data, and what someone can create when happening upon the data of a stranger. Read More >>
Looking for the Grotesque, on the road with Violet King
Art - - Allie Monck

Photographer Violet King is on the lookout for the grotesque, the abnormal, and the strange in our everyday surroundings. STP caught up with King to learn more about her work, consider trash popsicles, and find out how King is making art from isolation. 

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Sex, Drugs, and Other Artist Coping Mechanisms
Art, Culture - - L.A. Vandyke
How can artists employ therapeutic techniques and practices to enhance their work? STP's L.A. Vandyke explores how vices, philosophy, sex, and gender can spark creativity and beyond. Read More >>
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: the Mother, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
Art - - Maya Kotomori , L.A. Vandyke
Artist Emmanuel Desir opened one of the first solo shows since New York City eased up on lockdown, entitled Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. STP caught up with Desir on opening night to catch up on art, life, and magic. Read More >>
On: The World - A Conversation with Two Dogs and a Leash
Art - - Maya Kotomori

Ezekiel Binns and Juan Cardona make up the duo "Two Dogs and a Leash," working to build a world from haptics and curiosity. STP's Maya Kotomori chatted with Binns and Cardona about what defines their work, the future of buildings, and of course, IKEA.

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Assigning Art an Actionable Function with Lumia Nocito
Art, Culture - - Paige Labuda
STP caught up with Yard Sale Show curator Lumia Nocito to discuss the background of the show, learn more about The Loveland Foundation, and how artists can contribute in our current moment. Read More >>
Heat - Michael Mann, 1995 (film review)
- Brad Phillips

I hadn’t seen this movie in a long time. I really don’t like the cultishness around the film, similarly to how I dislike the intense enamoration of Scarface displayed by anyone from two-bit weed dealers to the overlords of cartels and American dope empires. Almost all white kids I knew growing up who smoked weed and listened to hip-hop had Scarface posters in their basements, and I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard people do impersonations of Tony Montana’s famous, “Say hello to my little friend!” 1 - their accents even worse than the Cuban accent Pacino attempted...

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Macklin's Vegan Popeye’s Mushroom Sandwich (recipe)
Food - - Macklin Casnoff
Macklin Casnoff shares a vegan riff on the famous Popeye's Chicken Sandwich. Read More >>