as always, stuff that MAY have been considered cool three years ago (e.g. Vampire Weekend) or was never ever cool (e.g. Beyonce). On the feminist tip, recently enjoyed a performance of Bach's Coffee Cantatas.
The Daily Show, Project Runway, Rachel Maddow
Why Not Socialism? By D.A. Cohen. Latest issue of The Baffler. The Averaged American, by Sarah Igo.