Adventboost 2017 – Day 3 – Mona Haydar

Welcome back to Adventboost! December 3rd, and also the first Advent Sunday. My goodness! Only 3 weeks left until Christmas Eve (the Big Day here in Sweden) and honestly… I’m excited. I am ready for the food. Last night I baked the first batch of gingerbread cookies, and listened to Tori Amos’ Midwinter Graces for the first time since sometime in January (my favorite Continue reading Adventboost 2017 – Day 3 – Mona Haydar

#AdventBoost Day 23 – Silvana Imam

Holy shit, it’s the day before Xmas. Today I’m continuing my brief Swedish streak by adventboosting lesbian half-Lithuanian, half-Syrian Swedish rapper Silvana Imam. Now I’ll be honest: I hesitated about including her in AdventBoost because she’s a fucking superstar who doesn’t need signal boosting from small-time bloggers like me. Even so, I figure that a lot of the non-Swedes who Continue reading #AdventBoost Day 23 – Silvana Imam

#AdventBoost Day 12 – Frank Waln

Today I want to tell y’all about Sicangu Lakota rapper Frank Waln. He has won three Native American Music Awards, several other awards and written on indigineity and decolonization for a number of publications. I’ll be honest; I feel a bit silly “boosting” someone so accomplished on my tiny little blog, but at the same time I know even accomplished Continue reading #AdventBoost Day 12 – Frank Waln