"Eyes as Bright As Diamonds": Jen Ray on Texas Feminism and The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

"Eyes as Bright As Diamonds": Jen Ray on Texas Feminism and The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

Southern-born multimedia artist Jen Ray has been ruminating on Texas, and the Texas mindset, ever since witnessing performances by the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders as an adolescent. For her most recent project, an energetic collaboration with singer-songwriter Sarah Jaffe, she goes deeper on this long-held fascination with The Lone Star State and, more generally, the American South.

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7 Things That Happened When I Drank Mushroom Tonic For A Month

7 Things That Happened When I Drank Mushroom Tonic For A Month

Mushroom lattes, potions, and tonics have made their debut in the wellness world as practitioners of a healthy lifestyle have begun singing the praises of fungi for their incomparable health benefits and healing and beauty-enhancing capabilities. When I decided to consume mushrooms for a whole month, I started out by setting my parameters. I would focus on the "tonic" or "potion" as the main vehicle of the four mushrooms I had been hearing most about—reishi, chaga, lion's mane, and cordyceps.

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What if a brighter future is built on mushrooms?

What if a brighter future is built on mushrooms?

Mushrooms are a 2019 macro trend - they have a way of popping up unexpectedly, where they’re most needed. Here’s a Macro Report on Mushrooms covering applications in wellness, fashion, sustainability, and a feature on scientist and thought leader Paul Stamets.

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