I’ve Moved!

The bad: I will no longer be updating this blog. The good: My writing and illustration are finally under one roof. The best: And…you can still read my blog. Visit me: www.annakhachiyan.com Follow me: @annakhachiyan See you in hell!

I’ve Moved!

The bad: I will no longer be updating this blog. The good: My writing and illustration are finally under one roof. The best: And…you can still read my blog. Visit me: www.annakhachiyan.com Follow me: @annakhachiyan See you in hell!

A Theory of Twerk

When it comes to race relations in America, the lines are increasingly blurred.  It’s been nearly a week and people are still talking about Miley Cyrus. Her performance last Sunday at the 2013 VMAs raised as many questions as it

A Theory of Twerk

When it comes to race relations in America, the lines are increasingly blurred.  It’s been nearly a week and people are still talking about Miley Cyrus. Her performance last Sunday at the 2013 VMAs raised as many questions as it

/ Art

Magna Carta Holy Fail

What can Jay-Z teach us about art? More than you think. Wednesday before last, you may have heard, Jay-Z gave an impromptu performance of his new single “Picasso Baby” in a hush-hush event at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea. The

/ Art

Magna Carta Holy Fail

What can Jay-Z teach us about art? More than you think. Wednesday before last, you may have heard, Jay-Z gave an impromptu performance of his new single “Picasso Baby” in a hush-hush event at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea. The

The Farce of Dzhokhar’s Face

Reddit today is abuzz with courtroom sketches taken at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s indictment, where he was charged with 30 counts of using a weapon of mass destruction (and plead not guilty to all of them). If that isn’t performance art, then

The Farce of Dzhokhar’s Face

Reddit today is abuzz with courtroom sketches taken at Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s indictment, where he was charged with 30 counts of using a weapon of mass destruction (and plead not guilty to all of them). If that isn’t performance art, then

On Boston and the Caucasus

The events in Boston have been weighing on me to the point that it feels dirty and cheap and like a betrayal to Instagram or brunch or online shop or do any of the things we usually do to take

On Boston and the Caucasus

The events in Boston have been weighing on me to the point that it feels dirty and cheap and like a betrayal to Instagram or brunch or online shop or do any of the things we usually do to take

Two Translations

Below are translations for my two favorite songs by the Russian group Кино (Kino, tr. Cinema or Film), the most important musical act to come out of the pre-collapse USSR. Kino was formed in Leningrad in the summer of 1981

Two Translations

Below are translations for my two favorite songs by the Russian group Кино (Kino, tr. Cinema or Film), the most important musical act to come out of the pre-collapse USSR. Kino was formed in Leningrad in the summer of 1981

The N-word Apologia Continues

“That’s the ultimate race, poor people.” —Adam Carolla The Daily Mail this week takes a stab at making sense of the whole Lisa Lampanelli/Lena Dunham n-word scandal by reprinting a Twitter exchange between Dunham and XOJane blogger Shayla Pierce, who wrote an article about why

The N-word Apologia Continues

“That’s the ultimate race, poor people.” —Adam Carolla The Daily Mail this week takes a stab at making sense of the whole Lisa Lampanelli/Lena Dunham n-word scandal by reprinting a Twitter exchange between Dunham and XOJane blogger Shayla Pierce, who wrote an article about why