WSV’s Deborah Haak-Frost writes, “Clearly, any gardener knows that some aches and pains come with the territory. As an otherwise-fairly-healthy-ish 32-year-old, though, I’m a bit frustrated that my body is exhibiting tendencies of one that has endured much more time and wear.”
In honor of National Poetry Month, WSV’s Aundrea Sayrie shares a poem she hasn’t finished and maybe never will.
Doug and Alek are joined by Watershed Voice Columnist Haley Hogoboom (Haley Homemaker) to discuss Lady Gaga‘s recent harrowing experience, how to gain confidence in the kitchen, do it yourself remodeling, their favorite cooking and baking shows, and the art of being your spouse’s brand manager.
Haley talks do it yourself home renovations and White Cake Cookies in this month’s Haley Homemaker.
“Discrimination based on hairstyles has long served as a thinly-veiled excuse to discriminate based on race,” Rep. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) said. “This form of prejudice is a real problem, one that countless men, women and children are forced to face every day.”
WSV’s Torrey Brown writes about an offensive Valentine’s Day themed image that circulated through the Los Angeles Police Department last week. The image makes light of George Floyd — who was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in 2020 — with a caption that read, “You take my breath away.”
WSV’s Steph Hightree writes, “I am a big supporter of taking medication to help with one’s mental health and other health related issues. I wouldn’t be able to function without mine. But my daughter is feeling some shame with hers. She feels like something is wrong with her because she has to take medicine. So how do we end this stigma? Unfortunately society has not helped with this. Mental health is still not considered a health problem even though it has the word health right in its name. It is considered taboo to be depressed. People don’t like discussing or dealing with it. I’d like to end that now.”
Crank the speakers in your Uber and get ready as Lisha & Jules cover Lisha’s favorite movie (yes, again, it’s a whole thing), Carlos López Estrada’s 2018 feature length directorial debut, Blindspotting!
This month Haley Homemaker shows you how to make Zuppa Toscana Soup.
“I want to start this letter by telling you how much you mean to me and how proud I am of you. You are amazing and I think the world of you. You will always be my little girl no matter how old you are. But it won’t be long before you are ready to leave the nest and start your own journey. Before that happens, I want to give you some advice.”
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast! Lisha and Jules not only watched Wonder Woman 1984 twice, but also recorded this episode TWICE (they finally experienced every podcaster’s nightmare: the IMMEDIATE LOSS OF TWO HOURS OF WORK) so that you could listen to them get angry over a really, terribly written movie.
Patch & Remington, a new community-driven art space in Marcellus, is set for Grand Opening on February 1. WSV’s Michael Hogoboom reached out to Sarah Ayers, co-founder of the project, to learn more about the new community space coming to Southwest Michigan.
Have you ever been stuck between a rock and hard place? A situation where you have two choices and both choices kinda suck? Then you have experienced the Trolley Problem. This week WSV columnist Amanda Yearling examines this thought experiment, and how it pertains to our lives.
In this short episode, Hogey from the I Can Marvel All Day podcast takes over Keep Your Voice Down to feature an interview between Hogey and Alek about Watershed Voice.
For week two of all-animated film December, Lisha and Jules are coming at you with the feature length directorial debut from Sylvain Chomet, 2003’s The Triplets of Belleville!
Watershed Voice Columnist Charles Thomas writes about his upbringing, and the greatest gift his father ever gave him.
Naked Philosophy is a series of articles by Amanda Yearling that will examine current problems/events under a philosophical lens. This week Yearling argues that in order “to build a tolerant society that is welcoming and open, we must be willing to shut down behavior that threatens to oppress the rest of us.”
Local recording artist and producer Mitchie Moore released a new full-length album on November 27. Moore virtually sat down with Watershed Voice this weekend to discuss the album, which he describes as experimental hip-hop/rap, with inspirations from electronic music.