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Okay, so how many movies did you see in the theater last year? And live concerts? Yeah, that’s what we figured. And yet!

Black CEOs Won't Save Us: On the Music Industry and the White Gaze

The Very Tired Girl Writer Undisclosed Millennial
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How COVID-19 Is Shaping the Future of the Music Industry

emotionalmusicar A&R Progressive Millennial

Leaders of the Creative Economy Are Out of Ideas

Isabel Writer Undisclosed Millennial

The Fashion and Entertainment Industries Encourage Young Women to Sell Their Bodies

Madonna Actor, Writer Undisclosed Millennial

More Narratives

I'm a Music Professional Out of Work Due to COVID-19

GiggyPop Writer Progressive Millennial

The Worst Job I Ever Had Was at a Celebrity Philanthropy Agency

EastCoaster Undisclosed Undisclosed Undisclosed

Racism in Theater Is Real: My Journey as a Black Actor

SweetTeaSoursop Actor, Singer, Writer Progressive Millennial

Stand-Up Comedy Is Dead, Except for Rooftop Comedy in NYC

TruthTime07 Comedian Progressive Millennial

Emotional Abuse at Work Wasn't Worth Working With Celebrities

TAMMY Writer Progressive Millennial

I’m a Conservative, Christian, Right-Wing Radio Host

RightsWatch Author, Editor, Radio Host Conservative Millennial

What’s It Like for an Actor in a Pandemic? Not Easy

J. Francis Actor Progressive Millennial

Art Is an Essential Business: A Musician Reflects on the Pandemic

Blippen Trapzer Artist Socialist Gen X

This Is What It’s Like to Date a Famous Actor

Mage Stand-Up Comedian Undisclosed Millennial

Working Red Carpets Is a Nightmare

The Girl with the Dragonfruit Tattoo Creative Progressive Millennial

Why TikTok Made Me Hate Teenagers

Hey Bin Writer Progressive Millennial

What You Learn When Your Band Becomes Famous

Once in a Band Retired Musician Undisclosed Undisclosed

I Was a Stand-Up Comedian as a Child: Here's Why I Stopped

Steve Hamm Journalist Progressive Millennial

How I Recorded the First Longmont Potion Castle Album

Longmont Potion Castle Recording Artist Undisclosed Gen X

I Discovered My White Privilege as a Child Actor in Mexico

St. George Journalist Conservative Millennial

Watching Trashy Reality TV Got Me Through a Friend's Death

Big Feelings Writer Undisclosed Millennial

Beyoncé’s Music Has Helped Me Through It All

Original Cowgirl Writer Socialist Undisclosed

Growing Up in Haiti Taught Me the Power of Music

1804 Artist Undisclosed Millennial

My Life Is Horror Films

deathdeathdeath Writer Undisclosed Millennial

Dancehall Music Has Become My Community’s Therapy

Bwoil Dumplin Activist, Content Creator Undisclosed Millennial

How 'Schitt's Creek' Helped Get Me Through My Divorce

RabbitRabbit Writer Socialist Millennial

Why You Shouldn’t Listen to Celebrities Talk About Politics

Clint Westwood Producer Undisclosed Millennial

What It's Like to Work With a Master Painter

Uptake Life Undisclosed Gen X

I'm an EDM DJ: EDM Culture Needs to Change

ChillDad420 Musician Nihilist Millennial

In Defense of Raving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tiny Dancer Journalist Progressive Millennial

Let’s Be Real: The '90s Were Crap

Warriorwoman Writer Progressive Gen X

As a Career-Driven Woman, I've Turned Down Celebrity Dates

Dodi from Van Nuys Screenwriter Undisclosed Baby Boomer

Writers Guild Negotiations: Flipping the Script on Agents

Oswald Tinkleberry Screenwriter Undisclosed Gen X

I've Witnessed Racial Bias as a Production Assistant

Dominick KC Video Producer Progressive Millennial

Why Books Are Terrible: A Summary

nokink Writer Socialist Gen X

Protest Music Under Trump Is Just Mainstream Pop, and That's Just Fine

Avedon Baldwin Writer, Journalist Anarchist Gen X

An Apartment Fire Burned My Art—I’m Still Healing

stream Artist Undisclosed Gen X

The Record Industry Thrives on the Exploitation of Young Rappers

Fred Engels Person Who Does Things Progressive Millennial

The Come Up

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Head Space

Chances are you’ve been on your own rollercoaster ride with mental health recently. The Doe is here for you. 

Mental Health

Common Ground

The environment is a constant in the news, but even more so of late. Climate change, the Australian wildfires and, of course, the spread of a global, animal-borne disease have most of us thinking about our planet in unfamiliar ways.


Game On

While the sporting world has been rocked by the pandemic, it looks for a major rebound this spring: March madness, indeed.



Some folks have family trees that go back generations, others don’t know who their birth mothers are. No matter what, the human desire to know where one came from runs deep.


And Beyond

The year is 2020. Science and technology influence everything from day-to-day tasks to our health and longevity. And yet an ocean of advancement still awaits. The question is, how do we dive in?

Science and Tech

What's Good

To say this year has sucked would be an understatement. But amidst the hot dumpster fire that is 2020, we're looking for a silver lining.

Acts of Kindness

State of the Union

It’s perhaps the most contentious and consequential election in modern American history: As Biden and Trump square off, The Doe jumps into the debate.


The System

George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Portland. Chicago. Lafayette Square. As cities across the United States grapple with protests, unrest and rebellion, The Doe takes a deep dive into justice and the system.


Subject Matters

Reading, writing and arithmetic ain’t what it used to be a decade ago—or even a few months ago.


What She Said

It’s difficult to articulate what it's like being a woman. Hell, even the spelling of the word is cause for discussion (we see you, womxn).


Four Letter Word

Love: A lot of songs, poems and multi-volume treatises have been devoted to the subject. So, in these strange days when we could use it the most, what’s left to say about the strongest of human emotions?  Plenty.


On the Record

We’re very proud of our particular and deliberate themes at The Doe. They cover a broad range of topics, ones that we feel are crucial to discourse in the world today. But still!