Valerie Renay

Valerie Renay Investigates The Shadows

Valerie Renay (half of Noblesse Oblige) is releasing her first solo album on September 7, co-produced by Alexander Paulick-Thiel (Kreidler). One of our favorite Berlin-based French Caribbean performers, painters, and electronic pop chanteuse, Valerie Renay, brings us Your Own Shadow. After initial help from producer Moses Schneider and…
The Artist D, exec editor of Fourculture

A Legend In My Living Room

I knew legacy was false when I saw my grandparents die. Their legacies quickly swallowed up by the black hole of their deaths. I knew legacy meant nothing when Michael Jackson died and his image was sullied forever by his later deeds, overshadowing his younger body of work.…

FOURTHOUGHT #53 | Shot in the Sex with Words

The Artist D, Vanilla Child, and Ray Cotolo rate themselves on the Kinsey Scale. Ray explains how statistics of sexuality are bogus. Vanilla Child explains how past experience can put a damper on your results. The Artist D is just amazed how hedonistic the other hosts on this…

FOURTHOUGHT #52 | Buffy the Homoslayer

The Artist D, Vanilla Child, and Ray Cotolo celebrate the 1 year anniversary of Fourthought! The crew has been doing this for an entire year and we still don’t know what they’re thinking. Look back on some of our favorite times together. New topics include Ray’s hatred of…

FOURTHOUGHT #51 | Paper, Plastic, Zombies?

The Artist D, Vanilla Child, and Ray Cotolo discover some simple truths about the things they’ve been believing. National Geographic brings us an article on where the world has been dumping all of our plastic garbage. Who told them to put it there!? Artist D wants to know.…

Artist D’s Fabulous Show ft. Debbie Cannon

Artist D interviews the inspirational Transformation Coach, Debbie Cannon. The pair discuss positive perspectives and what makes a coach a coach. Discover Debbie’s transgender path and personal achievements, successfully melding her true self into all aspects of her life, including work! Voted Insurance Leader of the Year in…

Fourthought: Snowflakism

The Artist D, Ray Cotolo, Adam D, & Vanilla Child go through the list of people suffering from snowflakism. Angry Facebook memos, dumb artists, and children from Florida. It’s not just for Liberals anymore. Together they figure who shot up YouTube and other mysteries of today’s world.…

The Transgender Discussion on Fourthought #40 (Part II)

Part II of The Artist D, Ray Cotolo, Mack Danger, & Vanilla Child discuss gay and trans roots. Artist D explains a little more about his turn from seeking transition and connects some of the dots. This was a great mix of discussion about nurture, nature, and the…

Fourthought: Quarter Life Crisis

Vanilla Child, Ray Cotolo, and Artist D investigate the quarter life crisis. Financial, social, and career issues weigh heavy on our millennial’s hearts. But hasn’t this always been a thing? Is it so new? What is it about the 21st century that has turned up the volume to…

Fourthought: Suicide & Technology

Our panel of hosts debate if they would download your consciousness intro a robot if the side effect was fatal! The Artist D gets a comforting popup on Facebook which is anything but comforting. Technology is tracking and predicting suicides. Fourthought weighs in.…