Ambition permeates almost every bit of this album – something to be lauded in a time where music has become culturally devalued as important in itself.
When it comes to social justice, referenda are frequently on the wrong side of history. Putting fundamental rights up for debate by an unaffected majority is an ugly, ugly precedent.
This is a man whose time has come.
This is a serious challenge to Zionism, with much to recommend it as an intellectual resource for non-Zionist diasporic Judaism and Jewishness.
My Little Pony gives children of all sexes–and adults too–a broad range of meanings to draw from on what it means to be a girl, what it means to be an individual, and what it means to be friends.
Riots are what happens when people despair, when there appears to be few options in the present and none in the future, and no way to fix the situation.
Amy Winehouse was born into a musical environment in which the dead-end kitsch of celebrity tabloid “journalism” and reality television were the truly dominant artforms of the age. It is that disenchanted world, in many ways, which was the subject of her art.
What would change if we regarded News International as a de-facto criminal conspiracy? James Murdoch’s “I can’t speak to that” sounds less like the confusion of an incompetent manager than the intentional unknowing of a Tony Soprano, insulated from street level crime.
Canadian electropop group the Junior Boys have released a string of consistently great albums, and new record It’s All True is not exception.
Dancing Theology in Fetish Boots is an intriguing collection of mismatched elements that sheds new light on sexuality, gender and race in religious locations.
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