Tag Archives: Popular/Mainstream Culture

Farewell Phil Spector

The debate over who’s responsible for the Wall of Sound Spector is credited for will go on forever yet he did contribute immensely to Popular Music. Phil comes more into play for my generation by working with the Ramones since … Continue reading

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RIP Kenny Rogers

Such a bummer to hear this on NPR and during this debacle during the Stupid Ages. I hope Kenny was at peace since all the news stories said he had been ill. I had the great opportunity to meet Kenny … Continue reading

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Just passing through Austin

I’ve seen it on TV. I was told all about it in college because getting to be on the crew was a PR internship for Oscar Mayer (or whatever parent company). I think driving the thing was one of Homer … Continue reading

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A realistic mannequin that resulted in hate mail for writer

Regardless of the store displaying this, I have to applaud them for finally using a model that isn’t the ideal, a fiction with our planet’s majority. I can’t remember the exact story but Tanya Gold from the The Guardian (whoops, The Telegraph, … Continue reading

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D&D is now “cool”

Last week, The Guardian did a piece about how D&D has become more cool and/or mainstream. I was more fascinated with the castle rental and where did 42 gamers come up with four grand to play! Even my fellow contemporary players/friends … Continue reading

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