But let’s not forget: feminism is, at least in part, about choice, and portions of life are play, not politics. Play and relationships and creativity and whatever we want. ...more
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A long list of known and respected musicians from a wide variety of genres have signed a petition against the systemic enabling of illegal streaming provided by entities such as YouTube and Google. The petition urges Congress to reform the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which protects companies that host user sharing from being held accountable […]
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In Rolling Stone’s Bowie issue, Trent Reznor has added his incredibly sincere recollections of the icon to the abundance of tributes that have come out since Bowie’s passing: There were a number of times where the two of us were alone, and he said some things that weren’t scolding, but pieces of wisdom that stuck […]
When in need of comfort, it’s always worth trying close reading. ...more
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If power is going to shift toward equality, men have to see power less as an inherent right and more as something we can be incentivized to relinquish. ...more
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It’d be a stretch to say that Johnny Cash and Iggy Pop are connected in any meaningful way.
Johnny Cash’s late covers are superior to their original recordings, but are they traditional?
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