Monthly Archives: March 2011

Everclear – Santa Monica

In honor of the warm, sunny, and generally beautiful day here in Santa Monica, California: underrated alt-rock band Everclear Advertisements

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Dark Green Dionysus and Stephen Colbert

Of the two main pseudo-politicos poking fun at everything on Comedy Central, satirist Stephen Colbert is not my favorite.  However, there is an interesting piece in the Religion section of the Huffington Post concerning his “giving up” Catholicism for lent. … Continue reading

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Biblical Less-Than-Truths

The authorial authenticity of the Bible has come into question from time to time and it appears there has been additional research concerning who deserves credit for some New Testament pieces. Most scholars (and many regular literate citizens for that … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein, Socialist.

Albert Einstein is largely considered one of the most prominent figures in the twentieth century.  He’s hailed as a scientific genius, representative of the intellectual heights humanity is capable of.  One fact concerning Einstein’s life and conviction is very rarely … Continue reading

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Want to Meet The Walrus?

Of all the interviews available to the general public, especially of those famous people who have passed away, few provide much legitimate value.  This interview of John Lennon by a 14-year-old boy who apparently snuck into his dressing room reveals … Continue reading

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Some Poetic Refreshment

I’ve been enjoying a lot of Billy Collins lately.  He has a way of capturing even fictional moments with such bare, vibrant reality.  

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The Cure and Existentialism

The recent post about Nietzsche in Third Eye Blind’s song got me thinking about other literary references in music and I realized I skipped over one of the most blatant references out there: The Cure’s “Killing an Arab.” The lyrics, … Continue reading

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