Monthly Archives: September 2011

Iron & Wine – Sodom South Georgia

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Celebrate Banned Books Week

One of the most enjoyable scholarly activities one can engage in is the reading of banned books.  It is often these banned books that portray a palpable reality, even if those realities are dark places into which one might not … Continue reading

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City & Colour – Fragile Bird (Unrated)

I felt compelled to share this fantastic song from City and Colour’s newest album Little Hell and the beautiful video that was created for it.  It was done in a somewhat dark style that really suits the song and the … Continue reading

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Incubus – Certain Shade of Green (Acousitc)

For your Friday pleasure:  

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Minus the Bear – Throwing Shapes

University demands have all but destroyed the free time I generally try to dedicate to this blog.  Due to this inconvenient truth, there may be more great music and less discussion.  But rest assured, it’s only a temporary bout of … Continue reading

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Ghosts and Vodka – Andrea Loves Horses

I love math rock.

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Remembering a Great Poet: Hugh Fox, 1932-2011

Most anyone in the literary world, particularly the poetry sphere, understands that we’re currently experiencing a substantial surge in general interest in the arts, and creative writing especially.  Like never before, you can find thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands, of … Continue reading

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Labor Unions and California

Labor Unions and the discussion surrounding their existence always seems to stir up controversy.  This fact was reflected relatively accurately in a recent Los Angeles Times Op/Ed piece entitled Have unions ruined our country?.  At first glance, it looks like … Continue reading

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Mini-Series: Why I am No Longer a Christian

I ran across a mini-series, here put together as one video, on an excellent site that features hundreds of free documentary titles.  The site is called Top Documentary Films.  The film was not put together by a professional filmmaker, but … Continue reading

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