Monthly Archives: August 2015

Great Poets In Their Own Words 4 of 4 (BBC)

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Great Poets In Their Own Words 3 of 4 (BBC)

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Great Poets In Their Own Words 2 of 4 (BBC)

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Great Poets In Their Own Words 1 of 4 (BBC)

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“Howl” by Amy Newman

Since I was first exposed to him in my first years as an undergraduate at a California community college, I have thoroughly enjoyed and been moved by Allen Ginsberg.  His 20th century epic poem “Howl” has long been a pillar … Continue reading

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T-Pain Stripped Down and the Pulse of American Pop

As a mid-twenty-something, the auto-tuned trills of T-Pain are part of the soundtrack of my partially ill-spent youth, and there is certainly a touch of nostalgia to hear his unique(?) brand of pop-hip-hop.  Recently, he performed a stripped-down concert for … Continue reading

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Because I’m tired of businessmen telling me how to teach

Originally posted on suburbanprincessteacher:
Money and fame do not automatically make you brilliant and all-knowing. One would think this would go without saying. And yet… Why, as a society, are we so quick to follow the “teachings” of the rich…

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