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Miles Marshall Lewis

Columns

Tuesday, September 5 2006

Rock Steady Revelations

How far from traditional Bronx breaking can one go before hiphop dance is no longer quite hiphop dance?


Tuesday, April 18 2006

Batman, Africans, and the Pope's Superheroics

Bandes Dessinées (BDs, or drawn strips, bound in hardcover 'albums'), a Franco-Belgian cross between comics and graphic novels, are crazily popular in Paris.


Sunday, March 19 2006

College Dropout Studies Abroad

Kanye West's 'Touch the Sky' French leg of the tour stirs up a hiphop history lesson.


Wednesday, January 25 2006

Public Figure Him Figurehead

A visual hiphop artist, Basquiat rolled hiphop style by liberally sampling African-American icons, comic book superheroes, and cultural totems at will.


Wednesday, January 4 2006

No Replastering... The Structure Is Rotten

In the wake of the recent rioting that began in Paris, the 'good face' mask of France's social policy toward migration, race, religion, and economic policy, is left in smoldering ruins.


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