Joseph Kugelmass
Blogs // 6 Articles

Two songs that are dying to get stuck in your head (stream) | 15 Jun 2009 // 12:20 AM

A new band pours talent into two songs with choruses that just won't quit. Also, best Bio Dome and Craigslist jokes ever to come out of the chamber-pop movement.

I Guess White Boys Feel It More: On Music Biopics | 19 May 2009 // 1:15 AM

The way that the films Notorious, 8 Mile, Walk The Line, and Ray lead up to scenes of performances shows the remarkable and subtle endurance of troubling racial stereotypes and ideals.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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