Articles tagged culture

‘Empire of Things’ Is Both an Epic and a Necessary Look at Consumer Culture

Trentmann's historical analysis of consumption manages to be both depressing about our habits and hopeful about change.

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Performing Politics: Judith Butler and the Struggle for the Street

We may hate that we are vulnerable and dependent upon one another, argues Judith Butler, but it's that very interdependence that allows us to mobilize together as social movements.

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‘The Pop Festival’ Seems to Have Missed the Music

The Pop Festival is largely an overly self-serious look at an essentially less-than-serious pop cultural event.

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Culture: Culture and the Deejays at Joe Gibbs 1977-1979

A collection of rare 12" disco singles which extend, and in some cases enhance, the early catalogue of the brilliant Culture with guest DJ slots.

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Joe Gibbs: Scorchers from the Mighty Two

When listening to a compilation like Scorchers from the Mighty Two, ownership of a certain piece of music seems like a quaint and inconsequential idea. There's a communal spirit that reigns.

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In the Know by Nancy MacDonell

A fashion-heavy guide to hip that just reeks of not knowing what it is really about.

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Culture: Two Sevens Clash: 30th Anniversary Edition

Certified reggae classic celebrates 30th Anniversary inna deluxe style.

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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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