Articles tagged folklore

‘The Book of the Dead’ Reflects the Complexity of Its Author and His Times

Orikuchi Shinobu's work helps to illustrate the power of fiction and literature to bring to life -- quite literally, in this case -- academic theories surrounding religion, folklore and sociology.

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The Songs of Sorrowful Fates and Bloodthirsty Constituents Are Sung in ‘Hear My Sad Story’

Richard Polenberg's work documents America's musicology of lawless police and amped-up citizens chasing, terrorizing, maiming, and killing innocent people.

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Londoners and Time Travelers and Banshees, Oh My! Writing Modern ‘Folklore’

Ever wonder what kind of pickup line a banshee would use with a troll? Why aliens settled in London? How a time traveler’s riddle might save the planet? Scriptwriter Justin Calen Chenn does—and he shares the answers in his latest film, Folklore.

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: Hysterical

The folkloric Brooklyn band of indie rock fame return almost five years later with their third and most cohesive LP.

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15 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Folklore: Carpenter’s Falls

More the Ghost of Ian Curtis than H.W. Beavermann.

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Folklore: The Ghost of H.W. Beaverman

Folklore’s debut is a lovely opaque work that should appear on all serious Best of 2008 lists.

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12 Aug 2002 // 11:00 PM

	16 Horsepower: Folklore

16 Horsepower is, in seven sentence fragments or less: pure bluegrass. Johnny Cash. A midnight field, full moon. The crackle of campfire on a dark mountainside.

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'The Chamber' Keeps the Drama and Suspense Going

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"The Chamber is the filmic equivalent of a fairground ride, the stimulation of emotion over ideas.

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