Stephen Paul Smoker
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Dispatches from the North Coast Music Festival: 3 September 2010 - Chicago
13 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

Chicago's inaugural North Coast Music Festival combined electronic and jam cultures for a pretty groovy three day dance marathon. First up in PopMatters coverage is an interview with local singer/songwriter Stephen Paul Smoker, who played a terrific Sunday set.

//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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