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Media // 3 Articles

The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the ‘80s: Part 4: 40 - 21
30 Sep 2015 // 8:02 PM

Stories sung with grace and compassion. We can only hope our stories will be told so well, sometime.

What Was So Great about the Clash, Anyway?
27 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

So how does someone go from anti-nuke activist to serious foreign policy maven, student protester to midlife bourgeoisie, and feel the same way about "The Only Band That Matters"?


The Sound of Venezuela's Restlessness
26 Mar 2014 // 8:30 PM

As protests continue to rage in Venezuela, a traditional Venezuelan spirit is on display. It is thoughtful and reflective, yet opaque. It might be best understood through the music.

Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher
2 Jun 2013 // 5:15 PM

Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?


The Fall of The Clash Minus the Rise
18 May 2014 // 8:10 PM

For a telling of "the only band that mattered", there's something of a lack of yeast in the brew, here.

Cobra Skulls: Agitations
8 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

Shades of The Clash in the Reno trio's third full-length...


The Clash Album That Never Was: 'Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg'
11 Feb 2015 // 3:00 AM

Even in bootleg form, the Clash's Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg stands as one of the most daring, fearless, idiosyncratic recordings ever put on tape by a major recording artist.

Joe Strummer's Thunderbird Is Up for Sale on eBay
13 Aug 2014 // 4:27 AM

Wow. Joe Strummer's car, a Chalfont Blue 1963 Ford Thunderbird, is for sale on eBay.

//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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