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by Sarah Zupko

12 Jun 2009


Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture by Atlantic correspondent and journalism professor Ellen Ruppel Shell is an engaging and compelling look at the ramifications of American’s desires for endless bargains. The book comes out in July and is an essential read for anyone interested in getting another perspective on both the current economic crisis and how drastically Americans’ lives have been altered over the last 50 years.

 

by Joe Tacopino

3 Jun 2009


Today is the birthday of Allen Ginsberg, celebrated beat poet and social activist who died in 1997. Here’s a video of him giving a reading at City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco. We miss you Allen.

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Fave Five: Alpine

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"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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