Monthly Archives: July 2007

Music exists partly to challenge those authorities (i)

[…] In order to understand the dynamics of reggae, however, a clear understanding of Rastafari must be grasped. Reggae is an auditory representation of the experience of Rastafari which is based on the mystical union of the human and the divine. Rastafari, like many syncretized religions of the African diaspora seeks a unity (inity) of […]

On Vox: Music exists partly to challenge those authorities (i)

[…] In order to understand the dynamics of reggae, however, a clear understanding of Rastafari must be grasped. Reggae is an auditory representation of the experience of Rastafari which is based on the mystical union of the human and the… » Read more on Vox

First and foremost as a way of using language

Weird Al Yankovic – White and Nerdy Live Mary Bucholtz, a linguist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been working on the question for the last 12 years. She has gone to high schools and colleges, mainly in California, and asked students from different crowds to think about the idea of nerdiness and […]

On Vox: First and foremost as a way of using language

Mary Bucholtz, a linguist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been working on the question for the last 12 years. She has gone to high schools and colleges, mainly in California, and asked students from different crowds to… » Read more on Vox

Vox Hunt: Cityscape

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On Vox: Vox Hunt: Cityscape

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IM IN UR HALL LISTNIN TO UR CLASIX

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On Vox: IM IN UR HALL LISTNIN TO UR CLASIX

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Where’s a Venn diagram or mapmaker when you want one?

Oklahoma City Birmingham Memphis Indianapolis Columbus Kansas City Cincinnati San Antonio Charlotte Salt Lake City Nashville Atlanta Cleveland St. Louis Milwaukee Dallas-Fort Worth Jacksonville Houston Detroit Austin "Where to Rent Cheap: Some rents in major metropolitan areas rose more than 10% this year, but apartments in the Midwest and South remain easy on the pocket," […]

On Vox: Where’s a Venn diagram or mapmaker when you want one?

Oklahoma CityBirminghamMemphisIndianapolisColumbusKansas CityCincinnatiSan AntonioCharlotteSalt Lake CityNashvilleAtlantaClevelandSt. LouisMilwaukeeDallas-Fort WorthJacksonvilleHoustonDetroitAustin”Where to Rent Cheap: Some rents in major metropolitan areas rose more than 10% this year, but apartments in the Midwest and South remain easy on the pocket,” Business Week, Maya Roney, January… » Read more on Vox