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From culture to hegemony, Dick Hebdige

Say what you will about MTV, but they might have been onto something regarding hegemony and subcultures. Back in the day when they were moderately into featuring music, they produced a short “public service announcement” about the life and death of the term “bling bling.” As they represent it, the term derived from the underground rap and hip-hop scene was quickly disseminated through mainstream audiences by way of media influence. 951 more words

Culture And Mass Media

Whoopi Goldberg: My vape pen and I, a love story

 “I took a sip. It was beautiful. And my pen and I have been together ever since.”

By Whoopi Goldberg, The Cannabist Staff


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I just started Debating

Recently I started off with something I always thought I’d like, but had never experienced firsthand, debating. 

You never know how much you will like something unless you give it a shot. 463 more words

essence It's Raining Men!

Hello! A quick post tonight to show you essence It’s Raining Men! This is one of the new essence polishes in its core line, it’s not part of any of the limited edition collections. 158 more words

Nail Polish

James Blake Feat. Chance The Rapper "Life Round Here (Official Music Video)

James Blake Feat. Chance The Rapper “Life Round Here (Official Music Video)


Money vs. inspiration: writing about writing (a wee bit of a rant)

I’m stumped. I just… I have been taking a long, hard look at writing fiction again, and it seems to have become this impossible world to navigate. 660 more words