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Interview: the "new era" of Crankdat & lightning round Q&A

Christian Smith, also known as Crankdat, talks about his upcoming festival debut at #Fest (Number Fest) and answers a lightning round of questions about new music, his favorite artists on Twitter, and more. 686 more words


Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

Since at least 2003, this term “Moralistic Therapeutic Deism” has been around as an apt description of the thing that most in our culture would call Christianity but that the Jesus and the Apostles wouldn’t recognize.  304 more words

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Crankdat @ Subterranean 4/14 - win a pair of tickets

As part of his “Gear Up” American tour, Crankdat will be hitting the Windy City April 14th at Subterranean in West Town. 253 more words


CFP: Karl Marx 200th anniversary - Shakespeare special issue

Call for Papers

For a special issue of Shakespeare: A Journal marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, we are inviting submissions of papers, related to the issue’s central topic of investigating Marx’s impact, in a broad sense, on Shakespeare studies, either by exemplifying it in your own way or by commenting directly on it. 82 more words


Christian Smith on Shakespeare's influence on Marx

As a primer to our forthcoming symposium on Shakespeare and Marx in June (also for the up-coming Shakespeare and Hegel event) have a look at the work of our friend… 88 more words



Seen on a billboard: “Live generously and life will reward you royally.” I don’t know what it had to do with the well-known brand of liquor it was advertising but I liked the slogan. 402 more words

Surfing the Waves of Emerging Adulthood

People often refer to stereo when talking about sound and music, but not so often about sight.  Stereopsis is the enhancement of sight by using two eyes.  1,270 more words