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Confessions (of a former 'Master of the Universe')

A strange bird sings

Perched on a skyscraper tall tree

Is it Bird-man?

I recently watched this film

But why is this character here?

Simply singing and watching… 885 more words


Food and the French Empire

A special issue of French Cultural Studies (26:2) on “Food and the French Empire” is available for free through July at http://frc.sagepub.com/content/current.

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Food Studies

approach the global media narrative on your African country with caution

I AM writing this in a bit of an angry state, after more than thirty hours of flight time and one hour’s taxi time travel, because once again I have been starkly shown the difference between the narrative our imaginations see in the world of media and entertainment, and the reality on the ground in this world of ‘us’ versus ‘them’. 750 more words


Why do black people watch other black people's money

Over the past 20 or so years, I have noticed that many of us have turned “consciousness” into a new reLIEgion and anybody not part of this cult is ripe to be attacked for a myriad of reasons. 2,571 more words

Social Issues

A Darker Duality - ROBERT HAGUE

An essay that explores the printmaking practice of Melbourne based artist Robert Hague, coinciding with his exhibition ‘Erasure’ at The Art Vault, Mildura, Australia. 897 more words


South African English

I have a Blogging buddy and very good friend in Upper New York State.  He lived in NOLA once but says he was blown out of there by Katrina and eventually landed in Billary’s adopted State when they moved there on her first phase of getting into the White House. 824 more words

Don’t hate on Kate: Why Canadians care about the royal wedding

May 2011

Obsession with celebrities is not something we’re unaccustomed to, but when it comes to the “wedding of the century,” it looks as if people have pulled out all the stops. 991 more words