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The Reverse Influence of Indigenous music on the West

Did you know that The Black Eyed Peas’ Grammy Award winning 2005 song “Don’t Phunk with My Heart” was inspired by two 1970s Bollywood songs: “Ye Mera Dil Yaar Ka Diwana” from Don (1978) and “Ae Naujawan Hai Sub” from Apradh (1972) ? 796 more words


19 and Wretching

Josh Duggar is a sexual predator whose crimes were covered up by his parents. Period.

Duggar and his wife have a website, of course, where they espouse letting “God handle everything” in their lives — basically, giving up any sort of personal responsibility so that they just “ask for forgiveness” when they fuck up and then everything’s all better. 475 more words


Supreme Leader Snoke and Supreme Painter Tennessee Williams: Links You Need to See

It’s imperative to begin this links roundup with some some photos of breathtaking bookstores, because this is the internet, on which people write about things that aren’t at all imperative — like looking at photos of breathtaking bookstores — as if they were.  301 more words

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Tales From The Bargain Bin: Jamiroquai, Emergency on Planet Earth

About a month ago, I hit up my favorite thrift shop and managed to purchase not one, but two Jamiroquai CDs, their first album, Emergency on Planet Earth… 336 more words


Shepopsculture: On deck

Welcome to Shepopsculture, an unassuming and free-associating blog focusing on pop-culture phenomena from a intersectional-feminist perspective. Basically, this means that I’m going on a quest to take at least a little taste of the “red pill” and look at what we consume every day from a critical perspective that considers people of all sexes, sexualities, abilities, colours, etc.. 125 more words


Staff Picks: 'Guilty By Suspicion,' 'Lunch With a Bigot' and 'Unheard Songs by Karen Dalton'

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. 828 more words

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Updated 2015 Book List

Here’s the updated book list for 2015.  I’m on pace at least to read more books this year than last year:

Recovering Redemption: A Gospel-Saturated Perspective on How to Change… 56 more words