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August 19 in history:

Many countries have experienced dramatic changes in leadership on August 19th …

This date is considered Independence Day in Afghanistan, marking the day in 1919 when the country broke away from the United Kingdom. 112 more words

Today In History

Maybe Tipper Gore Was Right

For years many of us thought if only Al Gore had become President, maybe 9/11 wouldn’t have happened. And if 9/11 never happened, maybe the horrible explosion of terrorism and violence across the world might not be so pervasive these days. 515 more words


We use tools such as email, not just as a way to keep in daily touch with family members who live in other cities, but also as a way to keep in touch with staff and members of the public. 7 more words

Tipper Gore

Radio Edits: A Love Letter

Everyone remembers the first time they heard a swear in a song. For some people, it was Rob Tyner commanding MC5 to “kick out the jams, motherfuckers.” For others, it was Axel Rose telling his detractors to “fuck off” on… 748 more words

Music Posts

Gory details

The obituaries columns in newspapers do throw up some interesting facts and sometimes not even about the deceased. Reading the Prince obituary in the Times last week it was revealed 2 me that on account of the sexualised lyrics on some of Prince’s music a new profanity police was created.  128 more words


Darling Nikki

Prince’s Purple Rain album has sold over 13 million copies since 1984, spent weeks topping Billboard charts, and launched the parental advisory warning that we’ve all come to know. 211 more words


Leaving Prince everywhere.

When Bad Brains proclaimed their “P.M.A.,” they meant, “Positive Mental Attitude.” Which—obviously—is a good thing to have. For me, today, P.M.A. also stands for “Prince’s Music Around.” Which—obviously—has always been a good thing to have, but right now, more than usual. 357 more words