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October 30, 2008
  Poppin' collarsPDF files may take a moment to load

Popped collars are a noble tradition that have yet to be recognized by the haute couture fashion designers. American Eagle and Abercrombie and Fitch-- those bastions of cool and incomparable style-- have promoted it amongst their clientele. Rap luminaries, too, are getting into the game-- one of the greatest songs about fashion is from Three 6 Mafia, wherein they promote the popped collar in the ever-sublime "Everyday I'm Poppin' My Collar."


October 16, 2008
  Police riding dinosPDF files may take a moment to load

The world is going to collapse under the weight of its own problems soon enough. The current federal election was nothing more than a shuffling of the deck chairs on the Hindenberg, the world economy has gone to hell thanks to American deregulatory efforts and thousands have lost their livelihoods in what could be the next Great Depression. These are but pittances considering the current situation in children's toys-- Hasbro has unleashed Kota the Dinosaur, a 40-inch life-size robotic baby triceratops.


September 25, 2008
  Playing around with lonelinessPDF files may take a moment to load

It's pretty unbelievable what people will do to look different from one another. With the recent release of The Dark Knight, there's a whole legion of people donning the cracked white makeup of Heath Ledger's Joker in an attempt to differentiate from their other, partying peers. At first blush, it's beyond ridiculous-- a bunch of kids trying to be unique by dressing up as the villain of the highest-grossing, most mainstream film of the past 10 years.


September 18, 2008
  Dictating culture to the massesPDF files may take a moment to load

We're an entertainment junky culture. From a young age we get addicted to injecting ourselves full of pop fluff, then spend our time looking for the next big fix. Curmudgeons on the right bemoan the lack of morals and values in society while curmudgeons on the left bitch about how this Nintendo generation is unwilling to get off their asses to affect any meaningful social change.


September 04, 2008
  The rise of raunchPDF files may take a moment to load

In 1927, before anything like post-feminism or the notion of sex-positivity became vogue in academic circles, the seed that would become lipstick feminism was planted in German expressionist cinema.


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