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Music, Hear This They Fought the Law

They Fought the Law

Next time you hear a musician bellyache about the strenuous rock 'n' roll life, recall the Plastic People of the Universe. Formed in 1968 in then-Communist-run Czechoslovakia, the Plastic People were routinely harassed and jailed (without trial) for performing decadent…
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Film, A Star  Is Björk

A Star Is Björk

With global overpopulation neatly intertwining with the advent of the home video camera, we have been afforded, as a species, several near-miracles. For instance, when supersonic jets explode, or when mobs impolitely loot and riot in urban centers, the common…
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