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Music, Bouncer Bouncer Considers the Originality of Original Joe's

Bouncer Considers the Originality of Original Joe's

I don't claim to truly understand philosopher Walter Benjamin's The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, but that is not going to stop me from interpreting it how I see fit and then writing about it. You…
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Film, Watching the detective in <i>Police, Adjective</i>

Watching the detective in Police, Adjective

Detective stories imply that mysteries can be solved, or at least rationally explained. Even the most debased example is a secular article of faith that also confirms a universe in which guilt is determined and the guilty accorded just deserts.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Immigrant Songs

Immigrant Songs

Part of our national identity arises from the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans come from elsewhere, but it's the first-generation immigrants whose experiences most significantly contribute to this idea, while later generations forget the words to their parents'…
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