Tag Archives: Oprah Winfrey

the too real to be true deal

We seem to be on the verge of a new era of populism, a search for someone to rise up on behalf of the little guy and gal like- Obama was rhetorically pining to do before getting knock-kneed- and defying … Continue reading

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a tribe called zest

What happens when a cultural expression becomes little else than a product to peddle, one shorn of any radical political agenda. Does hip hop music feed what Bell Hooks has asserted is an ethnic enlivening of experience within mainstream white … Continue reading

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those a-ha! moments: fetish for the pathologically creative

There is an element of intentional controversy. He just happened to have a infant’s skull tucked away in the corner of the workshop and bingo! he found the right context to use it. It was one of those a-ha moments, … Continue reading

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MUTANT NINJA PEPSI

Hit the ”Refresh” button. At least that is what Pepsi will be doing by deciding to not promote their beverages on television during the Super Bowl on February 7, for the first time in twenty-two years. Instead, the Pepsi ┬álineup … Continue reading

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WHEN HARRY MET HUBCAP SALLY

“Copengahen is the epitome of modern summitting; a long session, a huge cast earnestly discussing what there is no chance of agreeing, to reach compromises everyone will then ignore, promising to avoid doing what all decry and will continue to … Continue reading

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Phantom of the Oprah

”On the one hand, he gambled on everything that traditionally secured the value, claim to validity, and hence authority of art and artists, while on the other hand he assumed the traditional patriarchal position of the messianic proclaimer of ultimate … Continue reading

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