How are humans regulating the internet through hashtags? What kind of algorithms are generating the content in your feeds? Best read Elizabeth Losh's Hashtag. William Doyle speaks to PopMatters about the end of East India Youth, his experience of living in the suburbs, and how his new album, Your Wilderness Revisited , came into being. A flop in , but now looked on as one of popular music's finest albums, does this expansive 4AD reworking of Gene Clark's No Other confirm its greatness, or reveal a case of the emperor's new clothes?
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Nearly everyone loves The Wizard of Oz, and most of us have seen it enough times to quote certain lines verbatim (“I'll get you my pretty, and. The Wicked Witch's death certificate is dated May, 6 , which marked the 20th anniversary of L. Frank Baum's death.
It's an album that invites you to pitch a tent in it and hunker down for a month. Both Rick Smith and Karl Hyde sound inspired. Although created in the midst of personal and global turmoil, the Rolling Stones' studio album is routinely considered one of their best. A 50 th anniversary deluxe edition is now out and celebrates this masterpiece. Exploring the interplay of Irving Berlin's life with the life of New York City, noted biographer James Kaplan offers a visceral narrative of Berlin as self-made man and witty, wily, tough Jewish immigrant. Damon Lindelof's over-plotted, over-anxious, daring, genre-hopping offshoot of Alan Moore's alternate-history graphic novel, Watchmen , is less a show about hunting down the bad guys than it is about the twisted turns and stubborn legacies of racist trauma in America -- and the resistance to atoning for it.
Private Life , the new album by darkwave duo Tempers, should appeal to both old school and new school synthpop fans. All rights reserved.
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A pair of ruby slippers covered with about 3, Swarovski crystals is a real showpiece. But they were never worn by Judy Garland. This pair was created in for the 50th anniversary celebration of the movie classic.
Did you ever wonder how they got those monkeys to fly? They were a bunch of little hand-painted miniature monkeys, about 3 inches high, that were draped over a backdrop. A couple of the original flying monkeys can be found here at the Wizard of Oz Museum.
A scarecrow sits in a cornfield thinking, a Tin Man chops down trees, and a not-very Cowardly Lion roars through the museum. The first weekend of October each year, an Oztober Festival includes a Dorothy and Toto look-alike contest along with Glenda the Good Witch roaming the streets of Wamego on the look out for the Wicked Witch of the West. Relatives of the late L.