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An Open Letter to Highlight Crazy-shaming in Media

October 11, 2013

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An Open Letter to Highlight Crazy-shaming in Media

Going public about one’s mental illness is a double edged sword, as evidenced always. While it has helped millions of mentally ill people to look up to celebrities who are as human as they are, fighting the same demons every single day, it has also caused unfortunate consequences. People like Sinead O’Connor have recently been [...]

New Album: To Ever Be Made Whole by Grey

September 16, 2012

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New Album: To Ever Be Made Whole by Grey

To Ever Be Made Whole by Grey explores the journey to adulthood and maturity, which can be a traumatic and often tumultuous phase. It is never easy to let go of defense mechanisms that help an individual to feel important and significant, while nothingness and meaninglessness try to prod an individual ever so regularly. Just [...]

Naruto As a Model for Modern Diplomacy and Dialogue

August 23, 2012

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Naruto As a Model for Modern Diplomacy and Dialogue

It might be irrelevant at the first instance to connect Naruto with politics or foreign policy. However, the way I see it, Naruto is the perfect allegory that one must understand in order to envision a foreign policy that is built on diplomacy and dialogue, rather than bombs and weapons. Naruto embodies the good and [...]

The Trilogy of Machado de Assis: Prophet of Coldness and Cynicism

August 21, 2012

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The Trilogy of Machado de Assis: Prophet of Coldness and Cynicism

When it comes to Brazilian literature, the first name that comes to one’s mind is Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, or as he is usually called, Machado de Assis.

Guess the Title of Garbage’s New Album Contest

January 29, 2012

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Guess the Title of Garbage’s New Album Contest

Alternative band Garbage are back again, and they have just announced on their official Twitter stream that their website is up and running. Garbage has announced a contest as well, in which whoever guesses the name of their new album gets two tickets to one of their concerts later this year. A sample of what [...]

In the Land of Blood and Honey: When the Balkan Wounds Are Revisted

October 22, 2011

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In the Land of Blood and Honey: When the Balkan Wounds Are Revisted

Zana Marjanovic and Goran Kostic will soon be the talk of the town, or rather of nations. With a disturbing plot line that explores war, rape, victims of genocide and centuries of hatred, In the Land of Blood and Honey angered several people even when it was just in the process of being directed. Angelina [...]

Junksista Brings Electronica Back – An Interview

September 18, 2011

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Junksista Brings Electronica Back – An Interview

  Electronic music was dead, you thought. Well, all that one thinks needn’t be true, and just because they are not visible on the top radio stations or on the hit lists does not mean they have their takers. In fact, electronic music, electroclash & seedier versions of electroclash like electroporn, electrocrap etc have continued [...]

Happy Birthday Shirley Manson!

August 26, 2011

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Happy Birthday Shirley Manson!

I don’t know about the world and I don’t care about the world but Shirley Manson, you must know on your birthday that I survived my teenage years and could live to see my 27th birthday because of you, and your music which continue to inspire me. During my darkest days I played ‘So Like a Rose’ [...]

Garbage: And the Parade Continues

July 29, 2011

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Garbage: And the Parade Continues

It’s been almost 10 years since Garbage released beautiful garbage, in 2001. One of the bands that never seem irrelevant no matter which decade it is, Garbage’s ‘Parade’ is one of those songs that celebrate individuality, non-conformity and not misunderstand concepts of freedom and liberty. While it certainly takes a pronounced stand against mass marketing [...]

Igor Garnier: The Future of Serbian Club Music

April 29, 2011

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Igor Garnier: The Future of Serbian Club Music

Igor Garnier: The Future of Serbian Club Music depends on young artists like him, who combine traditional serbian elements and electronic beats.