Posts Tagged ‘ United States ’

The Internet: Democracy’s Defence?

April 29, 2009
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The Internet: Democracy’s Defence?

“In an age where participatory democracy is seen to be in decline, the emergence of the internet as a tool for communication seems variously to be an agency for that breakdown of democracy, yet also a vehicle for mass communication and political participation on a scale exceeding anything our governments have yet been able...
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Nonpretentious Memo to the NYTimes

January 12, 2009
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Nonpretentious Memo to the NYTimes

To: the New York Times From: the editors at nonpretentious.com Subject: You’re like parents to a middle school student – Embarrassing and Easy to Make Fun Of Dear the New York Times: Exhibit a) Dress Codes: Inching Its Way Back Onto the Lip Exhibit b) A Word On Moustache Discrimination In related news: Bogus...
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It’s not the size of your pannis…

January 3, 2009
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It’s not the size of your pannis…

If society were a person, say, like pop hardly-sensation Mika, it might say… “Big Girls, you are beautiful.” But this is pretty old news, gal pals. You can be as plus-sized as you choose and still love the rolly-polly skin you’re in! Ask Tyra or Harrumph. But let me be the arbiter of a truth...
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Heard of Elephants: This Collective of LA-based, Socially-Conscious, Experimental Musicians and Artists Want To Be Heard

December 5, 2008
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Heard of Elephants:  This Collective of LA-based, Socially-Conscious, Experimental Musicians and Artists Want To Be Heard

The Heard of Elephants are not ones to follow the pack. Preferring to push the boundaries as they create, they created a collective that sees no boundaries. Located in Highland Park, California, you will not find them on any tourist map. At least not yet… In other words, if your artistic philosophy matches theirs...
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…because nonpretentious knows how to spot talent

October 3, 2008
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if you missed our interview with Alec Brownstein, go read it now! once you’re done reading it, you’ll feel like you know him. then, you can read his latest at the Huffington Post and say to yourself, “hey, i know that guy!”
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