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1. The Avett Brothers – Swept Away 2. Aimee Mann – Nothing is Good Enough 3. MC Solaar – Caroline 4. Tom Waits – Table Top Joe 5. Mark Lanegan – When Your Number Isn’t Up 6. Cat Power – No Sense 7. Radiohead – There There 8. The Bad Plus – Cheney Pinata 9. [...]...read more
Is harm reduction. And I don’t mean it in the standard public-health way (though of course that’s awesome too). I was introduced to the idea of harm reduction as applied more broadly through an interview with Julia Butterfly Hill that appeared in the spring 2005 issue of LiP (“Addicted to Waste: Harm Reduction, Disposability and [...]...read more
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Angela Merckel, the first female chancellor of Germany rates Number One for the second time. Our ranking system starts with a list of women who have crossed certain thresholds. Most of them run companies, governments or nonprofits, or are very close to the top. A handful have established power bases in other ways (an entertainment [...]...read more
If showing asscrack is outlawed, only outlaws will show asscrack. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the racial motivations behind these anti-sagging ordinances — it’s a style that’s associated with so-called “hip-hop culture,” and that in itself is offensive to white people. Of course, sagging pants doesn’t actually harm anyone, but that’s beside [...]...read more
It’s not just indie magazines that are at risk for folding these days (as discussed in a previous entry here). It seems that any non-mainstream mass-male-produced media is destined to either dissolve or not be profitable and have to work at a not-for-profit level. Why can’t women make a go of it and be a [...]...read more