As a whole, baby boomers came of age during the early 1950s through the late 1970s. Let's take a glance at boomers' lives through a kaleidoscope of defining social moments.
Every business leader should feel better after learning two things about Steve Jobs.
Consider this your Thursday afternoon pick-me-up. Yesterday, Dior announced Johnny Depp as the new face of a yet-to-be-released fragrance.
In Norway, skis have long been an integral part of rural farm communities, allowing people to navigate in the harsh winter snow. The word "skíð" in Norwegian literally means, "split piece of wood."
Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)
As our situations in politics, climate change, global diplomacy, and social discrimination continue to grow more complex and embittered, sometimes our only refuge is looking back at the '90s, a simpler time. This is especially true in the context of feminism.
Yes, these contemporary films may be brilliant and present a diverse range of multi-layered gay characters, but they often focus on the monogamous, family-oriented love stories we typically see in mainstream heterosexual narratives. The queercore, rebellious spirit of New Queer Cinema films has slowly become overshadowed by the "ideal" of domesticity and conformity.
This nostalgic trip is superbly captured in Thomas Hodge's new ode to the videocassette era, VHS Video Cover Art, which contains over 240 full-scale video sleeves according to genre, just like an actual video store.
First, let's cover the technical issues. It's verbose, combines the worst of both worlds between static and dynamic typing by having a hobbled but extremely clunky type system, and mandates running on a VM that has a macroscopic startup time (not an issue for long-running servers, but painful for command-line applications).
Historically, MAM was always something of a pioneer. William T. Evans, the Montclair civic leader who chaired the commission that led to the museum's founding, pledged 36 American paintings for a new gallery in 1909.
Where on earth would I acquire jelly high heels, floral denim skirts, butterfly clips, or a choker necklace?
Retro-cycles are now a normal part of pop culture and have been for sometime. It is well documented that it's traced to the emergence of 1950's youth culture and their post WWII expendable income. You wait 20 years and there it is again. Lately Tupac and Kurt Cobian are commonplace, but you see that already.
Our favorite voices of the '90s return with albums to remind us that soul still lives in R&B music.
Although rarely acknowledged, ODB's tragic life offers lessons into the complexity of black existence and the United States' turbulent history of hardwired social inequality.
I started this series to shine a light on some stellar records from the '90s that may have been overlooked. Now that a few decades have passed, we can get some perspective and see how they've held up over the years.
Some of these songs are mediocore, others are unbearably awful, but they all share one similarity; they all don't deserve the publicity they have unrightfully received.