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What the 'Mixed Kids Are Always So Beautiful' Meme Really Means

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Marcia Dawkins

As a professor and author who studies diversity and communication, not to mention a multiracial individual and future parent, I'm interested mostly in what's hiding behind questions like "what are you, exactly?"

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 182 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

Originally posted at WFMU's Beware of the Blog. Give the Drummer Some'sFavorite Downloads from the MP3 Blogosphere Who is Hervé Lemaire (LinkedIN / W...

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 183 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 11.23.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

This post is for those 47% of readers who are dependent on Mining the Audio Motherlode, who believe that they are victims, who believe Mining the Audio Motherlode has a responsibility to care for them.

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 181 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 11.11.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

Like buying a used record with a previous owner's name on it, sometimes MP3 files for an album appearing on one blog are traceable -- through the unique set of pops and clicks heard on the original vinyl -- to a posting of the same recording at another.

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 180 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

While there is plenty to lament about the state of the blogging landscape, as long as great records keep getting posted, I'll keep bathing them in the warm glow of my miner's helmet.

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 179 -- Great Free Music Online

Doug Schulkind | Posted 10.29.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

If you enjoy the survey of sounds covered in these weekly Motherlodes, you should check out Give the Drummer Radio, a 24-hour webstream I created for WFMU in the summer of 2010.

Mining the Audio Motherlode, Volume 177

Doug Schulkind | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Doug Schulkind

The quintet of offerings in today's Motherlode are all new to me, and judging by the dearth of information available online, they will be new to most readers, too.