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The Other Side of American Exceptionalism

George Heymont | Posted 09.20.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Conformity isn't for everyone. Some kids are quickly tagged with the label "Does not play well with other children." Others grow up to become introverts, recluses, or people who see no need to keep up with the Joneses.

From Russia With Love: The Strange Tale of Clara Rockmore and Léon Theremin

Network Awesome | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Network Awesome

There is something about the Theremin, both its sound and the manner of its playing, that is almost comedic. The Theremin was and is however the sound of the future, albeit the sound of the future as first heard in the technologically-optimistic Soviet Russia of the 1920's.

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."