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If It Coughs, It Lags

Since I have a bit of time while we wait in the Wichita airport for our plane to arrive, from wherever it happens to be at present, I thought it would be worthwhile to write a bit about something I … Continue reading

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On The Sorrows Of The Rentier Class

One of the irritations that has to be endured in the contemporary world is frequently having to listen to clueless leftists complain about capitalism when it comes to the behavior of companies like Billboard and their anticompetitive policies towards those … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Development Of DIY Charts

While there have been websites that have catered to subjective personal charts, most of these were merely charts based on favoritism and there was not the provision of a large amount of data to allow the development of charts that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Statistics Done Wrong

Statistics Done Wrong: A Woefully Complete Guide, by Alex Reinhart The problem with this book, such as it is, is that it by no means a woefully complete guide. To be sure, the state of statistics abuse in contemporary society … Continue reading

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A Short Line From There To Here: The Music Charts Of The 1990’s

I first became an active chartwatcher during the mid-1990’s when I was a teenager. During the time there was a strange disconnect between the charts and the music that was actually being consumed. This is by no means a new … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti is the sort of artist whose influence is undeniable, but whose music is not necessarily mainstream in the United States. This is the sort of act whose music and whose approach sits across a great many of the … Continue reading

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Death Of The Artist

I find myself deeply amused by the question of how one separates art from the artist. Although I find myself to be of a highly different perspective and worldview than most who engage in such matters, the more one knows … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lost In The Grooves

Lost In The Grooves: Scram’s Capricious Guide To The Music You Missed, edited by Kim Coooper and David Smay, illustrations by Tom Neely Often I find it easy to rag on hipsters, among whom these authors would definitely be included, … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Rage Against The Machine

There are few groups for whom the biblical adage that if one lives by the sword one dies by the sword applies more than is the case for Rage Against Machine. Widely praised for their fiery political rhetoric, the chief … Continue reading

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Exploring The Reasons Why, Or Some Thoughts On The Political Theory Of The Bible: Part Four

Already, so far in this brief series of posts, we have looked at some of the combination between equality and oneness in history, in the relationship between God and Jesus Christ, and in human institutions. While there is a great … Continue reading

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