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The Breakup & The Rain

By Baby Tuckoo It is not strange to me that rain in pop music represents the breakup. From Del Shannon’s Runaway, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Led Zeppelin, Elliot Smith, Jesus & Mary Chain, The Ronette’s, The Shangri Las, all the way to Guns n Roses’ November Rain… the examples are innumerable of rain being the spectral … Continue reading

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For the Lolz. Fuck Facebook & Google: The Connectedness Paradox

By Baby Tuckoo Ours is undoubtedly an age of total and true hyper-connectivity. Those with gadgets can’t walk out the door or take a bath, or do anything really, without glancing periodically and frequently at the glowing screen of some flashing device.  Good?  Bad?  Neither? This hyper-connectivity is fast breeding generation upon generation of disassociated … Continue reading