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Pakistan wants Facebook & Twitter to help find people suspected of blasphemy Proof that this whole world has gone fucking insane....

Pakistan has asked Facebook and Twitter to help identify users in violation of its strict blasphemy laws. Yes this really happened in 2017 and you thought Southern Republicans were conservative crazies. Shit Republicans in the U.S. are ultra liberals compared to most politicians in vast regions of central Asia and African. Under Pakistani law anyone […]

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Association - "Nixon In China" @ WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL 3/3/17. Photo by Craig T.Mathew/Mathew Imaging. Used with Permission.

John Adams’ “Nixon In China” Is A Monumental Work Of American Minimalist Composition [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: JOHN ADAMS' "NIXON IN CHINA" @ WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL 3/3/17

I’ve always found opera to be the most difficult form of music to review, if only because there’s not supposed to be anything you can compare it to. If you go see the Strokes (or Tool or Miranda Cosgrove or whoever), you can asses their performance by comparing it to their studio recordings; the only […]

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Pop Up Magazine @ Ace Theater 2/24/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq.(@Methodman13) for

The Magic Of Storytelling Is The Essence Of Pop-Up Magazine [REVIEW] REVIEW: Pop-Up Magazine @ The Theatre At Ace Hotel 2/24/17

There’s a certain magic in the act of storytelling. Today, with voice and video recorders on every phone, stories can be recorded verbatim in a permanent state. But in ancient times, before they could be recorded, those stories were ephemeral, only to be handed down one generation to the next through another act of storytelling, with each […]

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Moonlight Wins Oscar In Awkward Way

‘Moonlight’ wins best picture after ‘La La Land’ presented award in error Shock and chaos spread through the Dolby Theatre when producers of “La La Land” were stopped in the middle of their acceptance speeches to be informed that Beatty had incorrectly read “La La Land” as the winner.

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