Tech & society

Mixing Media: Social Movements and Popular Culture

“When pop music meets politics, the results are often thrilling, sometimes life-changing and never simple,” writes Dorian Lynskey, a music writer for the Guardian. His book, 33 Revolutions Per Minute: A History of Protest Songs, tracks “33 songs that span seven decades and four continents.” Lynskey begins with Billy Holiday (Strange Fruit, 1939) and ends […]

Social Networks

Oh My! Will Pearl Jam Be The New RickRoll?

Update 11 November: Pearl Jam has pulled the clip from YouTube. :-/ I’m Never Gonna Give You Up, from Pearl Jam’s official YouTube channel. What is Rickrolling? See widipedia,