- The Telegraph reports that, as slashdot puts it, gifted children find heavy metal comforting:
"Participants said they appreciated the complex and sometimes political themes of heavy metal music more than perhaps the average pop song. It has a tendency to worry adults a bit but I think it is just a cathartic thing. It does not indicate problems."
I certainly found heavy metal a great solace in the confusing years of adolescence. Heavy Metal and Punk bands sang about topics as disparate as social justice, military history, classical themes, alienation, and the like. I could relate to that much more than the vapid pop of the day. (It's only now that I am an old sod that I can appreciate vapid pop.)
- A highly recommended blog entry on Creative Commons copyright licensing by Jason Scott.
- The LA Times has an excellent interview with Rio DiAngelo, a member of the Heaven's Gate group.
Thursday, March 22, 2007
Heavy Metal, creative commons, Rio DiAngelo
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Here is a clipping from the San Francisco Examiner of 17 April, 1979. It mentions RuneQuest, Greg Stafford, and Chaosium. Click here ...
WW1 Pin - Shipyard Volunteer Pin Stuff I Collect - Militaria Labelled "Shipyard Volunteer". Reverse: "Whitehead &...
Done by my co-workers a few years back, because of my then habit of having an egg, carrots, and chicken for lunch every day.