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Should I name my daughter Honey Boo Boo or Snookie?

Naming a child is one of the most important decisions to be made during a pregnancy.  You are essentially creating the part of their identity.  We typically tend to name our children after a family name that has passed on … Continue reading

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Where did our soul go?

Our group was extremely interested in Jameson and Harvey’s arguments regarding postmodernism effect on art.  Both theorists agree that the art, architecture, and literature that are produced today lacks the depth and soul found in work before postmodernism. Jameson argues … Continue reading

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Confessions of the “Dirty Jerz”

New Jersey or as many refer to it as The Dirty Jerz.  The stomping ground of guidos, real housewives, and Snookie.  The place where “we don’t pump our gas we pump our fists” is chanted on a daily basis. I … Continue reading

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The Syrian Uprising

During our discussion our group felt that the ideas of Gramsci and Williams were very applicable to the events currently taking place in Syria.  As Gramsci states in his work a social group’s power is established through two ways: “domination” … Continue reading

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