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In our current times, certain presidents yearn for complete power. Some have achieved this already. Chiseling away at established checks-and-balances systems and boundaries of decency, some pine for the day when they see glory in derided systems of the world’s history. One established weapon throughout the history of dictators is

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CvltureHardcoreHistoryMusicPUNK

Now that I have your attention, it’s not completely true that emo isn’t for wimps, because for the last 10 years or so, emo kinda has been for wimps. At least, since all those bad MTV type bands with kids wearing their hair like Justin Bieber and wearing glasses like

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By Kier Harris via Ranker Despite all of the ghosts and ghouls, murderers and lunatics, and vengeful spirits in horror films, time and time again, the most horrifying things in these movies is a little kid. From The Exorcist, to The Shining, to newer movies like Orphan, sometimes the most horrifying things come

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Pinched from Dangerous Minds One item you might have missed in the neverending news tsunami of the past couple years: the quadrisected, photocopied face in the Discharge logo belongs to the great singer Mark Stewart. That’s him staring back at you (or so it seems; I always assumed Discharge guy’s

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Via CYA Torture has been around for thousands of years. People would barbarically kill others for the most trivial crimes or for cruel and unusual entertainment. Back in the day, watching someone being tortured to the point of death was like going to see a movie. You would have to

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These days there are books and documentaries about pretty much everything from Zimbabwean power-pop to choral-crust, so it’s no wonder that there’s one about the history of Straight-Edge. Maybe it was about time and after putting out books about G.B.H., Heavy Metal movies, Black Metal or N.Y.H.C., Bazillion Points nailed

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