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ArtCvltureFeaturedHistoryPhotography

One of the things that struck me hardest living in the United States was how blatantly Amerocentric their history lessons were. Suddenly I was learning about events that I had grown up hearing about from teachers and family in a new way. One of those things was WWII, a war

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CvltureFeaturedFilmHistoryMovies

Movies and dark music go hand in hand. The list of bands who take their inspiration from horror films is legion. Doomsters like Electric Wizard, Beastmaker and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats literally wear their occult horror influences on their sleeves (except for Trevor from Beastmaker, who refuses to wear

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Text via Victorian Era Female hysteria was once a common medical diagnosis, made exclusively in women. The history of the notion of hysteria can be traced to ancient times. Galen, a prominent physician from the second century, wrote that hysteria was a disease caused by deprivation in particularly passionate women: hysteria

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ArtCvltureHistoryPhotography

No shade, but everyone’s a photographer on the New York subway. Instagram is overflowing with candid shots of subway riders, to a creepy, almost up-skirt level, where you realize that when you’re traveling on one of the busiest metro systems in the world you are always being watched and probably

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80s HardcoreCvltureFilmFull SetsHistoryMusic

Writing this brings back so many memories, because I remember how important punk was to me when I was like 13-14. One thing I really loved is when I found a band that was made up of kids my age. So when I saw the Young and Useless 7 inch,

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1984 going into 1985 was an interesting time for me and the way I saw hardcore. I was starting to get into reggae heavily, as well as post-punk. During this time, I was still an avid reader of MMR – my favorite sections were their international coverage. One band from

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