Culture

On It Like a Sonnet

Hola Bitcholas, Yesterday was 'Big Dummy' day and one of the questions had something to do with Shakespearean sonnets. I have a very vague recollection of learning something about that in high school but, for the life of me, couldn't remembered why it mattered. Several listeners chimed in to remind...
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We'll Miss That Cultured Chef

Hola Bitcholas, We didn't talk about it much on today's show, but it is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to Anthony Bourdain, who was found dead of apparent suicide in a hotel room in France. Some people liked him, some people didn't, but understand his cultural contribution. It's more than...
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You Wanna Kwanzaa?

Hola Bitcholas, The holidays are officially here with the start of Hannukah today. By the way, I have no idea how to spell Hannukah. ​ Anyway, the holidays are here and I'd like to take this opportunity to explain how black people let me down. Kwanzaa. It's a seven-day celebration...and that's...
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Butch Vig On The Rise And Fall Of Music Genres

Butch Vig , drummer for Garbage and producer for bands like Foo Fighters, Nirvana and Green Day , recently spoke with Free Press Houston about the ever-changing and unpredictable world of musical genres in mainstream culture. "Well, EDM (Electronic Dance Music) has been hot for a number of years...
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