Gavin | September 1st, 2009 at 10:15 am
Nice book stack — That Tricia Rose is really disappointing though!
wayneandwax | September 1st, 2009 at 10:51 am
Thx. Working texts for my spring course syllabus. Using a small snippet from Rose about radio/media consolidation in the 90s/00s. Haven’t read the whole book, but my impression is that it was written for a particular (general/educator) audience, so maybe that explains your disappointment?
dave quam | September 1st, 2009 at 11:34 pm
what the hell are those purple things?
wayneandwax | September 2nd, 2009 at 8:12 am
fairy tale eggplants! FOR REALZ
nina | September 2nd, 2009 at 12:28 pm
Not sure what happened to my last comment.
I like the green kermit kermit thing on the rocking chair in that one pic. That MAKES the shot for me.
wayneandwax | September 2nd, 2009 at 12:34 pm
i’m not sure what happened either =( this is the first i’m seeing.
that kermit-looking thing is a beach towel that nico uses. you have to see her in it. irresistably adorable!
NINA | September 2nd, 2009 at 4:35 pm
Well, I LOVE the contrast- you’re looking so male and serious (facial hair, V eyebrows, no visible smile) and then there is that THING. Kinda like my hugely muscled hairy squareheaded testosterone efreak of a husband (he’d take that as a compliment) being caught with one of the Barbie’s he collects for the girls.
Men can look and act so hard, but then you see them with their little ones and get a glimmer of the soft mushy parts. PLUS, its a side of masculinity we need to see. Big old serious man not as monster, but as protector.
wayneandwax | September 2nd, 2009 at 4:56 pm
o, but can’t u see? i’m smiling w/ my eyes ;)
fitz | September 24th, 2009 at 4:32 pm
Rose said in class that it’s “hip hop for the masses.” Explains a lot. She also said she would like to stop teaching hip hop.
wayneandwax | September 24th, 2009 at 7:52 pm
Tricia’s been saying that she’d like to stop talking about hip-hop for at least 10 years now. I’m not sure what that says about this book, or the state of the academy / academic publishing industry / hip-hop.
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