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‘Prince was a light, a star, a beacon’

‘Prince was a light, a star, a beacon’

The death of Prince Rogers Nelson, grandchile of Louisiana Creoles, occurred on April 21st, 2016, just about at the end of the semester for my friends, my students and I, in academia.

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Yakuza 3 reviewed by the Yakuza

Yakuza 3 reviewed by the Yakuza

by Jake Adelstein with Lisa Katayama Several months ago, I introduced you to Jake Adelstein, the fearless-to-a-fault Jewish-American reporter who spent 12 years as a crime beat reporter in Japan and wrote about it in his book Tokyo Vice. In Tokyo Vice, we meet Adelstein’s arch-nemesis, a former yakuza...

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Big Ups

Big Ups

Erin Sheehy remembers the life and music of “The Godfather of Dancehall,” Lincoln “Sugar” Minott: ‘I interviewed Sugar just a few months before his death, at his recording studio compound in Kingston, Jamaica. When we entered the empty cement room that was to be the guesthouse at his studio...

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Urban Gameplay

Urban Gameplay

Urban Gameplay | by Greg J. Smith

Serial Consign

The urban and aesthetic in gaming

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