Category Archives: politics

Thirft Stores and the Recession

As people start grappling with the recession, they look for means of saving money. This usually means cutting back on purchases and holding on to items a bit longer than maybe one would in more abundant times. As a result … Continue reading

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Alex Ross on politics

I’m a big fan of Alex Ross’ blog. Here’s a brief post on music in political ads. I’m still laughing at his accompaniment to Sarah Palin’s response below. Enjoy. (In case you didn’t know, Mr. Ross recently won a genius … Continue reading

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Judging the Candidates by Their Musical Preferences

There’s a fair amount of research out there about how musical tastes reflect deeper personality traits. Here’s a look at the candidates is the U.S. election: Barrack Obama: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder,Johann Sebastian Bach (cello suites), … Continue reading

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