Entries Tagged as 'youth culture'

In Contempt (5/15/08): OMIGOD!

May 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Click the image to see the whole cartoon. Blogged with the Flock Browser Tags: mileycyrus, hannah montana, sexism

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Everybody Say, “Ick!”

May 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments

From The Superficial. Which I am merely citing, not endorsing. The same goes for this other link, which has another repulsive doll to wretch at. Seriously, look at those anorexic legs! Those narrow-set heavily-painted cat eyes! But don’t gaze too close lest thou lotheth thy thoul. All said, as nasty as the doll is, nothing […]

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Tags: sexism · youth culture

Greasy Kid Stuff

May 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

Every Saturday morning on my way to work at the reference desk of PCC’s Rock Creek Library, I tune into the best rock music radio show I have heard since Doctor Demento in the early ’80s. Greasy Kid Stuff, hosted by DJs Belinda and Nova, is so great that They Might Be Giants wrote a […]

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Tags: librarian stuff · youth culture

Play Ball!

April 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

From the Boston Public Library Photostream at Flickr. I really like this kid. For one thing, he breaks up the monotony of thugs in bowler hats and huge coats who dominate the BPL’s archive. But more than that, he’s so excited. Like a game of sandlot stickball, getting covered in dust and cut up by […]

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Youth Culture Appreciation Moment

February 15th, 2008 · Comments Off

Stuck at home with a sick Owen (don’t worry, he’ll be fine), who is resting by absorbing all the Disney Channel his Benadryl-ized brain can handle, I caught a music video for a song by Miley Cyrus. From the standpoint of anyone under 12, it actually rocked. At 12 I would probably have dissed it […]

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Tags: my children · youth culture

In Contempt 2/5/08: Mickey’s Club House

February 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

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Tags: cartoons · in contempt · sexism · youth culture