I don’t really watch music videos anymore, mainly because I consume music on my computer or on my iPod in the train, and never think of checking YouTube. Most of the time I forget that bands still make videos for their songs. But then occasionally I come across those videos that just blow my mind.
Here’s my attempt to start one awesome video per week tradition. I present you with Fleet Foxes:
The Shrine / An Argument from Sean Pecknold on Vimeo.
A week went past us again, slightly more slow motion for the US readers who had Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving to whoever celebrates it. Now, our links:
– Lawrence Lessig returned to his blog, and wrote about why he is not at the center of the copyright way related to the proposed SOPA act.
– After the Day of Action on November 17th throughout the occupy movements and the resulting police brutality, the tactic is now shifting to occupying streets and symbolic areas.
– A special-interest article: a Dissent Magazine article on film criticism and how the internet changed the whole field.
– A Short film from the upcoming documentary Occupy Love is below:
– The Freedom of Having Your Own Space and Your Own Income – a great blog post about feminist bloggers, having A Room of One’s Own, and Nicki Minaj.
– Speaking of feminisim, where does it fit within the Occupy Wall St movement and the new Occupy Patriarchy movement.
– Egyptian-American journalist and outspoken feminist Mona Eltahawy wasto beaten and arrested by Egyptian police while in Tahrir Square covering the outrage against SCAF this week. A #freemona campaign started in Twitter quite quickly.
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