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Entries Tagged as 'Old Weird America'
February 2nd, 2010 · 7 Comments
January 27th, 2010 · 4 Comments
BLDGBLOG on messianic architecture, by way of Tama-Re, the Egyptian city built by an Afro-supremacist UFO cult in rural Georgia.
May 4th, 2009 · 12 Comments
Alert Greil Marcus! Bob Dylan bristles at the “old weird America” label.
Tags: Old Weird America
April 17th, 2009 · Comments Off
The somewhat true story of Moe Berg: major league baseball player, top secret OSS agent, and would-be atomic assassin.
February 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment
I haven’t explored this in depth yet, but you know I’m gonna: Blogging Harry Smith’s Anthology, one post per song. Downloadable bonus tracks too!
December 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments
American Memory archives + members of Skinny Puppy + multimedia + post-industrial music = some damn cool I don’t know what. (Douglas Rushkoff explains a bit.)
December 9th, 2008 · 2 Comments
An “alternate history theme park” in which dinosaurs fight in the Civil War. Where was this in 1996?
August 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Celestial Monochord goo-maps the Anthology of American Folk Music. What part of that sentence isn’t awesome? (See also.)
July 9th, 2008 · 3 Comments
Centrifugal steam guns and other strange weapons of the Civil War.
March 10th, 2008 · Comments Off
“The definitive token of worth, money is intrinsically worthless.” Nice little article on hobo nickels.