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I’m Not a Snowflake, I’m a Cog: Individuality in Fleet Foxes’ “Helplessness Blues” and Plato’s Republic

So Plato, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Robin Pecknold of the Fleet Foxes and I walk into a bar…and discuss how we can embrace human individuality and the common good of society at the same time. Continue reading

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The Coming of Lip$ha

When Flaming Lips frontman, Wayne Coyne, participated in a Reddit AMA last Wednesday, he announced that his band will collaborate with Ke$ha again (see “2012 (You Must be Upgraded)” from the Flaming Lips’ Heady Fwends and “Past Lives” from Ke$ha’s Warrior)  for an entire album entitled, “Lip$ha.” When asked what it was like to work with the pop songstress, Coyne responded, “She is a blast on all levels. She’s funny, she’s humble. She’s badass. She’s everything. She’s awesome.”

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