Monthly Archives: May 2007

Zinedine Zidane :: Head of God

Only the World Cup is capable of arousing authentic global collective consciousness. It’s an event that every media-consuming entity is sucked into. Every four years, for just one month, the World Cup infiltrates the broadest possible sweep of hearts and … Continue reading

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Miriam Makeba :: Speaking in Tongues

It’s September in the year 1979. Five months have past since the Last King of Scotland fled Kampala and Emperor Bokassa has just been extracted from the Central African Republic. The President of Equatorial Guinea is being tried for genocide … Continue reading

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Koos Kombuis :: Sweet Fanny Adams

Profoundly South African singer-songwriter Koos Kombuis stirred up a storm in 2006 with a whimsical tune entitled “Fokkol.” The free download sapped the width of thousands of broadbands from Worcester to Wollongong. The song paints a bleak picture of South … Continue reading

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