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The word punk has a long and fascinating history. This post follows the word’s history backwards from contemporary genre names like cyberpunk and steampunk, back through punk’s modern identity as a musical-style-slash-oppositional-political-orientation, back through military slang for someone doing ‘company monkey’ work, back through underworld slang for a ‘bad woman’, back to Renaissance slang for […]more
Spend twenty minutes on Pandora and you’ll be told that you prefer folk-influenced indie rock with strong harmonies. Toss a few star ratings into your Netflix account, and they’ll offer you a near-endless supply of dark murder mysteries with a strong female lead. Somehow, though, the technology gods have not seen fit to bestow on […]more