the economics of race and silence: kanye west and bell hooks

Remember when Kanye West said, "[We] brought the leather jogging pants six years ago to Fendi, and they said ‘no.’ How many motherf*ckers you done seen with a leather jogging pant?” in an interview with Zane Lowe on BBC1? And then Jimmy Kimmel thought he'd strike his late night humor chops by recreating the scene with a …

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blurred lines

Fine! I'm throwing my hands up in frustration, because I admit it. "Blurred Lines" is catchy.  Apparently my taste in music is not good enough to find the song's beats to be boring or annoying or whatever disinterested music snobs are saying about the song. I like to dance. "Blurred Lines" is a great dance …