• Computers Internet Privacy Elmer Dewitt
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    When was the first time you used a computer When was the first time you used the Internet While the Internet has existed in some form or another for ten to twenty years, the Internet as we know it is only six to seven years old; most of the people who use it today had no clue it even existed less than a decade ago. Yet now the Internet has become an integral part of our daily lives. Many Americans cannot imagine life without a personal computer at home, much less at work. The Internet has led so...
  • Censorship 4 Wal Mart
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    For as long as there has been music, there has been censorship. In fact, in western culture, it is only in the past hundred years that artists have had much autonomy at all. Eric Nu zum discusses the history of censorship, which dates all the way back to the 19 th century, on his web page, A Brief History of Banned Music, "Most classical and popular music through the 1800's was created under a patronage system-where a rich benefactor of royalty would pay a composer to create musical works. Music...
  • Favorite Music Band Fuel
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    It s the 90 s and music is at an ever changing pace. One band that contributes to that change goes by the name of Fuel. Fuel is a new band that focuses it s performance on a mix of alternative and hardrock. Headed by Brett Scallions (lead vocals & guitar) and Carl Bell (songwriter, guitar and vocals), Fuel blows the competition away its powerful smash songs. One of those songs, Bittersweet, hit the top of the charts not to long ago. This essay is based on the song Bittersweet and its personal re...
  • Body Image In The Media
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    BODY IMAGE IN THE MEDIA How does the media influence our body image In what forms, does the media influence our perceptions about our body These were the two questions that I asked myself in order to do the research paper and the panel discussion. In my opinion, I would agree that the media does influence and promote women and men to believe that the culture's standards for body image are ideal. Hence, the phrases, "thin is in" and "the perfect body" are two examples of "eye-catching" headlines ...
  • Ginsberg Term Paper Rolling Stone
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    Allen Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg defined a generation with his writing. He was modern, radical, bold and defiant. He had a strong belief in eastern religions and reincarnation. He truly believed that he was a direct descendant of some of the greatest writers of all time. The most trenchant of these were Walt Whitman, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Ginsberg s writing was immediately absorbed by the public. His most famous poem, Howl was the first major American work of the era that sp...
  • Tupac Shakur Biography Rolling Stone
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    Tupac Shakur 1971-1996 Born: June 16, 1971 in New York, New York, United States Died: September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Ethnicity: African American Occupation: Rap Musician, Musician, Actor " Don't shed a tear for me... / I ain't happy here / I hope they bury me and send me to my rest / Headlines read in' murdered to death.' -- from 'If I Die Tonight' on Me against the World (1995) BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY With his tattoo-splattered physique, piercing deep-set eyes, and shaved hea...
  • Comparative Essay Between Generation X And The Drifters
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    A Boomer's Expense Through out history the world has seen some generations that have made an impact more than all of its predecessors. The decade of the 60's and the 80's were definitely one of those eras. During the era two distinctive groups were coined under the terms Generation X'ers and Hippies/Drifters. Born of Baby Boomers, in Michener's The Drifters and Coupland's Generation X, these two groups express themselves with radical beliefs and alternative lifestyles. As the 1960's progressed, ...
  • Rolling Stone Phone Mobile Product
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    Adam ReussEnglish 151 Hil and 02/13/05 Visual Evaluation and Comparison: Analyzing the Advertisement Industry The main goal of advertising is to motivate or persuade people to buy a particular product or service, and among the media used to accomplish this are; radio, television, newspapers, and most importantly, magazines. In order for advertisements to successfully portray a product, they must be directed to the appropriate intended audience. In Rolling Stone and YM magazine, there are two adv...
  • John Lennon Biography Stone 229
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    John Lennon: Biography I, John Winston Lennon, was born in Liverpool, England in 1940. I was the founding member of a group called the Beatles, which was the most popular music group in the history of rock and roll (World Book 197). The group included George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and myself. We originally formed in 1958, but it wasn't until 1960 that we decided to name ourselves the Beatles (World Book 191). My philosophy of the Beatles was, 'when you said it, it was crawly thin...
  • Rolling Stone William Campbell Story
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    "The Hero's Journey: An Analysis of Cameron Crowe's Film Almost Famous Using Joseph Campbell's Mono myth " an analysis of Almost Famous (2000) Almost Famous (2000) is a dramatization of writer / director Cameron Crowe's real-life experiences as a teenage rock reporter for Rolling Stone. Based on thinly-veiled autobiographical material from the precocious beginnings of Crowe's early career, the screenplay shapes sentimental memories into movie magic. But how did Crowe give his own coming-of-age t...
  • Rolling Stone Rock Song Holly
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    Allegory of American Pie by Don Mclean Piece of the 'Pie " Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960 s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the'60 s. But Woodstock has come to symbolize, 'an era of peaceful, free-loving, drug- taking hippie youth, carefree before harsher realities hit... .' (Layman 40). The Woodstock festival ended a century filled with many ...
  • Religion And Advertising Rolling Stone
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    Advertising and Religion Anyone who seems to be in the business of promoting themselves or their product is turning to religion to gain a larger audience. Take the religion of Kaballah for instance, five years ago many of us would openly admit that we had never heard of the religion before. But now, thanks to the media many of us know Kaballah is the religion practiced by such celebrities as Madonna and Britney Spears. In all actuality Kaballah is a more spiritual branch of the Jewish religion. ...
  • Jazz Still Got The Blues
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    The interaction between Blues and Jazz can be discerned when the origins of both music are scrutinized. The development of one is hidden in the roots of one another and both use similar sound patterns for instance. In this paper the readers will be presented a brief history of Blues & Jazz within the similarities of the two. If we trace back to the history of Blues music, the impact of African-American tradition is seen quite apparently. Blues music evolved from the songs sung by West African g...
  • Music Censorship Rolling Stone
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    Music and Censorship In our society today, some musicians and their music drain and plague the moral and spiritual well-being of the people; therefore, censorship offers a necessary action that we must take to keep the world from becoming a land of decadence. The musicians lives are not examples for the children or the adults. The lyrics of many songs are not suitable for anyone. All types of music need some kind of censorship. Censorship makes a person realize that music is good for the heart. ...
  • Vietnam America's First Rock And Roll War
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    Vietnam: Americas First Rock-and-Roll War The Vietnam War could not compare to any other war the United States had seen before. The average age of soldiers was 19, and some figures gather that 90 percent were all under the age of 23. This was also the first war in which the GIs listened to antiwar and protest songs while fighting in the conflict. In previous wars, the music had always been supportive, more or less hiding the truth of what was really going on. With Vietnam it actually told the so...
  • Rolling Stone Hippies Generation Music
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    Bridging the Generation Gap Between Teens in the 60 s and Teens in the 90 s Throughout history many generations have been named after something that describes them in every way. The decade from 1960 to 1970 is definitely one of those eras and it became known as the Counter Culture Era (The Hippie Generation). It was known as the Counter Culture Era because the young people involved in it rejected the old-fashioned American values and lifestyles. The youth was no longer satisfied with being repli...
  • The Power Of Trl
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    Within our generation music has become an essential part of our daily lives. Established favorites ranging from 2 PAC to Pearl Jam have touched the lives of many. But today we walk through the record stores seeing more and more new faces among the top ten artists. A wave of boy bands and blondes with beautiful faces are rising out of the woodwork and selling more albums than many established artists of the past. Their faces and voices flood our minds through the television and the radio as many...
  • Music Censorship Rolling Stone
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    Albums with explicit lyrics or content started having black and white parental advisories on them in 1994 (web). Are these labels necessary Is controversial music molding our society and causing teenagers to turn to drugs Is censorship necessary to protect the youth of our nation. Generally, younger people are against censorship on this issue. Music is an outlet and even an anti-drug for many teens; however, parents and society feel differently. Should parents censor their children or society, m...
  • Millions Of People Music Internet Stealing
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    Everyday millions of kids are committing theft in broad daylight. Their parents don't care, they " re stealing too, or asking their children to do it for them. No one tries to hide it and no one calls it stealing. People who wouldn't shoplift a stick of gum or take more than one newspaper from a street rack think nothing of stealing music. This is an issue that is rocking the music industry and cannot continue if we, as listeners, want to hear new songs and new artists. By now, most people know ...
  • Allegory Of American Pie By Don Mclean
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    A Piece of the "Pie' Ask anyone what was the defining moment in the rock history of the 1960 s was and all you will get is a one word answer: Woodstock. The three day rock festival that defined an era was only one of many music festivals of the? 60 s. But Woodstock has come to symbolize, "an era of peaceful, free- loving, drug- taking hippie youth, carefree before harsher realities hit…' (Layman 40). The Woodstock festival ended a century filled with many metamorphoses of rock? n? roll, fr...