Tag: societal-norms

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The Vital Importance of Idiosyncratic Leggings

I sit on the seat I always sit on when I am skipping class. The metal stool at the blue-painted wooden table in the northwest corner of Gravel City Roasters by the massive, ceiling-to-floor window front. Right tucked up against the window, as if I were outside with the sunshine itself. My customary class-skipping double-espresso, featured today in a ladybug 2.75oz cup, rests drained … Read More The Vital Importance of Idiosyncratic Leggings

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“Hydrogen jukebox” comes from a line in Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” (1955): …who sank all night in submarine light of Bickford’s floated out and sat through the stale beer afternoon in desolate Fugazzi’s, listening to the crack of doom on the hydrogen jukebox… Ginsberg explained that the hydrogen jukebox signifies a state of “hypertrophic high-tech, a psychological state in which people are at the limit of their sensory … Read More Press Play