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Sinatra Song Often Strikes Deadly Chord - NYTimes.com
“ ‘I did it my way’ — it’s so arrogant,” Mr. Albarracin said. “The lyrics evoke feelings of pride and arrogance in the singer, as if you’re somebody when you’re really nobody. It covers up your failures. That’s why it leads to fights.”
music  karaoke  philippines  livemusic  art  crime  death  murder  aesthetics  songwriting  men  behavior  reputation 
february 2010 by allaboutgeorge
Refractory: All's Well, the Twentieth Century Dies: David Bowie as Postmodern Art Detective Professor - Kelly A. Wacker
"[...] Although generally known as a musician and performer, Bowie’s original training, like many British musicians of his generation, was at art school. [...]"
art  crime  rock  music  songwriting  history  20thcentury  aesthetics  creativity  murder  death  uk 
december 2007 by allaboutgeorge
Before Deadly Rage, a Life Consumed by a Troubling Silence - New York Times
“All my family said that was not the Seung-Hui we knew. It was the first time we saw him speaking in full sentences.”
virginia  death  murder  psychology  asian  crime 
april 2007 by allaboutgeorge
WaPo: In Colombia, Songs Too Hot for the Mainstream Sizzle Underground
"A lot of stories are hidden. They have to be real. I'm more or less a news director. The corridos are chronicles."
songwriting  journalism  colombia  latinamerica  music  criticism  aesthetics  identity  poverty  drugs  crime  murder 
november 2006 by allaboutgeorge
CCT: Man held in CHP officer's death
"He does have an extensive criminal history. At this point we believe he was by himself. We've got some other leads we are following just to make sure we are being thorough during this investigation."
murder  stanislauscounty  chp  police  crime  stockton 
february 2006 by allaboutgeorge
CCT: Man questioned in CHP officer's death
"We haven't found it yet, no. There's a statewide all-points bulletin for that vehicle."
stanislauscounty  stockton  highway99  chp  crime  police  murder 
february 2006 by allaboutgeorge
CCT: Spurned suitor allegedly stabs woman
The follow-up: "She is in critical condition at John Muir Medical Center, Sheriff spokesman Jimmy Lee said. Lee said that Nava and the victim were not dating and didn't know each other well."
murder  byron  walnutcreek  concord  contracosta  contracostatimes  crime 
february 2006 by allaboutgeorge
NYT: Baltimore Streets Meaner, but Message Is Mixed
How in the world did this article get written without mentioning HBO's "The Wire"?
cities  baltimore  murder  crime  police  thewire  hbo 
february 2005 by allaboutgeorge

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