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Listening to Bowie: the playful dichotomies

David Bowie keeps getting more and more interesting. Never mind that he died on January 10 this year. Good works don’t die, and death doesn’t seem to have done anything to dull the luster of his songs. If literary immortality means achieving the kind of life now shared by the likes of Dante Alighieri and […]

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What is a blackstar?

Inscrutable. Opaque. Beautiful meaninglessness. Those are some of the words critics use to describe the songs of David Bowie, particularly his grand, 10 minute track off the new album with the same title, Blackstar. The video for the song Blackstar came out about a month ago. I saw it and was spellbound. I watched it […]

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