Reading partly as a companion to Donna Gaines Teenage Wasteland Suburbia Dead End Kids (Harper Perennial, 1992) and partly as an ethnomusicological offshoot of Robert Walser Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music (Wesleyan, 1993), Harris Berger book investigates the practices of musical experience and musical perception within the genres […]

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The Platform Is Losing Its Popularity This season it’s very apparent that popular “shoe designers” are making every attempt to get rid of the popular platform pump. One has to just check out “Christian Louboutin’s” Newest shoe collection to see “the writing is on the wall.” It so appears that lots of celebrities have already […]

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