‘Good luck getting a job!’ Just one of the many statements of frustration to come out of the mouth of parents across the world after learning of their child’s new tattoo. Nonetheless, despite the stigmatization, the number of people with tattoos in America and the rest of the world has
Anime in the Japanese culture is seen as any form of animation, but to the rest of the world, the word anime is related and connected back to Japan. The history of anime goes back to the early 1900s, with Japan’s most likely first animated film made by Shimokawa Oten,
We now live in an age where information is key to the structures in our lives. For many of the older generational cohorts, this shift in information gathering and delivery may seem like a whirlwind of technological and communication growth. For those in the newer generational cohorts starting from Generation
The term ‘forgery’ is usually tied to the notion of replication, or creating copies of something so perfect that they are indistinguishable from the original. It is a concept often associated with the illegal printing of money or with copying signatures, and when it is applied to the art world,
On February 14th, 2018, 17 people were killed in a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Among those 17 victims was 14-year-old freshman student named Jaime Guttenberg. Jaime has been described by loved ones as a smart, outgoing, and bubbly young girl who had a world of potential
While many celebrities expressed their support for the reprisal of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement that swept the nation last summer, one artist’s reaction to the protests struck me with surprise. In late May, following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers, The 1975’s lead
The life of a consumer has evolved in so many ways over the last century and has taken on many forms and has had many purposes. One could consume out of necessity, out of an abundance of wealth, out of the urge to prove something. It is obvious though, that
Many consider the 60s-80s to be the golden age of modern music. During this time, bands like Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and The Beatles came to the spotlight around the world. Also during this time (and likely correlated with the music), counterculture movements were popping up around the United States.