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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters: Comparisons between Israel and Nazis ‘crushingly obvious’

Former Pink Floyd front man Roger Waters said the comparisons between present-day Israel and Nazi Germany in the 1930s were “crushingly obvious.” Waters, a longtime critic of Israeli treatment of Palestinians, told CounterPunch magazine on Saturday that the powerful “Israeli propaganda machine” had influenced U.S. policy in the region and…

Jewish group protests Berlin staging of Roger Waters’ ‘The Wall’

A Jewish group Tuesday protested Berlin’s Olympic Stadium hosting Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters’ rock opera “The Wall”, which features an inflatable pig with a Star of David, as “anti-Semitic cheap propaganda”. The show, which is touring large open-air stadiums across Europe and is due in the German capital Wednesday,…

Pop music argues with itself about itself

Sarah, guest-blogging at Feministe, has a post up about how David Bowie is an inspirational figure to her as a feminist, because his whole act in the 70s was about subversion of gender and traditional ideas of performance, and it’s a very liberating thing. I agree with all that, of…

Friday Genius Ten “Kern That Belly Size” Edition

I’ve put another post up at TPM Cafe, this time about the problem of the rumors about Sarah Palin faking her pregnancy, and why liberal bloggers are more put upon to avoid bullshit than either right wing bloggers or the mainstream media. In honor of what will go down as…

Friday Random Ten “Real Patriots Shoot Fireworks, Not Bombs” Edition

Ten songs off your shuffle on your MP3 player of choice. Leave ‘em in comments. Here’s mine: 1) “Down But Not Yet Out”—Felt 2) “Lake Of Fire”—The Meat Puppets 3) “Die”—Bratmobile 4) “White Wedding”—Queens of the Stone Age (Billy Idol cover) 5) “Ever Fallen In Love”—The Buzzcocks 6) “Another Day”—Sludgeworth…

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