Daily Archive: March 29, 2010

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The Return of Hall and Oates

Jonathan Chait points to this entertaining article on Hall and Oates’ hipster comeback. I think we can locate the roots of their popular revival here:

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Monday Poetry: Two by Sappho

Sappho is one of the first and greatest poetic singers of romantic longing and the ‘bittersweet’, an image she apparently coined. Along with the Greek lyric poets (Archilochus, Sappho, Mimnermus, Alcaeus) of the Archaic...