Nicki Minaj’s MTV Awards Show: A more complete review of the queen of hip hop’s compelling performance

I have already reviewed the MTV Awards in general, but I did not give enough time to its indisputable victor: Nicki Minaj, winner of the Michael Jackson Vanguard award. Nicki Minaj, crowned. Minaj’s reputation as queen of rap, and therefore as successor to Lauryn Hill, was solidified by her verse on Kanye West’s ‘Monster’ from … Continue reading Nicki Minaj’s MTV Awards Show: A more complete review of the queen of hip hop’s compelling performance

The sin of shame and the power of norms

A lot of people like talking about morality these days, and I wonder why. On the one hand, this is a very immoral world, where there is much suffering and pain, to no particular end. On the other hand, there are worse possible worlds in recent history which outstrip in some order of magnitude the … Continue reading The sin of shame and the power of norms

The activity of ideas and ‘The Time of Angels’

The British TV show Doctor Who has gone through many mutations in its fast-paced run since its 2005 reboot. One of the most interesting variants of the show was presented in 2010, that year of intriguing contrasts and magnificent extravagance, in a double episode entitled ‘The Time of Angels’. The show revolves around the concept … Continue reading The activity of ideas and ‘The Time of Angels’