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2D Or Not 2D? That Is The Question For Hollywood, Babylon

2D Or Not 2D? That Is The Question For Hollywood, Babylon   Automobiles were mass produced for the first time by Henry Ford`s motor company in 1908, when the Ford Model-T began to roll off the production line. Although the Saturn V rockets designed by North America`s Space Administration (NASA) assisted Neil Armstrong to make the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20 July (UTC) 1969, improvements in travel technology were `cosmetic`. Despite the `Luna Rover` car being pedalled across the...

Grief, Carrie Fisher and The Fisher King

Grief, Carrie Fisher and The Fisher King     In the book of Job from the Old Testament of the Bible, God tells the man Job that he is puny in comparison because, like whales in nature, God is bigger, `Can you pull in Leviathan with a fishook?` According to the developmental psychologist, Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961), Leviathan is a symbol of a content of the collective unconscious. In Jungian psychology the unconscious is represented by the sea from which the archetypes, that...

Woman is a Confectionate Picture From A Consumer`s Perspective, And Her Affectionate Picture Is Of The Consumed

Woman is a Confectionate Picture From A Consumer`s Perspective, And Her Affectionate Picture Is Of The Consumed      In Hollywood, Babylon, the `Hays Code` of the 1950s and 1960s enshrined the belief that bedroom scenes required at least one foot to visibly on the floor at all times so that even the possibility of sexual intercourse between male and female couples was severely censored. In Pillow Talk (1959) featuring Doris Day, reputedly a lesbian, and the homosexual Rock...

Satan`s Tie

Satan`s Tie     Iconic California beach blonde Jennifer Aniston, most famous for her role in the American situation comedy, Friends (1994-2004) in which she starred with Lisa Kudrow and Courtney Cox, appeared on the January 2009 cover of Gentlemen`s Quarterly (GQ) draped only in a man`s tie, which is symbolic. Pop sex symbol Britney Spears appeared similarly on the May 2004 cover of For Him Magazine (FHM) wearing a tie, but not a man`s. Socio-cultural sartorial is what Western...

Space Girls In Brain Power

Space Girls In Brain Power     Pop phenomena of the late 20th century, The Spice Girls (1994-), achieved socio-cultural success with their concept, `girl power`, appealing to a generation of young women growing up in a world that didn`t recognize their potential. Selling singles through sex wasn`t new, but the dawning of the video age widened the possibilities of promoting popular music for the alluring nubility. Previously the pop age`s nobility had depended on young men in...

Bukhoor, Mabkhara and Baphomet

Bukhoor, Mabkhara and Baphomet   The traditional incense burner of the Moslem faith used to perfume the home is the mabkhara while bukhoor are the perfumed incense chips burned inside the mabkhara, which resembles the tower of Baphomet in illustrations of the deity adopted by the `Church of Satan`.1 Baphomet is depicted with the head, horns and feet of a goat, the breasts of a woman and her penis, while arising from the crown of her head is what looks like the mabkhara of...

Look At The Brains On That!

Look At The Brains On That!     Beauty and the Beast is an 18th century fairy tale in which `Beast`1 is revealed to be a handsome prince and wins the hand of the princess after a difficult courtship, `Straighten up. Try to act like a gentleman.`2 In the Bible the `beasts` of Revelation are described as the enemy of humanity worshipped by men because they want power and noone can buy or sell anything without the `mark of the beast`. Most people have thought that telephone numbers...

God Goes Down Like A Lead Balloon With Led Zeppelin

God Goes Down Like A Lead Balloon With Led Zeppelin   Aging rockers Led Zeppelin`s live album How The West Was Won (2003) presents them as Americans, which isn`t true. The sleeve notes tell the buyer that Led Zeppelin practise satanism, but there aren`t very many people who know what that means. Keith Moon of the rock group The Who was reported as saying `Led Zeppelin will go down like a lead baloon`1 when the idea for the band was discussed and his name was linked with the group as...

Raquel Welch, Pamela Andersen, and the Female Epitome

Raquel Welch, Pamela Andersen, and the Female Epitome Roger Vadim was the French film director that had the whole world in awe when he married actress and France`s sex symbol Brigit Bardot who made the film And God Created Woman (1957). With further awe they marvelled as he divorced Brigit to wed Catherine Deneuve, who played the part of the daily beauty, that is, the prostitute in the movie Belle De Jour (1967). Amazingly Vadim left Deneuve for American actress Jane Fonda, who made the first...

It`s Only Rock `n` Roll But I like It

It`s Only Rock `n` Roll But I like It Pop music has been viewed as a fringe cultural medium ever since its inception, but it has its own myths, legends, and folklore which carry weight amongst those who follow its logical symbolism. Elvis Presley (1935-77) was called `the King of Rock `n` Roll` when he recorded with the Sun records company, and the view was widely held that Rock `n` Roll died in 1958 when Elvis went into the US army: `The moon stood still on Blueberry hill And lingered until...
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