Rock and roll hall of fame foundation was established in 1983 to recognize the influence and contribution of artists to the development, evolution and perpetuation of rock and roll. The artists become eligible after 25 years from the release of their first record. Over the years, the induction committee of the rock and roll hall of fame has recognized various artists and influential acts. In my supposition, the smashing pumpkins should have been inducted already not only because of their incredible performances but also for meeting the induction criteria of releasing its first record in 1990. The smashing pumpkins is an alternative rock band from Illinois in Chicago, in its original incarnation, it was made up of Billy Corgan as the lead vocal
Lawrence Parker also known as KRS-One, which is an anagram for Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone, left home at sixteen in 1981 to pursue a new type of musical art and expressionism: that of an emcee. By 1987, he and his musical partner, DJ Scott La Rock, would release their first ever album under the group name Boogie Down Productions, it was called “Criminal Minded”. The debut album of KRS-One and Scott La Rock featured the two on the cover draped in ammunition and brandishing multiple guns. This album is credited for providing the template for what would soon become “Gangsta” and “Hardcore” rap music. Soon after, they were rejected by the community’s most popular radio DJs, Mr. Magic and Marley Marl.
Sam Weller begins by introducing Ray Bradbury and his first prominent novel, Fahrenheit 451. Weller describes the book as “the story of the near-future society” and categorizes alongside other dystopian literature such as Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and George Orwell’s 1984. The article sounded like any other analyses of the book, until the author made an unexpected statement: Sam Weller had personal relationship with Ray Bradbury. Here was Sam Weller, a man who worked for 12 years as Bradbury’s “authorized biographer”, sharing his thoughts about his subject and the novel. The main issue in this article is that Fahrenheit 451 has been widely praised as “one of the great works of anti-censorship”, until in
In the documentary Nirvana: The Untold Stories, the film goes into detail about the emergence of the American rock band Nirvana formed in the year 1990 by singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Dave Grohl. During this time period Seattle’s music scene was composed primarily of manufactured pop which adolescence had already grown tired of, this was when Nirvana appeared on the scene, paired with the right circumstances, such as quality song writing skills and un-parallel music sound, the band successfully introduced the world to the new music genre called Grunge. This new, progressive, sound was what helped sell Seattle to the masses or put them on the map in regards to Seattle’s own defining culture like other
It concerns the beginning of science fiction and includes some of the most famous authors in the genre. The Golden Age of Science Fiction takes place in the 1930s and 40s. According to historian Adam Roberts, "the phrase Golden Age valorises a particular sort of writing: 'Hard SF ', linear narratives, heroes solving problems or countering threats in a space-opera or technological-adventure idiom” (Roberts 195). This is the era that most people think of when it comes to science fiction: very point-and-shoot plots and space opera. The New Wave of Science Fiction is marked by a strong deviation from the past.
Harlan Ellison, a well-known author, wrote many stories, including the script for the famous movie Star Trek: “ The City on the Edge of Forever ”. Ellison’s love for writing inspired much of America’s young authors, such as “ I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream” and “Dangerous Visions”. “ I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream ” was a short story written in 1967, focusing on emotions and people’s deepest fears. It was a well-liked story that won the Hugo Award and the Science Fiction Achievement Award. “ I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream ” was just one of many great short stories Harlan Ellison wrote.
The voice of the counter-culture of the ‘60s. The one who synthesized rock and folk. The one who dashed makeup on in the ‘70s and vanished to obscurity in to substance abuse to later emerge as man who found christ. Labeled a has-been towards the end of the ‘80s and one to rewind, introducing some of the most profound and powerful music in his career beginning in the late ‘90s. Columbia recording artist, Bob Dylan.
For my first a paragraph I 'm writing about John Steinbeck. He was born a 2/27/1902 and past away on 12/20/1968. The first book he ever made was Cup of Gold in 1929. The reason why John Steinbeck was so important because he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940 and a Nobel prize September 14th 1964 for the books he wrote. Some of the books he wrote were Grapes of Wrath, Tortilla Flats, and Of Mice and Men.
John Steinbeck is a famous 20th century American author whose books are still widely popular today. John Steinbeck lived from 1902-1968. He was born on February 27, 1902, in Salinas, California, to Ernst and Olive Steinbeck. Steinbeck released his first novel, Cup of Gold, in 1929. At first, the book did not attract much attention.