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How tap dancing was made in America

How tap dancing was made in America

[rhythmic tap sounds] Tap is one of the first original American art forms. [rhythmic tap sounds] It’s an instantly recognizable combination of movement and sound. Jane Goldberg: It’s such a fun thing to see because people wants to see what’s in the bottom of the shoe. Jane: How you make the sound, that’s always a curiosity. Jane: This is how we made the sound, with the aluminum. Originally they were wooden. Tap dancing started in Five Points. Now Chinatown in…

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3 Bizarre Scenes In Otherwise Good Movies – Obsessive Pop Culture Disorder (Kingsmen, Ghostbusters)

3 Bizarre Scenes In Otherwise Good Movies – Obsessive Pop Culture Disorder (Kingsmen, Ghostbusters)

(digital tones) (beatbox beats) – Hello internet. I am Danny Joey Nicky O’Beat. And welcome to another episode of Obsessive Pop Culture Disorder, the show that, if you’re watching this in the way way distant future, and most records have been lost in some kind of horrible catastrophe, is the most popular show of all time. It was Beyonce’s favorite. It healed the nation. I’m what the bible is based on. And today’s record setting episode explores. (beatbox drumroll) Few…

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The Seven Deadly Sins in Pop Culture – Se7en

The Seven Deadly Sins in Pop Culture – Se7en

The Seven Deadly Sins! A topic that I find incredibly interesting on its own, but I am even more interested in how film makers implement this idea into their work. So that’s exactly what we’ll be looking at today What is happening my fellow nerds, welcome to Nerdified, the channel that takes old biblical threats of death and puts them in an advertiser friendly youtube video. I’m your host, Danyelle Reed and this is part one of a three part…

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Architects of Woke: Howard Zinn, Hollywood, & the Fairy Tale of American Evil

Architects of Woke: Howard Zinn, Hollywood, & the Fairy Tale of American Evil

The new Frozen movie is barely disguised political propaganda. Okay, okay: I promise I can back that up. In the movie, our hero sisters learn a dark secret: that their power-mad grandfather betrayed the native people of their land , slaughtering their leader and stealing their wealth. This is a well worn plot device. Indigenous innocents terrorized by greedy colonialists. This is Hollywood attempting to say something profound about the origins of the real America. This is fake history. Invented…

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