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Smithsonian Folkways Podcasts

posted by Joel Turnipseed   Nov 05, 2007

I’ve been working my way through these Folkways Podcasts for months and they’re fantastic: I figure with the new Todd Haynes Dylan flick making it’s way around in very slow release, you might even have a chance to catch up to the two Dylan-focused episodes by the time I’m Not There hits your part of the world.

Greg Allen rips into the Smithsonian for

posted by Jason Kottke   May 30, 2006

Greg Allen rips into the Smithsonian for selling their archive (actually *our* archive) to Showtime for $6 million. “So not only did Smithsonian executives sell out America’s patrimony to a single, giant media corporation, they sold it for practically nothing.” Wank. Ers.