Pop Goes the Library

Using Pop Culture to Make Libraries Better.

by Sophie Brookover, Liz Burns, Melissa Rabey, Susan Quinn, John Klima, Carlie Webber, Karen Corday, and Eli Neiburger. We're librarians. We're pop culture mavens. We're Pop Culture Librarians.

2006-12-06

How To Appreciate Death Metal

Further evidence of the power of wikis! This wikihow entry on appreciating death metal, a high-velocity, very dark, and super high-volume subgenre of heavy metal, incluldes such useful tidbits of advice as "Listen beyond the crunching guitars and harsh singing", "Watch a live death metal performance", and "Understand the context and subject matter".

Kinda applies to any genre of any medium that's new to you, huh? Urban fiction, hip-hop, Second Life, IM reference, mashups, anime & manga...the list goes on & on.

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