The Pop Culture Philosopher

Alt Classical – The Innovators

This week brings a new installment of my series on alt-classical music –music that combines the instrumentation, elegance and sophistication of classical music with the vitality of newer and more modern approaches to music....

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Plexr Escape Walkthrough

This post is the second one about my original logic-based “escape” game, Plexr. It’s very difficult to solve, so I’m including this following walkthrough. Don’t read it unless you’ve already done your best to...

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Plexr 2

I just published an all-new version of my first and only video game, Plexr, designed for people who like giving their brain a good mental workout. Play Plexr 2  A complex logic puzzle involving...

Reconstructivist Art: Mona Lisa

Wyclef Jean’s Mona Lisa as an example of Reconstructivist Art Mona Lisa was a little noted deep-album cut from hip-hop impresario Wyclef Jean’s multiplatinum album The Carnival (1997). A radical reinvention of the remixed...

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Reconstructivist Art: Kehinde Wiley

Artist Kehinde Wiley as an example of Reconstructivist Art. Kehinde Wiley is an African American visual artist, known primarily for his lush, full-scale portraits of young urban African American men in contemporary clothing, but...