Genres

Hollywood Film Genres

How is a Hollywood film genre created, and who creates it? The answer is really quite uncomplicated. There are two creators of film genre; the audience and the studio. While popular forms of genre entertainment had already existed in fiction and theater, it was the film industry that brought this type of entertainment to its peak. In the early...
Jan 8, 2015 |

The Wacky 70s - The Classic Songs & Genres That Defined an Era

The 70s were another memorable decade of classic songs from many legendary singers and bands with most of them following up with the innovations made in the 60s. As a result, new genres were invented in this decade, all of which are featured in the following article.
Dec 26, 2014 |

Heavy Metal Band Styles - 18 Genres Explained

Heavy Metal Bands erupted on the scene in the late 1970's and since then have split into many sub-sets and styles. Each style carries its own variation with other styles mixed in. What we now call Traditional is usually a grouping of some of the original bands that were around before the genres split. Some examples of these groups include Led...
Dec 26, 2014 |

The Flexible Alto Sax in Different Musical Genres

The Alto Saxophone is a flexible woodwind instrument that can be used in different type of applications in the music world. It is smaller than that of the tenor sax but bigger than that of the soprano sax; the alto sax was originally used in many classical compositions. Classical saxophonist such as Marcel Mule, Eugene Rousseau, and Sigurd...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Genres of Fiction

Fiction in layman terms can be defined as something that is purely imaginary and not real. Fiction can be broadly classified into art and entertainment. But further it can be divided into various genres. They can also be known as classifications of Fiction or types of fiction. However, the understated are purely categorizing whatever has been done...
Dec 26, 2014 |

In drought-stricken Somaliland, age-old challenges meet WhatsApp

As livestock began to die six months ago, and the parched earth ran dry, a handful of people in this self-declared republic had a novel idea: create a WhatsApp group called Daryeel, “Caring,” to... Read More

When Congress wields a tool of peace

One shining example of bipartisan cooperation in Congress has been strong lawmaker support for a popular tool in foreign policy: sanctions on other nations or their leaders and companies. This... Read More

Behind Trump’s transgender ban, a political calculus

Donald Trump has long evinced a live-and-let-live attitude toward gay, lesbian, and transgender people. Foremost, the president needs a legislative victory, and by giving House conservatives what... Read More