The Edge Gets Around

Screen Shot 2014-03-08 at 6.30.50 PMSteven Ramey’s recent post on the “multivalence of terms”—to use his words—in reference to a recent Boy George song has been making its way around
social media networks.

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What Does God Mean?

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Boy George, the lead singer for Culture Club, a British pop group in the 80’s with hits like “Karma Chameleon,” recently released a new album that includes the song “My God”. (As you can see in the video below, he looks different now, though he continues to maintain a unique style.) “My God” contrasts two mirrored narratives. In the first, a person hands Boy George a religious tract and tells him, “Jesus loves you, don’t you know.” In the second, Boy George is in the opposite position, telling another person, “Jesus loves you, don’t you know.” In both cases, the recipient’s response is to shake his head. Continue reading “What Does God Mean?”