Born May 18, 1975 Influences= Bob Dylan, Grew up in Bob Marley, Neil Oahu, Hawaii Young, Sublime, and Before his music took the Beatles off, made surf films Began to focus on his music more after he had a horrible surfing accident Has a number of EP’s and surfing movies
Difficult Cultural Allusions Vocabulary Song written in 2008: a “cash in your time when there were blanks”=war bonds more American troops “brut-force feed”= to in the Middle East feed an animal/savage against their will “wool sunglasses”= eye mask
Why do you think we, as Americans, choose to be ignorant of all the badthings occuring outside of our country?Why would the media choose to only report certain facts to the public?
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Why do you think we, as Americans, choose to be ignorant of all the badthings happening outside of our country?Why would the media choose to only report certain facts to the public?