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« Reply #75 on: (00:52:17/05-23-11) »
I've said it before and I'll say it again:  Pop Culture references age poorly.

There are some exceptions:  Beatles, Elvis, The Greatful Dead...  Those might be used, they'll be considered "Classical Music" by SR time, most likely.  Played in classy restaurants, where the Johnson brings the 'Runners when he wants them uncomfortable.  :P
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« Reply #76 on: (01:48:05/05-23-11) »
I will admit that we all had reservations about it. However, considering that as far as I am concerned most if not all RL pop culture from the last twenty-five years never happened in SR I think it's worth keeping one or two. That one of the enduring legacies is, in fact, Gaga is both amusing and somewhat plausible.

And that is how I sleep at night. Because it sure as Hell isn't on a pile of fat stacks of freelancer/proofer pay.

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« Reply #77 on: (07:53:42/05-23-11) »
I agree with Crimson... Even if her music doesn't survive to 2070, they will be talking about her -ahem- "ground-breaking" style. (Even though she's doing nothing more than ripping off Bowie, Elton and Madonna.)

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« Reply #78 on: (10:14:15/05-23-11) »
When folks complain about "gaga," I want to just remind them that:  http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gaga

The current pop star/diva/whatever isn't the one that, y'know, coined the term.  It meant "crazy" or "over the top" long before she came along, and will remain associated so long after she's swept back under the rug of popular culture.

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« Reply #79 on: (22:18:29/05-23-11) »
Meanwhile, Elton and Bowie will be remembered for quite some time.

It's all about staying power, people!

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« Reply #80 on: (23:30:55/05-23-11) »
It's all about staying power, people!
That would be Sting.

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« Reply #81 on: (18:30:44/05-24-11) »
It's all about staying power, people!
That would be Sting.

Staying power? How about Keith Richards? I'm pretty sure he died 30 years ago and the narcotics in his system has kept him animated. He's a rock and roll lich.


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« Reply #82 on: (02:44:18/05-25-11) »
It's all about staying power, people!
That would be Sting.

Staying power? How about Keith Richards? I'm pretty sure he died 30 years ago and the narcotics in his system has kept him animated. He's a rock and roll lich.

Actually....that would be Mick Jaeger.....

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« Reply #83 on: (15:38:38/05-28-11) »
With UGE, SURGE, freakin' spirits wandering around, I dare say any (most...)  contemporary icons would fall by the wayside, the 6th world and all.

Who cares about a meat suit when your neighbor eats people!  :o

Still love the book, just baffled me a bit was all.
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