Comi-Conscience: 10 Reasons Why Comics are Your Post-Apocalyptic Survival Guide.

1. They answer the Questions

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2. and question the Answers

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2. They know basic economics

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3.  And RealPolitik

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4. They are a tracking device to your primal needsbeer rules i rule

5. and your primal fears

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6. They  tell you how to cope with climate changeasterix alias

7. and acquaint you with the Uncannytintin

8. They train you in Precision of Purposesikari shambhu

9. and the value of the Multi-Purposebooks

 

10. So you have a Brand New World to read, re-read, un-read.we can never get enough

 

 

WHY WE STILL LOVE VINYL RECORDS

Vinyl records or Gramophone records have always stirred the nostalgia of music lovers all over the world. The vinyl record was synonymous with pop music from the 1950s all the way to the 1980s when they were gradually replaced by cassette tapes and eventually by the compact disk. K-Def-OneManBandLP-Front_1_largeListening to music has evolved a long way since then and most of the music that we now hear has been procured digitally. Yet, the vinyl record refuses to ebb away from the collective fascination of music lovers and has seen a steady revival in popularity since 2006. What is it about vinyl records that engage the young and old alike even after so many years?

For one, gramophone or vinyl records ruled during an era that has now become synonymous with massive shifts in the social and political sphere. The 60s and 70s have been romanticized as landmark decades in popular culture. For some it was an era of disillusionment, for others it was an era of dissent. While for others it was the time when music (and art) was breaking free from its traditional boundations and exploring horizons that had been hitherto untouched and unexplored. The vinyl record ruled in an era of experimentation, rediscovery and redefinition. We have traveled a long way since then. Today, wars are fought perhaps not very differently as they were in the 60s or 70s. But our reactions have changed and music hardly reflects our slogans in life. But the Vinyl record continues to hold our imagination and music (and art) connoisseurs still collect them as a fond reminder of a generation that now seems more alive and courageous in music, art and the very way of life on hindsight.

Vinyl record revival has been occurring since 2006 and vinyl records are making an appearance in homes as collector’s items as well as home décor products.TheBeatles One of the most stylish avatars of the vinyl record has been their conversion to retro style clocks. Vinyl Record clocks are made out of vintage gramophone records that are handpicked for their collectors’ value. The records are then converted into retro style, vinyl record clocks. The vinyl record clocks exude a retro charm and are stylish additions to the home. If you can’t get enough of vinyl records and are in love with the retro era, then click here for a look at some stylish and spunky vinyl record clocks.

Trivia: Did you know that there is an entire day dedicated to vinyl records? 12th August is celebrated as Vinyl Record Day. It is organized by the Vinyl Record Day Company – a not-for-profit organization dedicated to recognizing the preserving vinyl music, its culture, art and sound.