Welcome! I am Jason Nguyen, a graduate student in ethnomusicology at Indiana University, Bloomington, and this blog is where I make observations about music, culture, and academic life.

LOLculture

I haz a new site for my silly things: http://www.lolculture.com

Everyone who has a little lolcat in them should contribute!  Just comment below or email me at lolculture@jrnguyen.com to get added to that blog.

Context: One of them is a kitty.  The other is Claude Levi-Strauss, for whom the idea of The Raw and the Cooked […]

A Twitter experiment

My usual Twitter account is linked to the right on this site, but I’ve been playing with another account @twobars, where I randomly create two random bars of rhyming verse in 140 characters or less!  It’s a throwback to when I was seriously into freestyling…  Check it out!

Some samples:

one-forty is the count, […]