Fergie

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Boom Boom Pow: A Meditation

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Lately, I’ve been pausing in porticos, haunted by a particular line from a particular song. The ditty in question, “Boom Boom Pow,” was released by the redoubtable Black Eyed Peas more than a year ago, yet certain peculiarities of its lyrical cadences still manage to wash up upon the shores of my mind, as clear and startlingly whole as twisted lengths of beach glass.

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And another thing about Fergie . . .

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1a.  Fergie stands for something to some people, and that is boggling.  What does she represent?  “Ethnic Other Who Has Worked Her Way Up?”  We have a J. Lo.  J. Lo is enough for J. Lo.  Is it because there […]

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sOMETHING that coULd happEN (TO FERGIE)

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So Fergie “Ethnic Other Ethnic Okay Not Ethnic” wearing silver high heeled Roman sandals cutting into her tanned calf flesh rounds, with capri cargos cinched below the knee, so that she looks even shorter, plus a yellow belly shirt even […]