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The articles in this issue areabout many kinds of motion, from the sojourns of Cambodian dancers in 1906 France to the stuttering flicker of early silent film, and from the rise and fall of Brazilian hot air balloons to the travels of baby teeth earnestly dispatched by St. Louis schoolchildren in the name of Science.

Chapter 1: Humans in Motion

Chapter 2: Objects in Motion

Chapter 3: Ideas in Motion

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The Appendix is a quarterly journal of experimental and narrative history, soliciting articles from historians, writers, and artists committed to good storytelling, with an eye for the strange and a suspicion of both jargon and traditional narratives.

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Rules of the Tribe: Hardcore Punks and Hair Metal in the 1980s
By Chris A. Smith

In 1983, the English punk band Discharge toured the U.S. with a new, glammier style and spandex pants. The fans hated it so much that their disastrous show in San Francisco left the lead singer in tears. But was it their fault—or the fault of an audience that wanted punk trapped in amber?

Originally Appeared in… Out Loud Volume 1. Issue 3. July 2013

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