For an entire generation, U2 was "The Only Band That Mattered." They made big, bombastic music that spoke about the Irish "Bloody Sunday" of 1972, of war, of their dissatisfaction with European and American politics, and made them all so earnestly and unironically
the voice of the times.
I bought Kamila Shamsie's Kartography a few years after its initial release, and unironically
, finished it during a flight to London for our annual summer family vacation.
Teen Spirit gives a few perfunctory nods at complexity, and does have a certain visual interest -- but it ends, unironically
, with the TV finalists in a singalong of 'Good Time' by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen, with its reassuring chorus: "We don't even have to try / It's always a good time!".
So he and his friends perfected a different game, one they unironically
call "slum golf".
Nevertheless, the Great Satan unironically
shipped thousands of Hellfire missiles and drones to the Iraqi government under then-Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki which were promptly used on unarmed civilians rather than 'extremists'.
Even the word "playoffs" is being uttered unironically
He's still figuring it out, describing himself as being "fascinated" with the process of "really unironically
and genuinely appropriating these symbols, ideas, and mythologies that aren't necessarily associated with minority music."
It had become a feature of their holidays that Ian would disappear for half of his short visit with a new woman, who, he unironically
whispered, "Might be the one." She would show up, decked out and glowing, for dinner the last night, charm them all, and never be seen again.
'I'm a much better dancer,' he said completely unironically
. 'I love to dance, like on the weekends, the way I go to restore my chi is to go dance, and I definitely noticed the more martial arts practice I did, the better I was on the dance floor.
Aside from genuine concerns about infrastructure deficits and attention to service delivery, there has been a neo-Nazi invited on a television programme, neo-Malthusians being given high profile outlets for their flimsy crank, commentators unironically
claiming the country is being colonised, and a senator advocating the reinstallation of racial discrimination as the"final solution" to the country's immigration system.
The movie, rooted in Black history and reaching confidently and unironically
for mass-market appeal, is extraordinary.
client's] face off" (unironically
, if not literally) as part