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  Bubblegum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bubblegum is a type of chewing gum that is especially designed for blowing bubbles.
So-called bubblegum flavor is a variable mixture of esters such as ethyl butyrate or ethyl acetate, essential oils such as wintergreen or orange, and flavoring chemicals such as ethyl maltol, maltol, benzaldehyde (cherry), and vanillin (vanilla).
In many cartoons, bubblegum is used as a trap so that when someone steps in it, they get stuck in the sticky mess, sometimes resulting in the person taking off his/her footwear.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bubblegum   (656 words)

 Bubblegum Crisis
Bubblegum Crisis is an anime OVA Series that takes at least part of its inspiration from Philip K. Dick's Blade Runner.
Bubblegum Crisis is a mecha style anime that takes place in the future in a post disaster Tokyo, now known as Megatokyo.
Youmex proceeded to make a sequel, Bubblegum Crash[?] which ran three OVA episodes and is conjectured that it was a shortened version of how Crisis was to end.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/bu/Bubblegum_Crisis.html   (958 words)

 Bubblegum pop - WikiRadish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Many critics describe the Monkees as bubblegum due to their producer-driven career and reliance on outside songwriters and session players, others claim that they did not do any pure bubblegum until 1970's "Half-Monkees" LP Changes, which was produced by Jeff Barry.
The first era of bubblegum carried on for a few more years, as LPs were released by the Partridge Family, the Osmonds, the Jackson 5, the Brady Bunch, the Banana Splits and Josie and the Pussycats.
The Ramones' music was critically accepted and the group's fans were dissimilar from the classic bubblegum fan, a pre-adolescent experiencing the thrill of his or her first pocketfull of allowance money; they were working class adults and disaffected teens that constituted a prime social force of the late 1970s and beyond.
www.wikiradish.com /~wikiradi/index.php?title=Bubblegum_pop   (1193 words)

 Bubblegum pop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some of the defining characteristics of bubblegum pop include catchy melodies, simple three-chord structures, simple harmonies, and repetitive riffs or "hooks." Bubblegum pop is also characterized by its lightweight lyrics (which may include nursery rhymes or nonsense lyrics), often surrounding themes of romance and courtship.
Bubblegum pop is also reminiscent of pre-rock novelty songs such as "Abba Dabba Honeymoon" and "The Hut Sut Song," which hit the charts in the late 1940s, and hipster foolishness like Slim Gaillard's "Cement Mixer (Puti Puti)".
Bubblegum pop then appeared to be declining at the turn of the early millennium, as audiences tired of the many boy bands and pop princesses but suddenly started a new rebirth as network executives at Disney molded their female stars such as Hilary Duff, Hayden Panettiere, and Lindsay Lohan into pop princesses.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bubblegum_pop   (1786 words)

 What Is Bubblegum Music?
Most of the Buddah bubblegum songs were sung by one of a handful of staff singers, accompanied by the impressively creative stable musicians.
Almost all of their bubblegum groups turned out a quick succession of single hits, then simply faded away within a year or two.
As the youth of the country were led toward introspection, drugs, and counterculture, they mocked bubblegum as the province of children.
home.xnet.com /~reja/life/bubblegum/whatisbgm.html   (1025 words)

 Bubblegum pop @ Soundbug
Bubblegum pop (bubblegum rock, bubblegum music) is a genre of popular music and/or rock and roll.
Though many disagree, the band members actually referred to themselves as a "nouveau bubblegum band with teeth." Their songs were all simple, three-chord riffs with catchy choruses that occasionally made little sense (such as "Gabba Gabba Hey") and appeared on their album covers in cartoon form.
Though the band covered "Indian Giver", a massive bubblegum hit, at one point, many critics would still not classify even that song as bubblegum because the purpose of such punk covers (many punk bands cover pop hits) is to deconstruct the original.
www.soundbug.com /genres/bubblegum.php   (912 words)

 Tacky Times - 50s & 60s Music Special - Bubblegum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bubblegum was the biggest commercial trend in American rock during 1968-9.
But, in fact, Bubblegum was a recognizable and valid genre, significant for its overwhelming success with the under -18 audience, and also, in retrospect, for many records of lasting worth.
Like any artificial trend, Bubblegum lasted only a couple of years, but while it was around it provided a fertile breeding ground for some of the 70s leading producers, and for studio experiments and musical innovations whose effectiveness can't be denied.
www.tacky-times.com /magazine/50s_60s_music_1/article_05.htm   (428 words)

 Bubblegum Downloads - Download Bubblegum Music - Download Bubblegum MP3s
Bubblegum is a lightweight, catchy pop music that was a significant commercial force in the late '60s and early '70s.
Bubblegum was targeted at a preteen audience whose older siblings had been raised on rock & roll.
Bubblegum was a manufactured music, created by record producers that often hired session musicians to play and sing the songs.
www.mp3.com /genre/397/subgenre.html   (4711 words)

 AAW: Bubblegum Crisis Review
The character design in Bubblegum Crisis, by Kenichi Sonoda, is attractive, with a noticeably more mature look to several of the women, and though the art and backgrounds are a bit inconsistent, they generally look good enough and improve significantly as the series progresses.
Despite the sort-of-sequels, Bubblegum Crash and Bubblegum Crisis 2040, my first recommendation if you liked Bubblegum Crisis would be AD Police Files; it is much darker, more realistic, and stylish than the series that spawned it, and arguably better, too.
Bubblegum Crisis is one of the first OAV series, and is largely responsible for the current proliferation of them.
animeworld.com /reviews/bubblegumcrisis.html   (1968 words)

 An Informal History Of Bubblegum Music by Carl Cafarelli Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Although Bubblegum has gained a certain cachet of cool in some circles over the past few decades (while remaining a pop pariah in other circles), during its original heyday it was viewed strictly as fodder for juvenile tastes, pure pabulum for pre-teen people.
Bubblegum producers only wanted you to fork over the dough and go home to play your new acquisition over and over to your heart's content (and, no doubt, to your older brother's consternation).
Although the birth of bubblegum as a genre is generally dated from the success of the 1910 Fruitgum Company's Simon Says and the Ohio Express' Yummy, Yummy, Yummy for Buddah Records and producers Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz in 1968, there are important antecedents to consider in tracing bubblegum's history.
home.att.net /~bubblegumusic/goldhist1.htm   (2420 words)

 Animetric.com >> Anime Reviews >> Bubblegum Crisis
Bubblegum Crisis is supposed to be the anime that revolutionized the state of anime in America.
Bubblegum Crisis is a series, but not in a strict sense.
Bubblegum Crisis is predominantly an action-oriented anime, but there is also a good portion of emotional situations and even a bit of humor.
www.animetric.com /abc/bc.html   (412 words)

 oneword.: bubblegum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
bubblegum pop pop bubblicious gum from the corner store down the street in junior high, only 2 students at a time and the evil eye.
bubblegum is that sweet feeling in you mouth after you've felt the lips of the person you love.
smells of bubblegum, pink comforter, going to keep me up until she finishes her final the next day after drinking vodka, bleaching her hair with her other cookie cut friends after painting her nails a cheap color that matches an expensive pair of pink shoes.
www.oneword.com /mt/archives/000738.html   (3104 words)

 Mark Lanegan Band: Bubblegum (2004): Reviews
Bubblegum is a blues record, a powerfully original reinterpretation of the genre.
It is hardly user-friendly, but Bubblegum is too good an album to languish in the margins.
In the end, the album’s rather limited scope is justified by the masterful detail with which it is rendered, granting the listener limited entry to a place most of us wouldn’t want to stay long.
www.metacritic.com /music/artists/marklaneganband/bubblegum   (1007 words)

 Aligator Pop - Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 | The Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
After all, the original Bubblegum Crisis — and its team of crime-fighting heroines — was a hard act to follow.
The unprecedented success of the original Bubblegum Crisis, produced and distributed by Artmic and Youmex, was a combination of both artistic excellence and fortuitous timing.
In 1991, an attempt to continue BGC with the three-episode Bubblegum Crash OAV miniseries was met with a lukewarm public response.
www.aligatorpop.com /anime/bubblegum_crisis_2040/article.htm   (696 words)

 PopMatters | Columns | Iain Ellis | Alternative Rock Cultures | Bubblegum Pops the (Counter-)Culture
Fake and faceless, bubblegum pop in the late '60s and early '70s offended the prevailing rock myths of artistic creativity and rugged opposition to the powers-that-be.
As such, bubblegum was not only a tacit reaction to rock snobbery, but it was also the second coming of the novelty pop that had dominated the US charts in the late '50s.
As with bubblegum, the humor of punk's back-to-basics model was an implicit (and often explicit) satirical counter-reaction to the self-importance of many of the rock idols/idles of the day.
www.popmatters.com /music/columns/ellis/060825.shtml   (1479 words)

Arguably one of the best known titles in the history of Japanese animation, BUBBLEGUM CRISIS began its life as one of the first major hits of a mid-eighties boom in made-for-video animations.
Although plagued by budget and personnel problems, the original BUBBLEGUM CRISIS OVA attracted a large and faithful fan following and subsequently spawned a series of seven follow-up episodes, each of which expanded upon the concepts and story of the original.
Featuring new character designs and a more intricate and fully developed storyline, BGC 2040 is not a sequel to the original but a new interpretation and elaboration on the same basic plot, characters and concept.
www.animecornerstore.com /bub20.html   (332 words)

 Bubblegum Seeds from T.H.Seeds - Marijuana Seeds Review
Bubblegum breeds true, and has been used by many seed companies to produce award winning hybrids, and will make a great cornerstone for your breeding program.
Bubblegum is a well known strain that originated in Indiana in the 1970?s and taken to Amsterdam 1990?s.
Bubblegum is my favorite mostly Indica strain because it has an uplifting and euphoric high.
www.onlinepot.org /OGStrainGuide/Strainguide/T.H.Seeds/Bubblegum/2094/index.html   (476 words)

 Amazon.com: Bubblegum: Music: Mark Lanegan Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bubblegum has a sound all its own, and Lanegan is firmly at the helm, with his gravelly voice and somber observations making him sound more and more like Tom Waits.
Bubblegum is a fine album evoking both 60's acid rock (as the Screaming Trees often did) and more out there artists like Tom Waits.
Speaking of "bubblegum" -a reference from a line in the song "Bombed"-Lanegan could not sound farther from what that word may make you expect.
www.amazon.com /Bubblegum-Mark-Lanegan-Band/dp/B00026YO36   (1497 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Bubblegum: Music: Mark Lanegan Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bubblegum is Mark Lanegan's sixth solo album, but still he's relatively unknown to all but a few.
Bubblegum has a sound all its own, and Lanegan is firmly at the helm, with his gravelly voice and sombre observations making him sound more and more like Tom Waits.
'Bubblegum' has deservedly done well in critics polls, as well as having a degree of commercial-success which can be put down to Lanegan's association with QOTSA.
www.amazon.co.uk /Bubblegum-Mark-Lanegan-Band/dp/B00026YO36   (1292 words)

 Bubblegum Crisis Fan Fiction Guide
Requirements to have a story included in the Bubblegum Crisis Fan Fiction guide are: the story has to have something to do with Bubblegum Crisis, include characters from Bubblegum Crisis series, or some mixture of these.
Post-Story: Bubblegum Crush 2 ______________________________________________________________________________ Title: Bubblegum Crush 2 "Traitors In The Midst" Author: Nick Celani (FrankC5344@aol.com) Location: /pub/archive/anime-fan-works/BGC/bgc.crush.2.gz Status: COMPLETE Date: Jul 31, 1996 Type: Non-OVA Synopsis: The Knight Sabers are recovering from the strange experience they recently had and are just getting on with life.
It does not explain how or why Alita is in the Bubblegum Crisis Universe (the only hint is Alita has a dream about it, but the ending implies that the world of Battle Angel and Bubblegum are the same planet).
home.san.rr.com /mikepaff/bgc.html   (15088 words)

 Bubblegum World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Their Super K label had it's first hit in 1966 with the Rare Breed's "Beg, Borrow and Steal", followed by "A Little Bit of Soul" by the Music Explosion, which was a #2 hit.
By 1968, The Buddah Bubblegum machine was rolling full speed ahead with hit after hit from acts like the Ohio Express, The 1910 Fruitgum Co., and the Kasenetz and Katz Singing Orchestral Circus.
However, much like the punk music to appear just a few years later, Kasenetz and Katz's bubblegum music was stripped down basic rock and roll; a return to the 3 minute (or less) pop tune.
www.unclebuzz.com /k&k.html   (323 words)

 Bubblegum Crisis!
Bubblegum Crisis is the story of the Knight Sabers, a four-woman mercenary team based in the city of Neo-Tokyo, Japan, in the year 2032.
Bubblegum Crisis, or BGC, as it has become known, wasn't my first exposure to anime, but it IS my favorite!
Bubblegum Crash was done afterwards, but most of the people involved with the original series were not involved with it's production.
members.tripod.com /~Knightsabre/bgc.htm   (490 words)

 Bubblegum - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
At its core bubblegum is nonthreatening, lightweight, commercially driven pop.
Largely associated with the '60s, the music characteristically targeted a preteen audience that wasn't quite ready to decipher the sophisticated musings of the songs their older siblings held dear.
With few exceptions most bubblegum bands had a hit or two before fading into obscurity.
music.download.com /2001-8687_32-0.html   (227 words)

 Splendid Magazine reviews Mark Lanegan: Bubblegum
His tattered wail has always hinted at a man who's seen more than his share of fucked-up situations, and has, more or less, escaped them with a few broken bones and a deeply scarred psyche.
He has never sounded more desperate than he does traipsing through Bubblegum's dark alleys -- and strangely, it's that superego-addled despondency that makes this his most compelling, not to mention complete, work to date.
It's all his worst junkie desires come to life, from the greasy stomp of "Sideways in Reverse" to the moribund and reflective "One Hundred Days" and loved-to-death lament "Come to Me".
www.splendidezine.com /review.html?reviewid=109325477421878   (494 words)

 Bubblegum Crisis
There is a followup series of three OAVs, Bubblegum Crash, which begins in 2034.
Continuing in the world of print, there is Bubblegum Crisis: Grand Mal, which is a four comic series set in 2031, based on an original story by Adam Warren, and published by Dark Horse Comics.
First of all, the newsgroup alt.fan.bgcrisis is dedicated to all things Bubblegum, and features and excellent FAQ maintained by Steve Pearl.
www.gweep.ca /~edmonds/anime/BGC/index.html   (2700 words)

 bubblegum_stomp - Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
bubblegum stomp1 - launch nite - 8th june
bubblegum stomp7 - 70s stomp - 7th december
bubblegum stomp djs at the beef and barrel
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 Animetric.com >> Anime Reviews >> Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040
One could say that Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 is a remake of the 80's cyberpunk classic "Bubblegum Crisis".
Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 has essentially the same cast of characters -- Sylia, owner of the Silky Doll Boutique and the cool, calculating leader of the Knight Sabers.
Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 benefits from more dynamic pacing and plot development.
www.animetric.com /abc/bc2040.html   (489 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Music: Bubblegum, Mark Lanegan, CD
The acoustic lament "Bombed" -- which, with its "when I'm bombed, I stretch like bubblegum," serves as a de facto title track -- falls into the latter category, its unsteady gait causing concern that those hellhounds on his tail just might be closing in.
The disc's more aggressive tracks, notably the rat-in-a-cage rattler "Sideways in Reverse," aren't markedly brighter, but the bulldozing guitars (some brandished by Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri) impel Lanegan to strain against the dark forces more fitfully.
Dark forces lurk in just about every corner of Bubblegum, whether they be erotic, as on "Come to Me," a lustful duet with PJ Harvey, or substance-fueled, as on the insistently oozing "Driving Death Valley Blues." Less convincing singers make rock 'n' roll cliché of these themes; Lanegan makes them frighteningly real and engrossing.
music.barnesandnoble.com /search/product.asp?userid=v12jmdhARw&EAN=607618023720&ITM=1   (411 words)

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