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riving knife, froe, frow

A tool for splitting shingles and the like.
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takes up the methodological challenge that Frow sets himself in attempting to think the modern and the postmodern as unstable and heterogeneous unities.
Theories focusing on authenticity, sacred sites, pilgrimages, pseudo-events and simulacrum are all evaluated for their usefulness in understanding tourism as a cultural activity, but Frow stresses the importance of a particular mode of being a tourist which reverberates with the broader temporal dynamics of modern and postmodern culture: `nostalgia'.
Frow uses the example of the development of a market in human DNA and the trade in human organs to think about the nature of giving, altruism and reciprocal social bonds in a world of accelerated commodification and information exchange.
Now Frow is returning to old station Channel 5, where he previously held the role of Head of Features.
TV3 BOSS Ben Frow has raised eyebrows by comparing Xpose star Glenda Gilson to a horse.
Frow added: "Funnily enough [women] love Glenda Gilson who they shouldn't love because she is a horse.