What is hard core?

  • (noun): The most dedicated and intensely loyal nucleus of a group or movement.

Some articles on hard core, hard, core:

Bill Amerson
... an early adult film producer in the United States to produce so-called "hard core" entertainment ... In the early days of hard core, Amerson and his colleagues were subject to arrest for any number of charges which could include pimping, pandering, and an obscure felony ... his screen character, Johnny Wadd), was the premiere hard core film star from 1973 until 1988 ...
The Notorious K.I.M. - Background - Production and Title
... My whole image, to me, the reason why I came out with 'Hard Core,' the sexy thing, was to make me different from every other female rapper that was out ... to MTV News that she attempted to collaborate with the original producers of her first album "Hard Core" but she wasn't satisfied with the final results ... Without re-teaming with the collaborated of her debut album "Hard Core" (with the exception of Nasheim Myrick), Production for the album was handled primarily ...
Linda Williams (film Scholar) - Writings - Author
... edition University of California Press, 1992, ISBN 0-520-07896-9 Hard Core Power, Pleasure and the Frenzy of the Visible (University of California Press, 1989) ... comedy, a genre she thinks resembles the hard-core film ... reduce porn films to a single heterosexual genre, Hard Core is remarkable because the author actually engages the subject instead of pontificating from distance and because she insists that feminists ...
SN-42 - Rifle Resistant Armor - Armor Piercing Ammunition Core Hardness and Protection
... For example, bullets with a soft lead-core and copper jacket are too easily deformed to penetrate hard materials, whereas rifle bullets manufactured with very hard core materials, like tungsten carbide ... Most other core materials would have effects between lead and tungsten carbide ... cartridge for the AK47 rifle, have a steel core with hardness rating ranging from Rc35 mild steel up to Rc45 medium hard steel ...
Hard Core (Lil' Kim Album)
... Hard Core is the debut studio album by American rapper Lil' Kim ... Hard Core debuted at number eleven on the U.S ... In the United States, Hard Core was certified double platinum by the RIAA, and is considered by many a classic hip hop album ...

Famous quotes containing the words core and/or hard:

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    —Anonymous Mother. Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, ch. 6 (1978)

    The people of coming days will know
    About the casting out of my net,
    And how you have leaped times out of mind
    Over the little silver cords,
    And think that you were hard and unkind....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)