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Tuesday, August 28 2007

Feldog Revisited: An Interview with Corey Feldman

Feldman talks to PopMatters about the good, the bad, and the ugly of reality TV.


Wednesday, July 11 2007

Pretenders: Learning to Crawl

Their cathartic third proper album was really the last one under the Pretenders banner that could be considered something more than just a vehicle for frontwoman Hynde -- which is remarkable considering the ashes from which the album rose.


Sunday, July 8 2007

Quirk Rock: An Interview with They Might Be Giants

John Linnell of TMBG reflects on 25 years of music-making, the joy of reading and eating at the same time, and the removal of Hillary Duff's soul in an expansive interview with PopMatters.


Thursday, June 7 2007

Très Sheik: An Interview with Duncan Sheik

Songwriter Duncan Sheik talks with PopMatters about the musical Spring Awakening, nominated for 11 Tony Awards, and writing music that's relevant to a larger cultural argument.


Monday, October 30 2006

Beyond Black: Rethinking Goth

The question of "What is goth?" and the contents of this set will put the spotlight not on the song selection, but on the ridiculousness of genre labels.


Reviews

Thursday, October 4 2007

Bram Stokers Dracula

Coppola's take on Bram Stoker's masterpiece is a visual stunning feast worth revisiting in a Collector's Edition that is more than just a time capsule.


Wednesday, August 15 2007

Pet Shop Boys: Cubism [DVD]

While Stop Making Sense remains the gold-standard of concert films, Cubism will leave you feeling like you've actually been to a Pet Shop Boys concert.


Monday, July 23 2007

Echo & the Bunnymen: Dancing Horses [DVD]

Mac the Mouth provides a curious evening's viewing on this live Bunnymen DVD release.


Thursday, July 12 2007

The History Channel Presents: Last Stand of the 300

The History Channel again comes to the rescue of fans of both Hollywood and academia.


Wednesday, June 13 2007

Marilyn Manson: Eat Me, Drink Me

The provocateur returns, invoking both the (anti)Christ persona and Lewis Carroll's Wonderland with Eat Me, Drink Me that, like his best work, incites while bordering on parody.


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