Thursday, September 22 2005
A thing from the past, like the Rockies, but not as grand.
Sunday, December 21 2003
Monday, March 17 2003
The idea of a war against Iraq is an absurdity, a blatant and even slightly comical repudiation of the very idea of the 'just war'.
Sunday, March 2 2003
I remember as a toddler being damn near being reduced to tears of relief and exhilaration when Mr. Rogers looked me in the eye and recognized my own inner dramas. Through the course of an episode he gently untied all the psychic knots that get twisted in the mind of a troubled childhood.
Sunday, December 15 2002
Tuesday, March 18 2003
We rock critics should have leathery skins and sore throbbing eardrums and calloused typing fingers, and we should accept little in return but the possibility of more great new tunes coming our way.
Tuesday, January 14 2003
He was an over-saturated, pungent, weed-choked swamp of words.
Tuesday, November 5 2002
This was a band that thrived despite being jeered and pissed on by critics, hipsters, jazzbos, even its own ex-members.
Tuesday, September 17 2002
. . . (S)houldn't we be celebrating our collective vain, ironical stupidity just to bug that humorless sobersides Osama bin Laden and his fellow fanatics?
Tuesday, August 6 2002
Indeed, American book pirates of yesteryear are pretty much the same as Asian tape pirates today. The captains of industry hate 'em, but why else do you think damn near every citizen of Jakarta knows the lyrics to Don McLean's 'American Pie'?
Wednesday, June 4 2008
My hope is that Cotton will become a reverse Rod Stewart -- starting out bland and commercial and then getting looser, more intuitive, and riskier as her career goes on.
Monday, January 28 2008
Call it Pinkberry music, or call it electroclash: either way, it's great stuff.
Sunday, January 27 2008
Simply put: another decent snowboarding soundtrack.
Thursday, January 24 2008
These songs seem like simple alchemy at first, but they do stick with you, kinda like how the Go-Betweens or the Plastic Constellations worked their magic.
Tuesday, January 8 2008
A decent, humane, almost ego-free hip-hop record.