Charlotte Robinson
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So Tough: The Boy Behind the Sid Vicious Myth | 8 Aug 2006 // 7:00 PM

The punk rock version of James Dean, Vicious solidified his fame by dying young, leaving behind memories of his notorious behavior and the mystery of girlfriend Nancy Spungen's murder. Although he contributed little to punk music, Vicious remains its most famous name, and his cult has only grown.

The Cut-Out Bin #5: Genevieve Waite, Romance Is on the Rise (1974) | 8 Feb 2006 // 6:00 PM

After the Mamas and the Papas, John Phillips found his muse in this South African model-actress and indulged her wish to become a singer. The result? This rarely heard record of campy cabaret.


The Cars: self-titled | 26 Feb 2007 // 8:00 AM

New York Dolls: One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This | 24 Jul 2006 // 6:00 PM

A band that is only one-third New York Dolls -- no matter how good their intentions -- still sounds like it.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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