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Friday, March 11 2005

A Matter of Trust (and Technology and Legal Knots and Business Models and…)

Introduction by Justin Cober-Lake - PopMatters writers take a look at the new technology and techniques designed to prevent you from copying the music on your CDs. Is it fair? Is it right?


Thursday, February 24 2005

The Wave Finally Broke: A Tribute to Hunter S. Thompson

Dead at 67 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Hunter S. Thompson leaves behind a legacy of truth — or the desire, at least, to tell it. Hard and often. PopMatters writers dip their collective hats to the man who, in most cases, brought them here.


Thursday, January 6 2005

Best Film and Television of 2004


Friday, December 17 2004

PopMatters Picks: The Best Music of 2004

That favorite rite of passage for all music critics is here again . . . the annual top 10 lists, or in this case top 100. What you have before you is our mammoth list of 100 of the best records of the year as voted on by our entire music staff.


Wednesday, December 1 2004

Five Years of PopMatters: Introduction

PopMatters looks back over the last five years and reflects on where we started, where we've been, and how far we've come. We're also presenting a list of Editors' Picks from each section of the site -- pieces collected from five years of the sharp, incisive writing that has been the hallmark of the PopMatters standard.


Sunday, October 31 2004

These Times/This Place

PopMatters is pleased to bring you These Times/This Place: a collection of essays from various parts of the globe devoted to what the world looks like from this time, in that place, where each writer is standing.


Friday, May 7 2004

Godzilla at 50

Godzilla has changed. At 50, he is no longer the hulking, pea-brained brute we thought. Our writers contemplate his transition from bringer of Armageddon to bringer of agathon, a fierce and ironic comfort to children who sense that theirs is a dangerous world.


Friday, March 19 2004

South by Southwest 2004: A Field Journal

The annual independent music and film festival is back, and PopMatters gives you day-by-day coverage of the good, the bad, and the best-be-forgotten moments.


Wednesday, December 17 2003

PopMatters Picks: The Best Music of 2003

That favorite rite of passage for all music critics is here again . . . the annual top 10 lists, or in this case top 50. As in years past, we have top 10s from the whole crew of regular PopMatters music writers, but this year we're adding a twist. What you have before you is our mammoth list of the 50 best records of the year as voted on by our entire music staff.


Thursday, January 2 2003

Best Film and Television of 2002


Thursday, December 26 2002

Joe Strummer 1952-2002


Monday, December 16 2002

Best Music of 2002


Monday, December 17 2001

PopMatters Picks: The Best Music of 2001


Friday, December 29 2000

Best of 2000


Monday, December 18 2000

PopMatters Picks: The Best Music of 2000


Friday, December 31 1999

Best of 1999


Monday, December 20 1999

PopMatters Picks: The Best Music of 1999


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