Articles tagged chris

Cassettes Won’t Listen: Evinspacey

Lyrics aren't Jason Drake's forte, but his new beats are clever enough to provide a worthy listen.

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17 Jul 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Real World XI: Chicago

MTV's 'The Real World' has become a mainline for cultural propagation. The archetype of the 'reality tv' genre, this weekly, pretend-documentary consolidates, edits, and cannibalizes culture.

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26 Jun 2002 // 1:00 AM

Married in America

Documentarian Michael Apted doesn't allow any sequence to run long enough for good manners to disappear and feelings (rather than public rationalizations of feelings) to emerge.

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15 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

About A Boy (2002)

'About A Boy' is not 'The Hugh Show'. Thank goodness.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Real World

Ultimately, 'The Real World' is just as conservative as any network sitcom, selecting characters for their exemplary 'blackness' (or 'gayness,' or 'hayseed-ness'), rather than presenting anything approximating diversity.

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