Tuesday, March 10 2015
1965 places that year's astonishing surge of innovative pop music in a larger context of social, cultural, and political change.
Tuesday, July 22 2014
American Revolutionary wants to offer the appearance of revolution while anesthetizing any deeper understanding of the forces involved.
Monday, January 27 2014
Jeffrey Stepakoff's The Melody of Secrets is a complex story of unrequited love, racial tensions, the space age, and the after-effects of World War II.
Sunday, February 10 2013
Like a smartly crafted advertisement, there is more to Mad Men than meets the eye. Amidst the forbidden affairs, heated pitches, and endlessly flowing libations, race relations have risen to prominence during the show's fifth season.
Tuesday, April 26 2011
Monday, May 3 2010
Roads to Memphis remains focused firmly on the past, on laying out just how James Earl Ray came to the same place as Martin Luther King on 4 April 1968.
Sunday, April 4 2010
Arg! And here I was just sifting through the current news, looking for health care coverage, but got assaulted with this crap in the headlines.
Thursday, January 21 2010
Digitizing revolutions: The Negro still is not free [‘My lord’ a sister can be heard saying, and you can almost see her gleaming from sweat, fanning herself and shaking her head side to side with her eyes firmly fixed on Dr. King].
Monday, August 17 2009
Pop Heroism, One Song at a Time