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Monday, April 29 2013

Iggy and the Stooges: Ready to Die

A theme of death permeates the record, of having seen and done it all and being bored with this mortal coil. Rather than merely shuffling off it, though, Iggy and the Stooges are raging on their way down.


Tuesday, July 19 2011

Rust Belt Visions: The 2011 Allied Media Conference

In Detroit, a cauldron where neoliberal experiments are tested and then unleashed upon the world, the Allied Media Conference reveals both the huge challenges facing community organizing and how media can assist the disenfranchised.


Tuesday, April 26 2011

Ray Liotta is Your Run-of-the-Mill Thug in ‘Street Kings 2: Motor City’

Even Ray Liotta's convincing presence can't overcome tired clichés and a generic script.


Tuesday, July 20 2010

‘The Detroiters’ Captures Motor City Advertising, ‘Mad Men’ Style

A 50-year-old copy of a pulp fiction novel on advertising in Detroit is the starting point for an investigation into a bit of late 20th-century pop culture.


Monday, February 15 2010

Electric Six: Kill

Kill careens from pop rock to cheesy metal to variations on funk throughout its duration, propelled by the energetic imagination and musicianship of the band like an all-too-phallic torpedo.


Sunday, November 29 2009

Zoos of Berlin: Taxis

Greater cohesion and clarity of vision are certainly in the future given the talent and production acumen on display throughout Taxis.


Thursday, January 29 2009

What It Was Like

In the early '80s Detroit, Motown was as unquestionable as air. Who didn't like air?


Monday, January 26 2009

Manufacturing Motown

Like the nameplates on the auto industry's productive output, Motown's headline acts were brand identities under which cultural commodities were sold.


Friday, January 16 2009

Europe welcomed a brand-new beat


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