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Monday, July 25 2011

Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground: Introducing…

Though the ragtime antics of Kay Kay's original LP aren't as prominent here, fans will still be treated to a band hard at work in a genre that's difficult to pin down.


Wednesday, July 17 2002

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.


Sunday, January 1 1995

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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