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Tuesday, July 12 2011

Bought on the Fourth of July

With The Homeland Directive writer Robert Venditti offers a deep and meditative work on the nature of personhood in an era of mass marketing. Easily the equal of the illustrious works of John Reed or Jonathan Franzen, The Homeland Directive elevates both the political thriller genre and the comics medium.


Tuesday, December 7 2010

The Year in Music: February 2010

Let’s continue our look at the biggest events in music, one month at a time, with February 2010.


Tuesday, January 12 2010

The 411 on R&B

A new decade promises to bring fresh sounds and renewed vigor to R&B. Let's hope it keeps its promise.


Thursday, December 10 2009

Precious and Lee Daniels: State of the Race

In adapting author Sapphire's difficult novel for the screen, director Lee Daniels is helping change the way spectators view African American women by deploying stereotypes and then exploding them.


Monday, November 9 2009

A Dyslexic’s Wet Dream: Lift Up and Fly Like a Bird

Mad love for Mariah Carey's artistry, exhibited through her "Fly Like a Bird" performance on American Idol.


Monday, September 28 2009

Verse-Chorus-Verse: Mariah Carey - “Dreamlover”

Pop Heroism, One Song at a Time


Tuesday, April 14 2009

Black people doing white people doing Black people.

Certainly, my wet dreams aren’t of some wanton tragic mulatto naked on her hands and knees, projecting that very old Plantation style racial order (See the next-to-last scene of Monster’s Ball). Rather, I fantasize about Mariah, Barack and Alicia.


Wednesday, March 25 2009

The-Dream: Love vs. Money

Although perhaps the most album-like R&B album in recent memory, typical R&B pitfalls bring Love vs. Money down from the excellence The-Dream has proven capable of producing.


Wednesday, April 30 2008

Mariah Carey: E=MC2

The second act of Mariah's comeback doesn't wisely expand her sound: it instead succumbs to the blueprint so carefully laid out by its predecessor, a pointless remake that exists only because it has to.


Thursday, April 17 2008

Mariah Carey has a winning formula with new album ‘E=MC2’


Mariah Carey: Greatest Hits (Reviews) [7.May.02]
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