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14 Oct 2002 // 11:00 PM

	The Magnetic Fields: The Charm of the Highway Strip

The challenge of confining oneself to choose a single album that is the “best” from one’s collection is an insane project. For most of

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Dorothy Parker’s Elbow: Tattoos on Writers, Writers on Tattoos  Edited by Kim Addonizio and Cheryl D

Everybody, inked or not, has an opinion of tattooing, whether it's viewed with fear, admiration, loathing, or 21st century cynicism.

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	Various Artists: Telarc Jazz—Celebrating 25 Years

There was once, many years ago, a television program hosted by Oscar Peterson. It was all rather well heeled and respectable and was thought by

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	Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of the Appalachians

As the liner notes to The Rough Guide freely admit, the Appalachians stretch across a full eighteen states along the Eastern United States. That’s

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10 Oct 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Tahiti 80: Wallpaper for the Soul

The new record from France-based pop quartet Tahiti 80 begs the question: how long should good pop stay with us? The gravity of some good pop

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	Snowglobe: Our Land Brains

If there’s a difference between being musically obtuse and being psychedelic, it’s to be found in bands like Snowglobe. Rather than being quirky

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	The Lucksmiths: Where Were We?

If there was ever a competition for “world’s most charming indie band”, Australia’s Lucksmiths would win it hands down. In a live setting,

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10 Oct 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Peter Gabriel: Up

Peter Gabriel is, to put it mildly, a mercurial artist. The guy who co-founded the prog-rock juggernaut Genesis when he was a teenager is now

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The Meaning of Life? Ask the Mole-Rat in ‘Fast, Cheap & Out of Control’

Ask the mole rat about the egomaniacal pursuit of what some in the military call 'command and control'.

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The Nose: A Profile of Sex, Beauty, and Survival by Gabrielle Glaser

Just as we have overworked our ears to the point that we are nearly deaf and subjected our eyes to all sorts of visual clutter, we have overworked our noses to the point that our noses hardly know what to tell us.

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Mr. Strangelove: A Biography of Peter Sellers by Ed Sikov

Sikov's book may be the most painful celebrity bio I've read since Albert Goldman's 'Elvis' (the similarities between the two men's lives are startling)...

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The sting of the word was undercut, however, by the humorous voices Rushdie used to emulate his characters, obliging the audience to consider the dialogue and the many ways that the word can act as a political fulcrum in American society.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

White Oleander (2002)

Seems stuck in first gear, grinding through a series of very "safe" clichés.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Tuck Everlasting (2002)

While the book is laced with a youthful sense of wonder concerning life and death, the film is a troubled teenage love story.

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The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002)

Weaving together a vivid assemblage of stock footage, archival documents and talking-head spots, the movie winnows the book down to three of its more damning studies.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Transporter (2002)

Speedy, colorful, and clever, The Transporter establishes Jason Statham as yet another next-generational, hybrid action hero.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Swept Away (2002)

What Swept Away calls love, I would call the usual terror and degradation that keeps battered women in dangerous relationships.

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The Rules of Attraction (2002)

Attraction is not comprised of rules, only missed opportunities.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

In Praise of Love (2001)

In its preoccupations with history, In Praise of Love suggests if one has no history, one has no basis for thinking about or defining oneself.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Enough (2002)

J-Lo rocks combat boots.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

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"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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