Articles tagged not enough time to read

Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Super Heroes, and Make-Believe Violence by Gerard Jones

In fact, everything in 'Killing Monsters' works, placing it in sharp contrast to the endless sky-is-falling rhetoric of the last few decades, which seems designed for no other purpose than make us fear both the media and our own children.

READ more
Dr. Tatiana’s eEx Advice to All Creation by Olivia Judson

I'm appalled by the behavior of the young iguanas of today: I keep encountering groups of youths masturbating at me.

READ more

4 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

Crocodile Soup by Julia Darling

The themes of loss, isolation, and desperation are ripe with possibility, and yet Darling's treatment of these topics often leaves the reader cold.

READ more

3 Sep 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Aimee Mann: Lost in Space

The front door slams shut behind you, the sound echoing throughout the empty apartment. It’s quiet except for the sound of rain outside the

READ more
	Mary J. Blige: Dance for Me

After the success of her last album, No More Drama, Mary J. Blige has become more of a crossover urban pop star than an R

READ more
	Atmosphere: God Loves Ugly

The atmosphere of Atmosphere’s God Loves Ugly is dark. Slug, the Minneapolis hip-hop group’s lone MC, is an amalgam of angst, bitterness and

READ more
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1973)

Ziggy falters as a visual experience, a conspicuous failing considering its spectacle-obsessed subject.

READ more
Tokyo Revelation (Shin Megami Tensei: Tokyo Mokushiroku) (2002)

But too soon, it's back to more possessions and double-crosses and a baffling scheme.

READ more
Red Hawk: Weapon of Death (2002)

It's all just so wonderfully corny.

READ more

30 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

feardotcom (2002)

Udo Kier stumbles down a dark New York subway stairway, his face sweaty and deeply shadowed, his eyes popping in that Udo Kierian way.

READ more

29 Aug 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Sleater-Kinney: One Beat

I can’t remember where I actually saw it, but I could have sworn that one major-paper reviewer likened the sound of Sleater-Kinney’s newest

READ more

29 Aug 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Chuck Prophet: No Other Love

In 1990, Chuck Prophet cut Brother Aldo, his first solo record. Recorded shortly after he left Green on Red, a cow punk outfit from San Francisco,

READ more
Interpol: Turn on the Bright Lights

Turn on the Bright Lights is the album modern followers of post-punk have been waiting for. It is the album that makes all the hub-bub about the New York City music scene of late seem justified.

READ more
	The Flaming Lips: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

I had finally had enough of the jewel cases cluttering my room. So right before I moved away for college, I invested in a multi-disc

READ more

28 Aug 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Pan American: The River Made No Sound

Mark Nelson’s third release as Pan American, The River Made No Sound is, aside from its artistic worth, a subtle and charismatic amalgamation of

READ more

28 Aug 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Nightmares on Wax: Mind Elevation

Music and drug culture have been known to go hand in hand from the beginning. From the reports of Ecstasy and Special K use at

READ more

28 Aug 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Here Comes Everybody: Astronauts

Aside from the mellowed-out cover of Gary Numan’s “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?” on There Goes Everybody’s Astronauts, there’s not a whole lot to

READ more
	Marianne Faithfull: Kissin’ Time

“I am a muse, not a mistress, not a whore,” sings Marianne Faithfull on her new album Kissin’ Time. Strong, smart words, and sung with

READ more

28 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Remember when metal was fun? And no, I’m not talking about the easy AquaNet-and-mullet punchline that is 1980s glam rock, which VH1 would have

READ more

28 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Before we turn our attention to Dolly Parton’s highly anticipated performance at Chicago’s House of Blues, let’s briefly talk about how a

READ more
More Recent Articles
//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

READ the article