Articles tagged not enough time to read

26 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

While the slogan of anime distributor Central Park Media of 'World peace through shared popular culture' is probably overly optimistic, collaborations on films such as 'The Animatrix' are indicative of a maturation of both animation itself and the general public's perceptions of such a medium.

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Bhangra enters the American popular consciousness . . . and a new hip-hop anthem is born.

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26 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Teammates by David Halberstam

It is a perverse, almost masochistic mode of operation, but it is how American popular culture works. The more the stars stay away, the more we try to pull them closer.

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Something for Nothing: Luck in America by Jackson Lears

With a legacy son in the White House and the rewards of hard work a crapshoot (thanks to corporate grifters like Enron), these days more attention is turning to the place of luck in American culture.

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Sewing Circles of Herat: A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan by Christina Lamb

Though heartbreaking, Lamb's book is a beautiful gift to Afghanistan and essential to understanding a people beyond news clips.

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Stasiland: True Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by Anna Funder

Funder presents what is essentially a journalistic narrative in the style of a fictional one, so that characters and thematic threads link up to elaborate deeper symbolic significances.

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Surviving the Death of a Sibling: Living Through Grief When an Adult Brother or Sister Dies by TJ Wr

The Surviving Siblings -- a pointedly misunderstood and heartbroken group with no clubhouse.

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26 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

28 Days Later (2002)

Restless, irksome, strange: there's not much downtime in Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later.

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26 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Hard Word (2002)

Cue sign of suspicion, that is, the frame lingers on Dale's dour face through car window.

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26 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Eye (2003)

The influence of blood kin and the customs of religion act as a fulcrum to balance the influence of the supernatural.

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Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

Madison Lee draws so near to Nat that she seems ready to lick the younger Angel's pretty, smile-plastered face.

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25 Jun 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Dwele: Subject

Where the hell is D’Angelo? Aside from being the R&B version of Waldo, some might argue that Voodoo set the current standard

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Drive-By Truckers: Decoration Day

Nobody writes and plays such honest, thoughtful, loud rock ‘n’ roll as these guys do, and with this, their fifth album, you get the feeling that they’ve only just gotten started.

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	Various Artists: Conception: An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder’s Songs

The main stumbling block Conception: An Interpretation of Stevie Wonder‘s Songs faces is succumbing to the sentimentality that has marred much of Wonder’s

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	Various Artists: The Best of Bond . . . James Bond: 40th Anniversary Edition

The music at the beginning of a James Bond film is as much a part of the nostalgic revelry of the series as the spy’

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	Mötley Crüe: Generation Swine / Mötley Crüe / New Tattoo

Any hard rocking band that has been in existence for over two decades is sure to have an interesting, if not checkered past that is

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24 Jun 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Mariza: Fado Curvo

Portuguese fado is essentially poetry sung to music and reflects the character and soul of the Portuguese people. Few fado singers have achieved the heights

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Last Comic Standing: The Search For The Funniest Person in America

'I could never go back to a 9-to-5 job, being on-stage telling jokes.'

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24 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Law & Order: Crime & Punishment

The strangeness of the trials -- owing in no small part to the strangeness of the defendants -- undercuts the seriousness of the case.

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24 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Faking It

It is essentially a documented sting operation, but it is a harmless and quite enjoyable one.

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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