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13 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Little Wings: Light Green Leaves

The attempt to convey intimacy through recorded music is a fraught, paradoxical affair. The moment of intimacy, the time in which the musician and the

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13 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Janis Joplin: The Essential Janis Joplin

Nowadays, major labels regularly and repeatedly reissue the same music, hoping to ring up additional sales of the same recordings. Often, they accomplish this by

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13 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Boy George: A Night Out With Boy George

In the spirit of lazy music journalism, two things need to be mentioned immediately. The first has to do with the artist behind this release:

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Quiet American (2002)

That the U.S. imagines itself in the position to take unilateral decisions that affect the rest of the world is as much a function of the nation's founding myths (all that 'city on a hill' business, represented in Pyle's notion that he can save Phuong) as it is its economic might (Pyle's knowledge that he can support Phuong).

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The Other Network - PopMatters Film Review
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Driven by instant gratification and a bottom line ethos, the networks have all but abandoned the cause of great TV comedy.

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lockdown (2000)

Takes its political and ethical subjects seriously.

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Lost in La Mancha (2002)

Even in the midst of chaos and catastrophe, Gilliam's drive to create fantastic worlds can be as damning, and as appealing, as Quixote's.

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The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm (2000/2002)

Radioactive poison is a legacy of laissez-faire capitalism's most guilty indulgence.

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Guru (2002)

Offers a cagey take on cultural influences and intersections.

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Daredevil (2003)

The good news is that Johnson's Daredevil follows Marvel's disability politics.

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13 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Deliver Us From Eva (2003)

In the she's-such-a-bitch scenes, Gabrielle Union reveals a completely wonderful comic timing.

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12 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

My City is lost, burnt to ash and I, now, a wandering, faceless ghost within the cold confines of its canyons. After the 1990s, the

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The young starlets rocketed from obscurity to celebrity overnight also seem likely to return to obscurity, carrying the embarrassing ignominy of their brief TV fame, with them.

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Underground USA: Filmmaking beyond the Hollywood Canon, Edited by Xavier Mendik and Steven Jay Schne

Hollywood moulded some of the most promising filmmakers into mainstream clones.

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Sifting Through the Madness for the Word, the Line, the Way by Charles Bukowski

'Regular people' can read and appreciate Bukowski. I doubt scholars will find a distinct identity in each successive volume of his posthumous work, but that doesn't seem terribly unusual to me.

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Our Land Before We Die: The Proud Story of the Seminole Negro by Jeff Guinn

Records the tale of a people who are at the intersection of the two groups most terrorized and abused during American's colonial and post-colonial history.

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12 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Ignorance by Milan Kundera

The story is interesting in the cultural context the author provides but, ultimately, it fails to satisfy on a deeper level.

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12 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

I Want That!: How We All Became Shoppers by Thomas Hine

As I sit here in a fabulous new pair of striped, sparkly, 1972 polyester pants and a furry-collared shirt with dachshunds racing across the sleeves, I wonder what my shopping habits say about me in the context of these words from cultural critic Thomas Hine's newest book.

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Genuine Authentic: The Real Life of Ralph Lauren by Michael Gross

It doesn't really matter whether you believe he's a fashion genius or the world's luckiest tie salesman, because anyone who has read the book on Ralph Lauren knows that he's both, in addition to something else: an ice-cold businessman with a heart of steel.

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The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth about Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage

The bottom line is: at this moment in history, a somber one, to say the least, when there are so many serious global and national issues and egregious injustices to be addressed, does the American woman really want to be bitching (yes, bitching) about who does the dishes.

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Guster + Kishi Bashi Perform at Central Park Summerstage (Photos)

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"Guster's Summerstage performance was a showcase of their infectious and poppy music from the last 24 years.

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