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Sunday, May 5 2002

XTC: A Coat of Many Cupboards

Cult status or no, XTC’s raw deal at the hands of Virgin Records is slightly rectified herein, and helps repair a rift of under-representation that spanned decades and resulted in a bruising industry battle.


Friday, May 3 2002

Who Owns History? Rethinking the Past in a Changing World by Eric Foner

Each generation, each separate age of man, writes its own history from that time frame's unique perspective.


Seek: Reports From The Edges of America & Beyond by Denis Johnson

From modern-day hippies, to war-weary Africans, to a Kabul under Taliban rule, to Christian biker rallies, Denis Johnson offers glimpses of how the other half lives in a collection of essays.


Points of Departure: New Stories from Mexico Edited by Monica Lavin; Gustavo V. Segade, translator

'The Hostage' by Álvaro Uribe, is a nightmare scenario worthy of Poe--and its translation is nimble and facile enough that it doesn't get in the way.


Public Sex: The Culture of Radical Sex, Second Edition by Pat Califia

Those familiar with Califia's work know it can be difficult to decide which is more disruptive to mainstream culture: Califia's writing, or Califia himself.


Hi There, Boys and Girls: America’s Local Children’s TV Programs by Tim Hollis

Children's television has never concealed its true intents; a half-hour long cartoon is as much an advertisement for a set of action figures as it is entertainment.


Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough and Michael Braungart

... sometimes they are just plain wrong. McDonough and Braungart see a world of abundance. A flight over Haiti or Romania would cure that delusion.


Thursday, May 2 2002

Jump, Little Children: Vertigo


Spider-Man (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
New Best Friend (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Hollywood Ending (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Human Nature (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Deuces Wild (2002) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001) (Reviews) [2.May.02]
Les Savy Fav (Reviews) [1.May.02]
Garbage (Reviews) [1.May.02]
Steve Earle (Reviews) [1.May.02]
Apartheid:  Now in Museum Form (Columns) [1.May.02]
Me and My TV, Here and There (Columns) [1.May.02]
Elliott Smith: either/or (Reviews) [29.Apr.02]
N.W.A.: Straight Outta Compton (Reviews) [29.Apr.02]
Bob Mould: Modulate (Reviews) [29.Apr.02]
Richard Hell: Time (Reviews) [29.Apr.02]
Wilco: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
World Traveler (2001) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
The Scorpion King (2002) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
Murderous Maids (2002) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
Life or Something Like It (2002) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
Les Destinées (2000) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
Jason X (2002) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
The Cat’s Meow (2002) (Reviews) [25.Apr.02]
Azure Ray: November (Reviews) [24.Apr.02]
Zero 7 (Reviews) [24.Apr.02]
Bob Mould (Reviews) [24.Apr.02]
Giant Sand (Reviews) [24.Apr.02]
Eleni Mandell: Snakebite (Reviews) [23.Apr.02]
Electrelane: Rock It to the Moon (Reviews) [23.Apr.02]
Beautiful Creatures: self-titled (Reviews) [23.Apr.02]
Southern Yard Art (Columns) [23.Apr.02]
Aware of What They Wear? (Columns) [23.Apr.02]
Otis Taylor: Respect the Dead (Reviews) [22.Apr.02]
Pedro the Lion: Control (Reviews) [22.Apr.02]
Nuyorican Nostalgia (Columns) [22.Apr.02]
Pamela Williams: Evolution (Reviews) [18.Apr.02]
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