Articles tagged not enough time to read

	John Lee Hooker: Blues Kingpins

With the vast number of CDs currently marketed in a given time frame, it is rare to encounter an offering that fosters genuine excitement and

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	Nanci Griffith: The Complete MCA Studio Recordings

Nanci Griffith wasn’t fresh off of the bus when she recorded five albums for MCA—she already had four records and a Grammy nomination

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Targets (1968)

Draws parallels between Bobby and Charles Whitman, though there's a much larger issue at stake: the availability of guns, at the root of the rise of violence in America.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hook (1991)

Hook is thoroughly watchable, often amusing, fitfully entertaining.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Enough (2002)

The first bit of news I heard on waking up this morning was that the wedding was off.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Enigma (2001)

Michael Apted speaks of his intent to make the country appear 'beautiful' and, consequently, we're spared shots of bombed-out London or casualties of any kind.

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The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition (2001)

Shackleton does manage some spectacular feats against dire odds, which is why the story of his expedition is so tailor-made as dramatic spectacle.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

By Brakhage: An Anthology - PopMatters Film Review
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If we call Stan Brakhage's films 'experimental,' it's because no other filmic term fits his style.

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14 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Johnnie Taylor: There’s No Good in Goodbye

Considering that this is a posthumous collection of outtakes and unused tracks amassed from Johnnie Taylor’s 16 years at Malaco, the first pleasant surprise is

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14 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Billy Bob Thornton: The Edge of the World

What began for Billy Bob Thornton as a loving exercise in alternative country has descended into twangy rock and roll gestures mixed with the occasional

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The Decemberists: Her Majesty the Decemberists

Her Majesty the Decemberists is distinctive, where the good parts are so good that it’s easy to overlook the not-so-good. Think of it as a delicious, rare fruit, so ripe and sweet that tiny bits of it have gone brown.

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11 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Superchunk: Cup of Sand

Superchunk‘s imprint is all over modern-day rock music. It’s no exaggeration to say that few of the bands lumped together with the dreaded “

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	SushiRobo: The Light-Fingered Feeling of SushiRobo

Seattle’s SushiRobo illustrate an interesting contradiction: On the one hand, they seek credibility by crafting an off-center “arty” and “experimental” sound (though this kind

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	NOFX: The War on Errorism

On the back of the CD booklet for NOFX‘s new album The War on Errorism, there’s a caricature of bewildered-looking George W. Bush

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11 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Mary J. Blige: Love & Life

In a scene from the bonus DVD supplied with her seventh album, Love & Life, Mary J. Blige argues with Puffy that something was lost

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11 Sep 2003 // 2:03 AM

Independent hip-hop artist Flo Brown chats with PopMatters music critic Felicia Pride on Whateva Comes to Mind, her recently released album.

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For whatever the hardships, people will read.

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11 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Have we maybe now entered that post-modern world where sophisticated audiences can 'read' the levels of a joke without being corrupted by the main text?

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Who Sleeps with Katz by Todd McEwen

Todd McEwen's new novel positively pulsates with vigorous life, which is odd, as superficially it's a novel about dealing with the knowledge of death.

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11 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Pestilence by William Owen Roberts

The Black Death, well, it wasn't much fun, was it? Neither is Pestilence, a novel set in 1347 Europe as the plague roared across the continent.

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