Articles tagged not enough time to read

1 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Elling (2001)

Elling doesn't pretend to be more than it is, permitting no great epiphanies and no big-hug endings.

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1 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

Cuba (1979/2002)

The idea that an individual, like Robin Hood, could stand up for the rights of the oppressed comes across as a pleasant fantasy, worthy of song and legend, but devoid of the means to stand up against state power.

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31 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

Warren Zevon: My Ride’s Here

When Zevon drops the wise guy shtick, he often achieves the same enigmatic sweetness that seeped into Leonard Cohen’s music about 20 years ago.

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	NuSpirit Helsinki: self-titled

Was it the success of Zero 7? Maybe it’s the increasing impact of Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide radio show or the après-club marketability of

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31 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Graham Nash: Songs for Survivors

In this gigahertz world of ABS, DVD, CIA, GNP, RBI, CDR, BIA, ISP, RAM, and PLO, it’s a beautiful thing to be reminded of

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31 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	The Knack: Live from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Fun House

Doug Fieger. Berton Averre. Prescott Niles. Bruce Gary. The four original members of the Knack were certainly one of the goofiest looking bunches in rock’

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31 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

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We came for the Indigo Girls, and we were not alone. Although some decided to beat the traffic by leaving early, it was obvious that a great deal of the crowd were aware of the great shows that the Indigos put on, and planned on sticking it out until the bitter end.

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31 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Public hospitals, state pension schemes, and police forces may be needed in order to fulfill society's obligations to prolong, maintain, and improve our lives, but fulfill them they must.

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Taking the Train: How Graffiti Art Became an Urban Crisis in New York City. by Joe Austin

Austin points out the two chief discourses through which residents and visitors find meaning in the city: The Naked City or the New Rome. The New Rome is the pinnacle of civilization, the city where dreams are fulfilled, fame is won, and riches earned. The Naked City, on the other hand, is the seedy metropolis of noir films, where life is cheap and virtue meaningless.

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31 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

A Thing (or Two) About Curtis and Camilla  by Nick Fowler

But while the conditions and circumstances that afflict the characters are strange, their agonies, of loneliness and alienation, are universal; and Fowler's story aches with a hurt many people, who've loved and lost, should recognize.

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Power Plays: Win or Lose—How History’s Great Political Leaders Play the Game by Dick Morris - Pop

... if you don't have natural charm, you sure aren't going to pick it up from a pedantic, dull as dirt book like 'Power Plays'.

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31 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Do No Harm by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Everyone involved will undoubtedly make shameful amounts of money from this splendid example of western decadence without ever questioning the ethics of what they've done.

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Alan Ayckbourn: Grinning at the Edge by Paul Allen

The reader is left with a strong sense of the often violent pressures that build up in situations demanding extreme commitment for little financial reward, and how these pressures can affect individuals as well as teams of people.

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	Dolly Parton: Halos and Horns

Although it might seem strange, Dolly Parton’s return to her roots was something of a risk. The first record of her bluegrass trilogy, The

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30 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Archer Prewitt: Three

Once synonymous with the post-rock hybrid and its indulges into pretentious mechanics, the Thrill Jockey label has shed itself of its countless Tortoise side-project excursions

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30 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

Interpol: The Interpol EP

With this EP, Interpol prove that they are more than ready to take the title of most important band and run with it.

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	Kenny Garrett: Happy People

LListening to Kenny Garrett’s sweet-tough sax on Happy Days, his seventh outing for Warners, it is tempting to speculate on what might have happened

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30 Jul 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Aloha: Sugar

Described so astutely by an All Music Guide reviewer as “that one band with the vibraphone”, Cleveland-based four-piece Aloha has gone through some interesting changes

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	The Velvet Underground & Nico: self-titled

What more needs to be said about The Velvet Underground’s first album, The Velvet Underground & Nico, that hasn’t been said already, countless

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