Articles tagged not really scared

	Ahmad Jamal: In Search of Momentum

Ahmad Jamal is very enthusiastic about his latest recording, In Search of Momentum, representing as it does the first in a series of recordings for

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24 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Black Lips: self-titled

The garage rock revival has reached the critical point where the wheat needs to be separated from the chaff. For every genuinely entertaining practitioner—the

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

As gamers we may be brave in the virtual world but maybe we're actually just running scared from reality.

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Novelists across generations and national borders have had feet planted simultaneously in the worlds of fiction and non-fiction, creative writing and journalism.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Suicide, substance abuse, narcissism, eating disorders, antisocial ways, schizotypal symptoms, depression, even psychosis are considered sick by some cultures -- and utterly normative or advantageous in others.

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What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News by Eric Alterman

The image of the 'hack,' the gruff, curmudgeonly, cigar-chomping, semi-alcoholic journalist of yesteryear who battered away mercilessly on his typewriter and rubbed everybody the wrong way (especially the societal elite who saw no profession as unworthy as journalism), has all but vanished.

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The Wave and Other Stories by Caren Gussoff

Caren Gussoff's short stories map feminine experience of contemporary reality from the inside, and offer jolting rides through disturbed, damaged lives and minds. Her fictional worlds are fractured by emotional pain, criss-crossed by barely-healed scar tissue, gnarled and knotted by frustrated desires and thwarted ambitions.

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Pearl of Perlis: Perlis State Park Guide by Editors: Kasim Osman, Rahimatsah Amat and Surin Suksuwan

The general impression given by this book (for better or worse) is a sense of nostalgia and a strong urge to visit the place before everything disappears into oblivion.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Low End of Higher Things by David Clewell

Author of six poetry collections, winner of the National Poetry Series, and professor of writing and literature at Webster University, Clewell celebrates this quirky adventure we call life, and does it with grace, style and aplomb.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Cinema’s Missing Children by Emma Wilson

The ascent of the vanished child to the level of national preoccupation is nothing new to film scholar Emma Wilson, who has been tracking the phenomenon in both Europe and the United States for years. Wilson, a professor at Corpus Christi College at Cambridge University, contends that images of missing children have become among the most predominant and haunting in western art, particularly in film.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Seabiscuit (2003)

Engaging viewers emotionally, in a way that the rest of the summer's car chases and explosions can't even imagine doing, the racing scenes create an exhilarating rhythm for Seabiscuit's story.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Northfork (2003)

Challenges U.S. myths of enduring national identity, corporate good will, and westward-ho expansions.

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

The focus on her irate face reveals Lara's resolve, fury, and urgency. She's not playing.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Johnny English (2003)

'He may be a fool, but he's a fool who keeps showing up.'"

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

I Capture the Castle (2003)

The Cottons bluster into the Mortmains' lives, as Americans in British tales will do.

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23 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Tart: self-titled

Listening to Tart, the band’s second full-length release, it’s more than a little obvious these girls have listened long and hard to the “

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	Led Zeppelin: How the West Was Won

What is it about Led Zeppelin that allows the group to endure more than two decades after its untimely break up? Is it the mystical

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	The Appleseed Cast: Two Conversations

When the Appleseed Cast released their Low Level Owl discs (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2) in 2001, critics perked up their ears and took notice. And for good

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22 Jul 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Typewriter: Skeleton Key

Typewriter is effectively a pseudonym for London-based musician Mark Bandola. Bandola gained a modicum of success in the ‘80s with the Lucy Show, touring with

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22 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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