Articles tagged not really scared

The Fighting Temptations (2003)

Having demonstrated conclusively that she's a whole lotta woman in Goldmember, Beyoncé Knowles now shows another side.

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	Various Artists: All That Jive: Jazz Classics with a Swinging Sense of Humor

The title of this album, All That Jive: Jazz Classics with a Swinging Sense of Humor is apt, right on the money in fact, and

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	The Stanley Brothers: The Complete Mercury Recordings

It would be possible for this collection not to work, but it would take a concerted effort of malicious incompetence to make it happen. Alongside

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17 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Marshall Crenshaw: What’s in the Bag?

Marshall Crenshaw has aged quietly and gracefully. In an unassuming manner, he has gone about his business, both touring and in the studio, making distinctive

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	The Byrds: Sweetheart of the Rodeo: Legacy Edition

It was a recipe for commercial disaster. In early 1968, as psychedelic rock was still at its peak, and rock music became more adventurous, more surreal,

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17 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Steve Burns: Songs for Dustmites

Steve Burns was the host of Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues for six years. Blues Clue’s, for the uninitiated, was an incredibly popular children’

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17 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

We have a government run by people whose only goal is to enrich corporate profits, and we're paying the price; with our jobs, our health care, our international credibility, and our future.

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17 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

She was tempestuous, gluttonous, selfish and vulnerable: everything that an artist as genius is supposed to be.

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War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America’s Campaign to Create a Master Race by Edwin Black

Uncovers a long-repressed chapter of social history significant enough to command reappraisal of the legacy of eugenics for today and for the future.

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17 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Since the Layoffs by Iain Levison

We're simply rooting for the underdog to get back on his feet, to earn a paycheck, to settle into a routine.

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17 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Jonah Sees Ghosts by Mark J. Sullivan, III

More successfully executed are Jonah's prophetic night dreams. Sullivan wisely withholds the specifics about this activity, which lends it a mystery the ghosts themselves lack.

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Autumn Glory: Baseball’s First World Series by Louis P. Masur

Reminds us that baseball a century ago was actually much like baseball now, with a few notable exceptions. Chief among them: 100 years ago, teams from Boston actually played in the postseason.

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	Various Artists: Russendisko: Hits

When most people hear the phrase “dance club,” a fairly narrow range of pictures comes to mind: generally either techno-fueled raves or the stereotypical dance

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	Various Artists: Martin Scorsese Presents: The Best of the Blues

As someone who objected to concept of the Blues five-CD boxed set because it sounds both too academic and not enough, I had different trepidations

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16 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Woven: 8 Bit Monk

Picture if you will: New York City at approximately 1:30 a.m. the day before Halloween. You’ve got your black trench coat with the collar

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	Jeffrey Lewis: It’s the Ones Who’ve Cracked That the Light Shines Through

A famous cover of The New Yorker depicts the streets of their city detailed in the foreground with the rest of the country and the

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16 Sep 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Kiss: The Best of Kiss: The Millennium Collection

The riff is the fundamental unit of rock and roll. A good enough riff can take a mediocre song like Deep Purple’s “Smoke on

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Guided by Voices: Earthquake Glue

Steeped in big rock history, steadfastly tenacious, perversely, refreshingly uncool, Bob Pollard has written a fine collection of songs, for the most part, and his band, in their execution, have matched him every step of the way.

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Whoopi

Whoopi is intelligent and topical, infused with politically oriented humor reminiscent of such 1970s Norman Lear sitcoms as All in the Family and Maude.

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16 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Jake 2.0

The next day, Jake can hear through walls, see like a microscope, and jump, run, and punch like the Bionic Woman.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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