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Sunday, January 1 1995

Adult Swim

PULL.


Ally McBeal

At first, the fourth season's casting of Robert Downey, Jr. as a love interest for Ally seemed cheap and easy publicity for both show and actor. Maybe it was, but it paid off handsomely.


The American Embassy

'The American Embassy', no matter the PR concerning its political environment or interests, is essentially about relationships.


Yentl’s Revenge: The Next Wave of Jewish Feminism edited by Danya Ruttenberg

... is rich with shimmering moments of truth, flashes of brilliant insight, a wealth of fascinating personal experiences, and plenty of food for thought. The reader is drawn out of his or her own 'box' and into an intriguing, unfamiliar, and often exotic world. My honest reaction after finishing the book was to wish I could email all these interesting, lively women so we could keep the discussion going.


Where Dead Voices Gather by Nick Tosches

Nick Tosches's elegantly written and emotionally satisfying case for [elusive singer Emmett Miller] makes one think of American music in an altogether different manner. Tosches convinces us that hearing Miller and the expansiveness of his yodel redraws the landscape of our cultural environment.


Wrestling: A Pictorial History by David Hofstede

David Hofstede presents wrestling from its early days of genuine competition to its current offerings of circus-like performances, but throughout the book he shows a deep respect for the sport.


What the Fuck: The Avant-Porn Anthology by Michael Hemmingson

'What the Fuck' is too concerned with being artsy and obscure to truly be what it envisions itself as: the Johnny Depp film of literary porn.


The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll

People appear who may not be people, things happen that might not have really happened, and the answers provided may be merely lies. McCabe does not know if the tricks before his eyes originate from the heavens, outer space, drugs, or future technology, but for the reader these tricks make the fictional small town of Crane's View, New York continually interesting.


Washington by Meg Greenfield (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Under the Mink by Lisa E. Davis (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
To Repel Ghosts by Kevin Young (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Synners by Pat Cadigan (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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