Articles tagged not really scared

Talk Show. Podcast. Live Streaming. Everywhere You Turn, People Are Talking

It’s customary to speak of the New Golden Age of Television as a function of quality drama. But network TV begins and ends its day with talk, from Today to Tonight, where questions are being asked and answered.

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Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm’s ‘Lifestyle’ - “Slave Wages”

Lifestyle's second track guzzles valerian tea and ponders foul apartments while the cat forgoes its vaccinations. The result is perfect pop music.

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Maggie Trapani - ‘Life of a Perpetual Quitter’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The debut EP by the young singer-songwriter is mature beyond her years.

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‘Godzilla’ Holds Its Fun Hostage

Godzilla is a love letter to the giant lizard in all his incarnations, and it's a cynical abuse of that love.

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27 Jul 2015 // 9:39 AM

‘Tour’ of Words in the Early World of David Foster Wallace

Arriving in theaters July 31, The End of the Tour tackles heady subjects like the American penchant for self-distraction, the tango between genius and depression, the role of groupthink in value systems and the powder keg of the mentor-protege relationship.

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Barbarians Weep in ‘Weirdworld #2’

Weirdworld gives us a barbarian king at his wits end, at the end of his rope, and at the brink of tears.

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Moving Panoramas - “One” (audio) (premiere)

Fans of Dum Dum Girls and Best Coast will immediately gravitate to this charming new band.

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‘Ex Machina’ and the Moral and Intellectual Facets of AI Development

Ex Machina treats its audience with reverence and care, and as a result, it's a film that can be dissected and appreciated by both humans and sentient robots alike.

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Queen Said It Best: We Are the Champions

The Invaders considers the tenuous position of the planet's top dogs.

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Lovecraft Was Wrong: Knowledge Is Power in ‘Bloodborne’

Bloodborne is not about the horror of knowledge, but the horror of unfettered knowledge.

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How a Streetwalker Became America’s Sweetheart

Pretty Woman was porn-lite for women long before Fifty Shades of Grey came along, and apparently, it still is.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

Lianne La Havas: Blood

With Blood, Lianne La Havas rediscovers herself and adds a prefix to her name.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:20 AM

Mas Ysa: Seraph

Many moments of Seraph may seem random but are really meticulously placed in an effort to create something truly graceful and charming.

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The Dustbowl Revival: With a Lampshade On

If these cats don’t get you out on the dance floor, you need to see a doctor about your missing pulse.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:10 AM

LA Priest: Inji

Producer Sam Dust arises as a maverick electronic pop revisionist on his full-length debut as LA Priest.

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The Political Allegory in ‘White God’ Has Quite the Bite

White God ferociously tells a universal story about the ties that bind us, and the forces that try to tear them apart.

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‘The Dark Net’ Peers Beyond the Headlines About the Hidden Web

Part investigative journalism, pop-anthropology, and travel diary, The Dark Net finds a bizarre world; a funhouse refraction of our surface interests, intents, motivations, and mores.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

Simply Red: Big Love

Big Love come across as a kind of audio time capsule, one that makes the passage of the past 30 years simply disappear.

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27 Jul 2015 // 2:02 AM

Hiding in Plain Sight: The Curious Legacy of Outkast

When it comes to hip-hop, everyone remembers who kicked down the front door -- but no one remembers who opened the windows.

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Reservations - ‘Taking Time’ (album stream) (premiere)

The sumptuous debut album by the Austin trio shows remarkable maturity.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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