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Tuesday, June 10 2014

Pronounced Dead: The Art of Cultural Assassination

Two critical catfights are claiming to have buried art-forms which have shaped our civilisation for decades and centuries apiece. Are they entitled to do that?


Monday, June 9 2014

Forget Boy Scout; Jack Ryan Is an Eagle Scout to the Extreme

In his latest incarnation, Jack Ryan is always the most observant, most competent, most morally upstanding guy in the room.


Andrew Bird: Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of…

With his latest release, Andrew Bird pays homage to the Handsome Family in that achingly beautiful way only he can.


Friday, June 6 2014

Invisible Factory Billionaire: The Minting of a New Post-Colonial Literary Darling Tash Aw

With the publication of his third novel, Tash Aw's celebrity status is now assured. But do the books equal the hype?


Duran Duran’s ‘Beautiful Colors’ in Posters

This is a weighty tome, independently released, but with the high-end quality one might expect to have found at the recently shuttered Rizzoli flagship store.


Thursday, June 5 2014

‘Citizen Koch’ and the Enduring Effects of Citizens United

What happens when corporate and private monies are allowed to come into a public system of electioneering and propaganda?


The Plight of ‘Secondary Sex’

On TV and in the movies, there's no time after the "first time'".


Taking the Art Out of ‘The Art of the Steal’

This rises somewhat above its heist flick clichés, due mostly to its stellar cast, but also the clever structure of the story, courtesy of writer/director Jonathan Sobol.


‘Anchorman’s’ Ron Burgundy: The Man, The Myth, the Media

Anchorman 2 is bigger, bolder, brasher and more bizarre than its antecedent, but it also gives a pertinent critique of the medium it has chosen to satirise.


‘Delicious!’ Can Be Like Having a Bit of Fun with a Bit of Fluff, If That’s Your Taste

After Gourmet was abruptly shut down, editor Ruth Reichl parlayed a lifetime’s worth of foodie gossip into a confection of a first novel.


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