Articles tagged paul simpson

Download the Wild Swans’ “In Secret”

In the mid-to-late 1980s, lots of bands popped up that sounded like Echo & the Bunnymen. On the surface, the Wild Swans were one of

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The Wild Swans are one of those bands whose legend is several times bigger than its discography. In 1982 the Liverpudlian band, led by singer Paul

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22 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Rough Guide to Westerns by Paul Simpson

Every time you think the western has bitten the dust at last, a new one scores an unexpected hit.

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22 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Rough Guide to Elvis by Paul Simpson

Simpson gives more evidence of Elvis's curious mind by listing selections from Graceland's library: Classics like Melville's Moby Dick, and St. Augustine's City of God, could be found alongside religious hokum like The Scientific Search for Jesus' Face.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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