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Monday, April 30 2012

It Must Feel Good to Be as Bad as Gordon Gekko

Why are bad guys like Gordon Gekko, Tony Montana and Patrick Bateman so beloved? Because we can’t act without guilt, and what’s worse, we can’t even admit that we want to.


Tuesday, August 30 2011

The movie ‘Scarface’ is revered nearly 30 years later


Sunday, July 17 2011

The Hate for Southern Hip-Hop: Why So Serious?

The way some of us disparage Southern rap, you'd think rappers like Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame had recorded a record dissing Kool G. Rap and Big Daddy Kane.


Sunday, September 26 2010

Keeping It Real: Dreams, Mind-Alteration, & Misperception in Hip-Hop

Hip-hop has been engaged in an ongoing tension between fantasy and reality, art and artifice but rappers, like all good artists, sometimes have to lie in order to tell the truth.


Wednesday, November 26 2008

New book examines the mystery of the ‘Scarface’ phenomenon


Tuesday, July 24 2007

The Gangster Film Reader by Alain Silver and James Ursini [Eds]

In an age when gangsters have given way to gangstas, it's refreshing to find a book that takes the older breed seriously.


Friday, October 27 2006

Scarface

Scarface begat Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which in turn begat...Scarface?


Monday, October 2 2000

Scarface: Last of a Dying Breed


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