Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged various

Wednesday, October 17 2007

Various: The Rough Guide to Latino Nuevo

Music that is "exciting, innovative" and identifiably Latino.

Tuesday, October 16 2007

Ballyhoo Stories No. 4

The two forms of media, comics and prose, play against one another well. Proponents of each should find much to enjoy in the other as well.

Sunday, October 14 2007

The Up Series

Give me the boy at age seven, and I'll give you the man. The Jesuits may have had something with that saying, especially after watching Michael Apted's masterwork 49 years into the making.

Various: Think Global: Salsa

Think Global: Salsa is a solid, reliable compilation for anyone who wants an album that will cheer them up and not ever sound like anything they don't already imagine salsa to be.

Monday, October 8 2007

Part 2 - Outsider Influences

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?

Sunday, October 7 2007

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.

Thursday, October 4 2007

Various: Add to Friends

Like a sweet little ant that you don't want to step on.

Sunday, September 30 2007

Various: The Rough Guide to Flamenco

Passion in a tidier form... that's flamenco for you.

Monday, September 24 2007

Various: The Roots of Chicha

The Roots of Chicha jogs along on a wave of good humour, jaunty male singing, and an overall vibe of pride and pleasure.

Thursday, September 20 2007

Avante-garde 2: Experimental Cinema 1928-1954

Kino's second avant-garde film set showcases a few major pieces (such as Isou's Venom and Eternity) and some tantalizing minor works from major names (such as Broughton's The Potted Psalm).

Various: Thai Pop Spectacular (Reviews) [19.Sep.07]
Various: Gypsy Caravan (Reviews) [9.Sep.07]
Various: World Hits (Capsule Reviews) [28.Aug.07]
The Immortal Iron Fist #1-6 (Reviews) [19.Aug.07]
Various Artists: Manoeuvres 1 (Capsule Reviews) [2.Aug.07]
Various: Colombia! (Reviews) [15.Jul.07]
Various: Merdeka (Capsule Reviews) [18.Jun.07]
Graphic Classics: H.P. Lovecraft (Reviews) [12.Jun.07]
Free Comic Book Day 2007 (Reviews) [11.Jun.07]
High-Minded Bullshit (Columns) [7.May.07]
Myriad #1-4 (Reviews) [3.Apr.07]
The Best American Comics 2006 (Reviews) [24.Jan.07]
Absolute Sandman (Reviews) [4.Jan.07]
Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall (Reviews) [1.Jan.07]
Fables (Reviews) [5.Nov.06]
Superman: Infinite Crisis (Reviews) [14.Aug.06]
Infinite Crisis #1-7 (Reviews) [12.Jul.06]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks

© 1999-2015 All rights reserved.™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.