Michael Franks
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The Slow Samba Escapism of Michael Franks' "Tiger in the Rain"
2 Mar 2014 // 8:14 PM

There’s something to be said for escapism, for the armchair-travelling Michael Franks’ music offers.


The Off-Handed Cool of Michael Franks
21 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

Is he just a "smooth jazz" hack? Or is Michael Franks a real jazz singer whose best work from the '70s remains a viable way to sing today?


Michael Franks: Time Together
21 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

The feather-voiced jazz singer, mellow as ever, and still clever.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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