The Ark
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Best Albums of 2006
22 Dec 2006 // 11:00 PM

At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.

The State of the Ark in the United States, or Why a Glam Rock Band Could Change Your Life
26 Mar 2006 // 6:03 PM

Ola Salo explains his band's semi-political, melancholic, and eternal rump shakers.


The Ark: In Full Regalia
29 Nov 2010 // 3:00 PM

The best Swedish rock band going, always labeled as a glam act, make their first straight-up glam rock record, with unfortunately disappointing results.

The Ark: Prayer for the Weekend
19 Apr 2007 // 5:00 PM

The Swedish band's fourth album takes everything that was great about last year's State of the Ark and supersizes it, a gluttonous allowance by a band that has every right to have the world eating from the palm of its hand.

//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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