Thursday, August 25 2005
'To Elvis', Jet concluded, 'people are people regardless of race, color or creed.'
Wednesday, August 24 2005
Arabesque -- More Than a 'Muslim Problem' -- Explaining terrorism based on religion is a simplification and a cop-out.
Tuesday, August 23 2005
In keeping with the times, the video game, Killer 7 brings on suicide bombers. Also in keeping with the times, there is no clear solution for stopping them.
Monday, August 22 2005
The Recycling Binge -- Same Old 'Dawn' -- Keymoore revisits a certain Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino film to see if time has been any kinder to it, or Hollywood's, obsession with fear.
Sunday, August 21 2005
Wonder what makes a bad movie bad? Gibron offers six easy lessons in those fabulous disasters known as the So-B.I.G. films.
Thursday, August 18 2005
In 10 simple steps, Harris shows how you, too, can undermine an entire ethnicity, Tinsel Town style.
Wednesday, August 17 2005
In her celebrity filled Hollywood strip mall coffee store job, Horn is trying to figure out in what episode of Quantum Leap 'iced old-school Americano with two Splendas' guest starred.
Monday, August 15 2005
Whether chasing windmills, challenging the political machine, or indulging in classic television, the baddest Librarian continues to find art and salvation in his travels.
Sunday, August 14 2005
As former South African president, Nelson Mandela, turned 87 last month, our correspondent, Charles Leonard, found the 'Meaning of Mandela' in a rugby stadium.
Thursday, August 11 2005
Nixon and Khrushchev's kitchen debate taught Americans that our citizenry is 'free'-- to shop.
Wednesday, August 10 2005
Makowsky laments the continuing influence of 'Chick Lit' in both bookstores and movie houses worldwide.
Tuesday, August 9 2005
From one split personality to another, a letter of understanding.
Monday, August 8 2005
The notoriously violent video game sneaked in some sex scenes. Now that's naughty!
Sunday, August 7 2005
If these two fashionistas got it together, they could rule the world.
To be fair, with musicals out of vogue, rappers as a group are more intrinsically prepared to handle movie roles than other pop stars.
Thursday, August 4 2005
There's a disconnect between the New Black Church and the hip-hop generation. Money, however, is the language preached from both sides.
Wednesday, August 3 2005
A centuries-old, 90-second horse race, a bottle of cheap vino, and days of rivalry, camaraderie, and party-heavy pagentry.
Tuesday, August 2 2005
Urban cool Beijingers are happy to spend their money on alcohol, karaoke, and high-end food. But when it comes to paying a cover to attend a live show, something happens: their sense of self-importance precludes their willingness to pay to be entertained by others.
Bricks and mortar will unavoidably symbolize different things to different people, and they are very rarely going to coincide.
Monday, August 1 2005
For Lewis, the ties that bind are simultaneously knotted, loose, and frayed.