Wednesday, April 22 2009
Things don’t just go bump in the night anymore – they emit high-frequency audio evidence, are recorded and saved in .WAV format, and bore us (rather than scare us) to death.
Monday, April 20 2009
Esotouric offers the connoisseur of crime a selection of tours round the infamous hot-spots of L.A’s darkest neighborhoods.
Wednesday, April 15 2009
If opponents of gay rights are serious about stopping child molestation, they shouldn't look inside the gay community. They should look inside the house next door.
Sunday, March 22 2009
History reveals that homosexuals have long been a part of the Nazi party and were major players in its formation. Hitler's relationships with gay men offer profound lessons for today's gay community.
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Valid fundraising on Facebook could help legitimize the site (if it’s not too late) -- but who thinks heavy metal, beer, and Paris Hilton qualify as legitimate causes?
Wednesday, March 4 2009
The world of Half-Life 2 depicts the aliens, most of them still unintelligent, overtaking our planet and destroying the norms of civilization.
Monday, March 2 2009
The use of unfiltered direct quotes gives a veneer of authenticity, and the writer doesn’t have to do much actual writing.
Thursday, February 26 2009
Throughout the late ‘50s and ‘60s, every city with a significant black population turned to a black-formatted radio station for the hottest sounds and pulse of the street.
Sunday, February 22 2009
Quite simply, like the sturgeon itself, Claypool is the Maestro of the Bottom.
Tuesday, February 17 2009
On the one hand society at large relies on moral and theological arguments to ban suicide; on the other our world is plagued with destructive wars and suicidal conflicts.
Monday, February 16 2009
How a young 'half-breed' is reviving a very old, traditional, insular, often ridiculed form of Japanese music.
Monday, February 9 2009
The mark of true genius is the effortless creation of something wholly new that, once seen, becomes self-evident.
Sunday, February 8 2009
The majority of us aren't coal miners, we don't know coal miners, and we wouldn't last a week in a coal mine. Are coal mining songs, then, still relevant?
Are CNN journalists writing news headlines these days, or t-shirt slogans?
Wednesday, February 4 2009
Information has never been easier to come by, yet it's never been harder to turn information into knowledge.
Tuesday, February 3 2009
This year's globalFEST was punctuated by performances from Occidental Brothers Dance Band International, La Troba Kung-Fu, Kailash Kher, Watcha Clan, and others -- a brave journey through the world of sounds, guided by open minds and big hearts.
Sunday, February 1 2009
Hank Williams' recordings for WSM's Mother's Best Flour radio show challenge the modern listener's idea that country music reserves Jesus for Sunday morning.
Thursday, January 29 2009
The success or failure of The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema hinges greatly on what one thinks of Slavoj Zizek's free-range associations on desire, blood, human waste, castration, and social control in films.
Tuesday, January 20 2009
The personal life of 20th century America's Mother of Modern Social Work provides us with lessons during our 21st century debate on GLBT rights.
Monday, January 19 2009
Three world-music documentaries deserving of your attention detail the unity of Islam through music, the convergence of South Asian folk with modern technologies, and the plight of Saharan desert dwellers.