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Saturday, March 20 2004

Day Two: Politics as Usual

The annual independent music and film festival is back, and PopMatters gives you day-by-day coverage of the good, the bad, and the best-be-forgotten moments.


Day One Music: Star Search

The annual independent music and film festival is back, and PopMatters gives you day-by-day coverage of the good, the bad, and the best-be-forgotten moments.


Day One (In Which a Scene is Made)

The annual independent music and film festival is back, and PopMatters gives you day-by-day coverage of the good, the bad, and the best-be-forgotten moments.


Tuesday, January 27 2004

Baby-Girl Drama: Remembering Sakia

While it is perhaps easy to suggest that Gunn's murder was an isolated example of gay bashing, such an interpretation obscures the relationship between sexuality and gender. Gay men are often 'bashed' because of an affinity to women and lesbians are bashed because they 'are' women. In many regards, homophobia is rooted in misogyny -- a hatred of women.


Friday, January 16 2004

Five Reasons Why Global Culture Didn’t Suck in 2003…

Here's 10 more watershed moments of the past year whose impact will most likely be felt long after Dick Clark's balls drop on New York City and Los Angeles.


Five Reasons Why Global Culture Didn’t Suck in 2003…

Here's 10 more watershed moments of the past year whose impact will most likely be felt long after Dick Clark's balls drop on New York City and Los Angeles.


Tuesday, January 6 2004

Worst 10 Media Events of 2003

From film and TV to Bush and Madonna, our very own intrepid Terry Sawyer breaks down 2003's worst media moments.


Thursday, December 4 2003

Systems and Stereotypes

Any game that has players choosing among a malt liquor bottle, a basketball, or an Uzi for playing pieces is certainly harmful.


Monday, November 24 2003

Why Hypocrisy Matters

Where Goldberg and Coulter see failed idealists, I can't help but see people wielding beliefs like bludgeons that they'll gladly drop once the bloodwork is done.


Thursday, October 9 2003

An Energetic and Imaginative Four-Year-Old: PopMatters is Four!

Energetic and imaginative best describes four-year-olds. They are able to learn new words quickly, and use them in chatting with you, telling you jokes and wild stories.


Thursday, September 25 2003

Uncertain Verdict

'The American Effect' follows an important trend in contemporary visual art exhibitions, fusing visual representation with research on global realities.


Friday, September 12 2003

Calling Names

Ann Coulter doesn't like to be bothered with facts. And besides, she's always right. Just ask her.


Tuesday, September 2 2003

Tying Knots by Tying Knots

The ferocity of tone against gay marriage heartens me as much as it makes me want to barbed wire my front yard.


Wednesday, August 20 2003

Wimps of America

Although Michael Burdick's $10,000 safaris were fake, the publicity generated by the 'Hunting for Bambi' stories wasn't, and the controversy clearly boosted sales of the company's video.


Wednesday, August 13 2003

The Last Song and Dance Man: Gregory Hines

When Gregory Hines died on 9 August, he left a legacy of artistic accomplishment in the fields of pop music, film, stage, and, of course, 'hoofing.'


Monday, July 28 2003

Internet Ethics

As our society is increasingly computer-dependent, the number of unethical persons seeking to encroach upon our personal computing life rises as well.


Thursday, July 3 2003

Color Me Blind: The Affirmative Action Debate

In truth, literal (if not legal) 'color-blindness' is impossible. Racism might ultimately be conquered, but that will take conscious effort.


Wednesday, April 2 2003

South by Southwest 2003: A Field Journal: Final Weekend/ Music: Best of Show

A Field Journal: Final Weekend/ Music: Best of Show by Tobias Peterson and Terry Sawyer


South by Southwest 2003: A Field Journal: Final Weekend/ Music: Of Redemption and Round-Trip Tickets

The Decemberists Today’s report by Terry Sawyer Final Weekend/ Music: Of Redemption and Round-Trip Tickets Determined to have a good time, I started drinking


South by Southwest 2003: A Field Journal: Final Weekend/ Film: Bucking the System, One Documentary a

A Field Journal: Final Weekend/ Film: Bucking the System, One Documentary at a Time by Tobias Peterson and Terry Sawyer


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