'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

By Mark Reynolds

This deeply researched account reveals the history and misconceptions behind the legendary piece of radio theater, "War of the Worlds". 7 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

10 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Julian Fane: Special Forces

Young Canadian debuts with melancholy electronic meditations.

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10 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Dufus: Ball of Design

Dufus's Ball of Design can make one feel like they're either on a weird drug trip or suffering from sleep deprivation.

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10 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Starlet

Faye Dunaway established herself as a great muse of cinema, not in the sense that she inspired great movies, but that her inspired performances buoyed her films.

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10 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Law & Order: Trial by Jury

Although a curly hairdo can't quite erase the shade of Frasier's Lilith from Tracy Kibre, Neuwirth slips authoritatively into the role of a powerful mid-career prosecutor.

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10 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Contender

If it succeeds, one of the truly great and historically rich sports in the world will have a public pulse again, and our belief that the underdog can get a fair shake might just be restored.

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10 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Blind Justice

Blind Justice attempts to depict how, institutionally and individually, we try to 'deal with' disability.

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10 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

American Dreams

The patterns are predictable and disconcerting: 'American dreams' are produced and reproduced in celebrity and performance.

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	Leeroy Stagger: Beautiful House

The young Canadian singer-songwriter combines indie pop with country on his pleasant second album.

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	Language of Flowers: Songs About You

Belfast group takes a pinch of Delores O'Riordan and a teaspoon of the Smiths to concoct its own mid-tempo highbrow pop recipe.

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	Hybrid: Hybrid Presents Y4K

My indifferent reaction to the mix as a whole has less to do, perhaps, with the overall quality -- which is high -- than the simple fact that this disc presents far less variety and far more stylistic similarity than past volumes.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

// Short Ends and Leader

"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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