The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

By Joe Blessing

Kleeman's You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine is a powerfully feminine and disturbingly organic contribution to the literature of consumerism. 31 May 2016 // 9:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

9 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Serenity (2005)

'He's homemade,' Joss Whedon says of Mal. 'And he's kind of a schmo a lot of the time.'"

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It works as a fun soundtrack to a dimly-lit, vodka and Red Bull drenched basement party. But if you really want to kick the party into gear, the album’s older brother is still the one to podcast.

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Deadboy & the Elephantmen: We Are Night Sky

A duo with a guitar and drums? Sure, been there, bought the t-shirt. But Deadboy & the Elephantmen are perhaps one of those bands to watch in 2006 that will help revitalize the lean arrangement.

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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

The American West, in the new Tommy Lee Jones-directed film, resembles that memorialized in movies by John Ford, John Huston, and Sam Peckinpah.

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Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys: Dominos

Dominos draws the living and the dead together in a jaunty two-step strut.

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9 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

If Lightning Bolt or Fantomas aren't challenging enough for you, this Japanese duo will blow your mind.

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Charlie Hunter Trio: Copperopolis

Jazz-jam guitarist and his trio proceed to make the funky good-time rock music you crazy kids are so fond of.

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9 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

In Flames: Come Clarity

The eighth album by the Swedish metal masters is their most accessible to date, but still acknowledges their early sound.

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9 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Karl Blau: Beneath Waves

His deliberately simplistic, fiercely DIY styling recalls the original intentions of independent pop music: his on-disc persona is inward-looking but quietly engaging.

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	Various Artists: Culturama 666, Vol. 2 [DVD]

Innovative, imaginative, and inventive enough to prove that, nay-sayers or no, hip-hop is without a doubt still most alive and well.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on 'Hardcore Henry'

// Moving Pixels

"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

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