'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science

'A Little History of Economics' Provides a Charming Overview of the Dismal Science

By Sarah Boslaugh

Niall Kishtainy, writing for a general audience, provides a breezy stroll through economic thought, from Plato to Thomas Piketty. 22 Mar 2017 // 9:30 AM

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Massiv in Mensch: Clubber Lang

Clubber Lang is the closest Massiv in Mensch has ever come to a pop masterpiece, but don't count on crossover success for the German electronic duo.

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Swollen Members: Black Magic

For a band whose name should imply otherwise, Swollen Members' latest album is oddly flaccid.

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21 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Seinfeld - Season 7

Season 7 of Seinfeld ties every extraneous idea to the rest, and weaves a tapestry of empty detail. The result: something fabulous made of nothing.

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They Filmed the War in Color: The Pacific War (2005)

This films lifts the veil from the gray representation of the past that we've come to expect, and the colors bursting off the screen make the familiar both strange and wonderful.

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21 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Electrelane: Singles, B Sides and Live

Not only an opportunity for fans to get their mitts on hard-to-find material, but a damn fine 'Beginner's Guide to Electrelane' in the bargain.

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21 Nov 2006 // 6:19 PM

Déjà Vu (2006)

The movie's leap from contemporary coppish thriller into science fiction is initially jarring.

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Third Wheel: On Account of the Atmosphere

Chicago’s Third Wheel was founded by two life-long friends, Jeremy Babcock and Shawn Schlag, who’ve been performing under that moniker for over a

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Inca Ore: The Birds in the Bushes

Inca Ore and Lemon Bear get together and put on a clinic in difficult listening.

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20 Nov 2006 // 11:00 PM

El Michels Affair: The PJs

Chef Raekwon gets the live treatment.

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20 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Matthew Herbert: 100 lbs

Matthew Herbert's re-issued 1996 debut is interesting from a historical point of view, but it's the bonus disc on this K7 release that's the major payoff

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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