The Ongoing Conversation of Gender and Sexuality

The Ongoing Conversation of Gender and Sexuality

By Sarah Boslaugh

Dutch author Maxim Februari's The Making of a Man is an interesting, if sometimes frustrating, contribution to discussions of gender and sexuality. 27 May 2015 // 6:16 AM

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//Recent Reviews
	Babatunde Olatunji: Circle of Drums

If you're not already a fan of relatively unadorned tribal drumming, large sections of the album may sound repetitive and boring, but ultimately there is nothing on this disc that shames the memory of the great Babatunde Olatunji.

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	The Offspring: Greatest Hits

The Offspring are the latest band to ride the '90s nostalgia wave. But that's okay, because the '90s ruled.

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27 Jul 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Bob Mould: Body of Song

This is a good, even very good, Bob Mould album, but it doesn't measure up to masterworks like Copper Blue and Zen Arcade.

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	The Mainliners: Bring on the Sweetlife

Yet another deserving Swedish rock band is forced to beg for attention from indifferent American listeners.

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	Louis Armstrong: Jazz Moods: Hot

A selection of 14 tracks from The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings, which is to say a thin slice of one of the sweetest cakes that was ever baked.

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Three awe-inspiring shows that couldn't have less to do with each other. Three amazing nights that shouldn't have ended and really, should've ended me.

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27 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Over There

In exploring the dilemmas posed by TV and technology, Over There just about keeps pace with the war it's depicting.

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Elvis by the Presleys: Intimate Stories from Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley and Other Family

It's a puzzling decision: these images of banal ephemera simultaneously humanize Elvis and canonize him, treating his possessions as holy objects.

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27 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Twenty Bucks (1993)

Reflecting its long gestation period, Twenty Bucks seems ageless, its photography and art direction creating an ambiguous timestamp.

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man - Collector’s Edition (1988)

Before you've had time to acclimate yourself to any themes and motifs, before you have any context, you've already been assaulted.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Year of October

// Sound Affects

"When you dive into Bandcamp to find new music outside of your normal circles, you sometimes hit paydirt. Enter: Year of October.

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