Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World

Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World

By Chris Barsanti

After a career spent traveling the world, Paul Theroux makes a revelatory journey through the blighted, wounded, struggling, well-armed, and resilient small towns of the American South. 3 Sep 2015 // 2:05 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews

22 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Dungen: 1999-2001

In 2004, with very little fuss or fanfare, Gustav Ejstes, the Swedish multi-instrumentalist mastermind behind the one-man folk-psych phenomenon Dungen, released Ta Det Lugnt, a brilliant

READ more

22 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Do or Die: D.O.D.

Do or Die follow their younger Chicago colleagues, Twista and Kanye West, into the American limelight with this impressive but lousily packaged new record.

READ more

22 May 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Benzos: Morning Stanzas

Benzos - a New York narcotic, aimed at your head.

READ more
	Ryan Adams & the Cardinals: Cold Roses

Meet the new Ryan Adams: same as the old Ryan Adams.

READ more

21 May 2005 // 4:00 PM

, except his songs...

READ more

#6

20 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

We can't blame DC for giving the fans what they want.

READ more

20 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

Knowing just how disgusting and sketchy Asbury Park actually is means that people need a pretty damn strong reason to visit.

READ more
Like a Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan at the Crossroads by Greil Marcus

Like a Rolling Stone is not great cultural analysis or musical study, but it's a work that's both insightful and fantastic.

READ more

20 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

3-Iron (Bin-jip) (2004)

The oddly mystical, utterly material film opens with a set of images and sounds almost too close to identify.

READ more
Mad Hot Ballroom (2005) - PopMatters Film Review
)

Mad Hot Ballroom doesn't cover up the difficulties of losing, even when showing the exultation of winning.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

// Sound Affects

""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

READ the article