Race and Sci-fi Theory: Not Just for Dissertations Anymore

Race and Sci-fi Theory: Not Just for Dissertations Anymore

By Dawn Eyestone

Ever thought Toni Morrison's Beloved has a place at ComicCon? Carringont's Speculative Blackness might be for you. 25 Jul 2016 // 8:30 AM

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Boom Boom Satellites: Full of Elevating Pleasures

It's a bit disconcerting to hear Japanese guys in 2006 absolutely NAILING the sound of two huge English bands from 10 years ago, accents and echoey guitars and all.

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20 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Liars: Drum’s Not Dead

Over the course of their short career thus far, Liars music has invited more analysis than emotion. Drum's Not Dead may be the first step in changing that.

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Various Artists: Nature Sounds Presents: Natural Selection

A mass of giddy hip-hop heads will buy this indie label compilation for the Ghostface and DOOM preview track; Nature Sounds laughs and sucker-punches them by making the rest of the CD good, too.

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Harry Manx: Mantras for Madmen

Guitarist mixes the Middle East with the Bayou and Mississippi Delta for some soft, inspiring, and generally comforting, folksy jewels.

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17 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Gogol Bordello

Leaving the bogs behind...

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17 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

Apex Hides the Hurt by Colson Whitehead

The danger with satire is that real life might be more inherently ridiculous than the satirist's creations.

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Nardwuar the Human Serviette: Doot Doola Doot Doo… Doot Doo! (2006)

In which the Canadian cult hero gets a long-overdue DVD treatment.

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State Radio: Us Against the Crown

Former Dispatch member Chad Stokes resurrects the passion of The Clash and Bob Marley for the modern Bush era in his band's terrific reggae-rock debut.

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17 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

Corm: Audio Flame Kit

Reissue of the only full-length from this mid-'90s Washington, DC act whose members went on to play in Q and Not U and The Maginot Line.

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Third Sight: Symbionese Liberation Album

Third Sight is the heavy, solid kid striding over from the back, that you see coming from 50 feet away but are too paralyzed by fear to avoid.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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