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Wednesday, September 25 2002

Inner: lovetheonlyway

Inner is the baby of Jennifer Turner, whom you may or may not know was the guitarist on Natalie Merchant’s Tigerlily album. So far


Highway 9: What in Samhill?

Highway 9 is your typical hard-working, blue-collar, just-a-bunch-of-regular-guys, New Jersey rock band, a band following in the tradition of the likes of Bruce Springsteen and the


Billie Holiday and Lester Young: A Musical Romance

Like any good newsworthy event of the 20th century, one of the most touching pieces of jazz history happened in front of the television cameras.


Johnny Cash: Sings the Ballads of the True West / Songs of Our Soil / Silver

There’s not much to say about Johnny Cash that hasn’t been said already. He is the original man in black, the first musician


Alaska Quarterly Review

Edited by Ronald Spatz University of Alaska Vol.19, No.3 & 4, Spring/Summer 2002, 278 pages Vol.19, No.1 & 2, Summer/Fall 2001, 294 pages, $10/year,$6/sample One Blood: The Narrative


Street Scene 2002 with Violent Femmes, Save Ferris, Bad Religion and De La Soul

Bad Religion Violent Femmes Long lines at the Porta-Potties. The pervasive smell of marijuana. High-school aged girls acting like fools. Drugs. Drunks. A sweaty, heaving


George Clinton & The P-Funk All-Stars

Photo credit: Marcy Guiragossian Photo credit: Marcy Guiragossian All the Funky President’s Men On The One all things are possible. That was the Daily


The Lilys

S E T    L I S T The Gravity Free Atmosphere of MSAReturns Every MorningWelfare Murder PlotTouch the WaterGingerBaby’s a DealerA Nanny


Gene

S E T    L I S T Haunted By YouThe British DiseaseFrom Georgia to OsakaWhere Are They Now?Yours for the TakingA Car


Marianne Faithfull

S E T    L I S T I’m Into Something GoodFalling From GraceKissin’ TimeWilder Shores of LoveWherever I GoLike Being BornIncarceration of


Sheryl Crow

Mixed Messages & All “Finesse® presents Sheryl Crow in concert.” The billing at Sheryl Crow’s Chicago House of Blues show played up her newfound


Sheryl Crow + Michelle Branch

After doing some informal market research before a recent Sheryl Crow concert at Oneida Casino in Green Bay, I concluded that the 40something singer/songwriter


The Terrible Gift: The Brave New World of Genetic Medicine by Rick J. Carlson and Gary Stimeling

Offering a rowdy soapbox monologue on a host of discoveries in genetic medicine -- including genetic technology, computerized biochemistry, and drug synthesis -- The Terrible Gift reveals not one, but two, terrible things.


Portrait of My Lover as a Horse by Selima Hill

Words revel in their incongruous, promiscuous juxtapositions, and sentences begin sensibly and end in bewildering confusions of logic . . .


It’s a Free Country: Personal Freedom in America After September 11 by Edited by Danny Goldberg, Vic

More than 300 books have been published since the fall of 2001 trying to explain, blame, comfort and inform us about what led up to the attacks and what we can expect next.


Modern Burma isn't so much a country as the residue of a British imperial political organization thrust onto several divergent peoples. To argue for ethnic independence is to argue for Burma's devolution, something the world community isn't likely to tolerate.


Into the Buzzsaw: Leading Journalists Expose the Myth of a Free Press by edited by Kristina Borjess

With almost one voice the essays contained here contend that the modern news business -- where the emphasis on the bottom line has almost trumped the traditional sanctity of the byline -- has become just that: a business.


The Accidental President: How 413 Lawyers, 9 Supreme Court Justices, and 5,963,110 Floridians (Give

The most remarkable portion of The Accidental President concerns the final Supreme Court decision that effectively appointed George W. Bush president. Most of the criticism leveled in the book is fairly light, but at the end Kaplan rips into the Supreme Court decision.


Tuesday, September 24 2002

Kelly Willis: Easy

The current crop of those most successful female singers who fall into the genre slice known as alt-country excel because they all bring something beyond


Supersprite: Color Mixing

The first track brings us into Supersprite’s world by introducing the cast of characters: vibrating, turning, shimmering electronic sounds. Yet this track also immediately


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