Wednesday, June 19 2002
Blink 182 Green Day This year marks the 25th anniversary of punk’s recognition by the mainstream, and as such there’s been a lot of
Amazon.com is hiring and they're looking for freaks.
These poems are populated by the dead, the silent, the voiceless and the absent ...
Some day critics will stop calling Lee the "black Woody Allen" or an "African-American filmmaker" (or even a "controversial" one) but simply acknowledge him as one of the most intelligent, articulate, and able filmmakers of our generation.
. . . a sound overview of how we have become affected -- or disaffected -- by the media.
the members of First Nation manage to maintain their sense of humor, bantering with wit and aplomb that go a long way toward reminding us that there are a few oases of ideas to be found in the vast wasteland of spam, scams, and bad sex that cyberspace has become.
Mr. White depicts the people as they are, without a hint of condescension or judgment of those who choose to live in the mountains by their own rules.
Their high caliber of musicianship allows them to improvise live, something many bands neither have the ability nor the willingness to do.
Sexual minorities have made progress but TV shows and beer ads only show that companies view them as a commercially viable group.
The life of Bill Hicks is the definition of a life fulfilled.
Tuesday, June 18 2002
When Take 6 dropped their self-titled debut in 1988, contemporary R&B and gospel were both at crossroads and the idea of an a cappella gospel
You don’t really know the band. You might think you do, but you don’t. In fact, chances are good you’ve not only
Under the moniker Kleenex Girl Wonder, hometaping wunderkind Graham Smith has been churning out records for the pop underground with startling prolificacy since the mid-‘9
In a small village of 50 inhabitants in northern Corsica, two brothers, Jean-François and Alain, learned to sing from their father, Ghjuliu Bernardini, himself a
It’s not a bad way to break into the music biz: a couple friends run into each other at an airport, they decide to
With their debut and sophomore releases on Deep Elm records, NYC four-piece Camber found themselves in the uneasy position of being in possession of a
Whenever you see a band listed as being reminiscent of Paul McCartney, or called “McCartneyesque”, you know what you’re going to get: great melodies,
The dynamic concept intrigued me from the start, but if the participants and crew weren't enjoying themselves, well, it would be like watching Martha Stewart.
As to the rejection of my understanding of the connection between lesbianism and witchcraft on 'Buffy', I have never said that BVS's creator or writers made a conscious (and consciously homophobic) decision to directly cast lesbianism as social pathology and physical addiction.
Monday, June 17 2002
The No-No’s have a chip on their shoulder about the size of Portland. Well, it is Portland, actually—Portland, Oregon—the place they call