'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

By Mark Reynolds

This deeply researched account reveals the history and misconceptions behind the legendary piece of radio theater, "War of the Worlds". 7 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

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//Recent Reviews

4 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Cursed (2004)

Jimmy's golden retriever Zipper bites him and is turned into a spazzy, poorly CGI-ed wolf-dog, capable of ripping their house to pieces.

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4 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Be Cool (2005)

Utterly out of place, the Rock is the most convincing character in sight.

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	Various Artists: Putumayo Presents New Orleans

A fair enough sampler of music of a sort that's still being played in New Orleans.

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	Shivaree: Who’s Got Trouble?

Ultimately, Shivaree never quite transcends nostalgia for the older and unduly neglected pop-culture forms by which it's clearly inspired.

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	Suicide: A Way of Life / Why Be Blue?

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	The Residents: Animal Lover

The Residents claim that their latest album was inspired by animal mating patterns. It isn't very sexy though.

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	The Layaways: We’ve Been Lost

Chiming guitars and an underlying current of melancholy propel the Layaways on their sophisticated sophomore effort.

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	Judas Priest: Angel of Retribution

Rob Halford's first Judas Priest album in 15 years marks a return to the band's classic early '80s sound.

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	Hanalei: We Are All Natural Disasters

Glitch pop debut by the Ghost frontman offers up a mouthful.

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3 Mar 2005 // 11:00 PM

	50 Cent: The Massacre

50 Cent's stories of the streets have the feel of first-person reportage from urban war zone.

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'Sugar Hill' Breaks Out the Old-School Zombies

// Short Ends and Leader

"Sugar Hill was made in a world before ordinary shuffling, Romero-type zombies took over the cinema world.

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