War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

By Diane Leach

Predating Suite Française in time and tone The Fires of Autumn is an amazingly prescient look at war and greed. 6 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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16 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Polarium

Polarium is one of those games that's going to be overlooked by the masses because we've moved past the simple games of yore.

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16 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Deliver Me from Nowhere by Tennessee Jones

Tennessee Jones's piece tells a dramatically different tale than Springsteen's song, but most of these stories simply elaborate upon the originals, filling in back stories and supplying details where the Boss's minimalist approach gave none.

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou: Criterion Collection (2004)

'That's what the movie's sort of about,' observes Wes Anderson, 'self-invention, and making their own art, and all those things.'"

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16 May 2005 // 12:00 AM

Hustle (2004)

Pete Rose so badly wants people to think he's a good guy that he presents Rose the legend, never Rose the man.

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15 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Pony Up!: self-titled

'We are girls.' 'We are in a band.' 'We wrote these songs.' 'Aren't they clever?' 'Aren't we rad?'"

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15 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	David Olney: Migration

Although David Olney's songs have been recorded by some great singers, he's a fine performer in his own right.

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15 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Melk: Sports

Straight outta Comp--er, Copenhagen? Danish hip-hoppers bring the heat.

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15 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

Robbie Fulks: Georgia Hard

Country music's prince of composition ends a prolonged silence with his first collection of new material since 2001. In related news, scores of aspiring songwriters give up.

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	The Deathray Davies: The Kick and the Snare

After a dark pop detour with his last album, Deathray Davies frontman John Dufilho returns with 11 bright, shiny, intelligent pop songs.

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15 May 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Coralie Clément: Bye Bye Beauté

Bye Bye Beauté's defining sound is Clément's voice, a supernally girlish whisper floating so absurdly high up in the mix you can hear her gums smacking together.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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