Tolstoy, Rasputin, and Teffi, One of Russia's Greatest Woman Writers

Tolstoy, Rasputin, and Teffi, One of Russia's Greatest Woman Writers

By Hans Rollman

Teffi’s genius lies in applying a light, ironic and at times satirical flair of humour to deeply serious subjects 24 May 2016 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

24 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Nine Black Alps: Everything Is

The sounds of early ‘90s Seattle have been conspicuously absent from the disco-rock revival we've been experiencing over the last couple of years, so who cares if Nine Black Alps are writing us a postcard?

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Th’ Faith Healers: The Peel Sessions

This early '90s 'baggy metal' Brit band may not have made it as big as some of their supporting acts, but they sure know how to rock 'n' roll.

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24 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

As befalls the fate of so much post-rock, repetition without innovation becomes stagnation.

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24 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Invisible: The Invisible

As terrible as it is to say, you almost wish that the band would live up to its name and just disappear.

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24 Feb 2006 // 12:00 AM

Ministry: Rantology

A.J.'s still pissed off, and that's a very good thing for Ministry, who went from techno/dance to industrial in a... well, snap.

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	Syd Barrett: Under Review [DVD]

While not authorized by anyone, this documentary features some great interviews on the music that Pink Floyd's stranger/legend/martyr showed in his brief career.

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Tori Amos: Fade to Red: Tori Amos Video Collection [DVD]

In an era when entertainment was taking over as the principle medium for the communication of ideas, it would not be a stretch to say that Amos was among the leaders of the last (but presumably not final) wave of feminism.

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Mrs. Henderson Presents (2005)

Mrs. Henderson (Judi Dench) is 'old money', but age and wealth haven't dulled her tongue or tempered her personality.

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Why the hell would Evil Ernie be in Santa Fe? And who thought it was a good idea?

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23 Feb 2006 // 1:00 AM

Juan Maclean

Who says machines can't cry... or bicker?

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 22 - "We Happy Few"

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"The show serves up an Avengers-esque character round-up, but the plot is powerless.

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