'The Accidental Life' Is Both a Time Capsule and a Guide

'The Accidental Life' Is Both a Time Capsule and a Guide

By Erin Giannini

Like a good editor, Terry McDonell may be invisible, but the insights into writing and editing make up for the author's elusiveness, here. 25 Aug 2016 // 10:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

18 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Editors: Rarities

Editors try to keep the momentum up here, by repackaging a few B-sides and a track off the two-disc British limited edition version of their

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Motorhead: Stage Fright [DVD]

Everything louder than everything else. Way louder.

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18 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Jason Kao Hwang: Edge

A quartet playing jazz/new music generates fiddle-fueled propulsion.

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18 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Caribou: Up In Flames

In the same spirit of opportunism that springs from the best crisis management, Snaith has managed to turn unpleasant circumstances on their ear in the best way possible.

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Kaki King: ...Until We Felt Red

Acoustic guitar virtuoso breaks out with help from Tortoise's John McEntire.

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18 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Gisli: How About That?

Idiosynchratic hip-hop/rock/R&B hybrid simultaneously follows in Beck's footsteps and tries to make his own way, with mixed results.

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Blöödhag: Hell Bent for Letters

Riding on a brilliant concept and passable musicianship, the pioneering edu-core band Blöödhag brandishes books and wields literary allusions in order to spread the glory of science fiction.

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Hoobastank: Every Man for Himself

It seems that until Hoobastank finally give in to their hidden adult-contemporary desires, they will be destined to languish in a morass of unoriginality.

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The Trachtenburg Family Slide Show Players + Corn Mo

'I heard there's another daughter,' the punter pontificates. 'But she's not talented, so you don't let her play in the band.' My gosh, is it true?!

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17 Aug 2006 // 8:00 AM

Snakes & Music: Isabelle

I hate records that you can instantly get a feel for and sink your teeth into; they often leave you disappointed at the end. And

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Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

// Notes from the Road

"Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

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