What Should One Make of Childlike Comics Depicting the Exploits of an Erotic Dancer?

What Should One Make of Childlike Comics Depicting the Exploits of an Erotic Dancer?

By Christopher Forsley

Canada's first autobiographical comic chronicles the drama of a stripper's life in a lighthearted and welcoming way. 2 Sep 2015 // 2:05 AM

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Death Cab For Cutie + Stars

It showed on their faces and echoed through the rafters: for many, this show was more sacred than church, more meaningful than a homily.

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The Carter Family: Will the Circle Be Unbroken

A.P. Carter and his friend, black musician Lesley 'Esley' Riddle, would go door to door looking for examples of traditional music, a bold act in Jim Crow America.

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99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style by Matt Madden

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10 Nov 2005 // 1:00 AM

Teorema (1968)

However much the camera lingers on Terrence Stamp's features or Silvana Mangano's heavily made up face, the characters remain corporeally opaque, more embodiments of ideas than urges and appetites.

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	Hank Williams: Turn Back the Years: The Essential Hank Williams Collection

It attempts to wrestle Williams' body of work into manageable chunks, to show that this wasn't a guy who just churned out country songs indiscriminately, but an artist who documented the major facets of his life.

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9 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Tom Vek: We Have Sound

A front-loaded but funky frolic makes for one hell of a debut with an impressive lack of lulls and lows.

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	JamisonParker: Sleepwalker

'All manner of gorgeous sounds'? Or just plain unfocused?"

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9 Nov 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Kip Hanrahan: Pinero

Much as Kip Hanrahan wants you to know about Miguel Pinero and even roots and proper purposes of rap, you could postpone finding out till you'd heard this fine music. Needs no further reference but might inspire it.

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	Apollo Sunshine: Apollo Sunshine

Inventive musical chameleons continue to mutate, flipping from psych-pop to Southern rock band with their usual reckless abandon, and refusing to sit still long enough to be labeled.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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