Was George Carlin Right About Everything?

Was George Carlin Right About Everything?

By Megan Volpert

What the F explores the colorful, sophisticated science of cursing and why it feels so #$@&%* good to swear. 7 Dec 2016 // 7:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

20 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

The sign of good writing is that it raises questions and comparisons that even the writer hadn't originally intended.

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20 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Neko Case

Banishing the grey days of a wintery spring.

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The First Human: The Race to Discover Our Earliest Ancestors by Ann Gibbons

Ann Gibbons tells the story of human origins and evolution by addressing one of its aspects, the search for the earliest human, that critter who, so long ago, decided not to be a chimp.

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Spring Break Shark Attack (2005)

Given the opportunity to achieve some truly extraordinary, truly outlandish, Spring Break Shark Attack settles for something truly bad.

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Motörhead: Deluxe Expanded Reissues

A spate of reissues captures Motörhead at its finest, filling out a completist's library of bonus material, but never trumping the original albums.

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CacheFlowe: Automate Everything

Automate Everything is an appropriate title for an album on which nothing is left to chance, with every sequence, note, and sample meticulously placed in the mix.

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Augie March: Moo, You Bloody Choir

Glenn Richards is Australia's tight-packed pop-poet; more poet than pop, certainly, since who else producing music today writes in such contorted but addictive ellipses.

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Tom Brosseau: Empty Houses Are Lonely

North Dakota born singer-songwriter makes you do a double and triple take not only for his well-crafted material but for his warble that sounds at times like a cross between Ricky Nelson and the Buckleys (Jeff or Tim).

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19 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

LL Cool J: Todd Smith

Todd Smith is glossy, safe, front-loaded, and slick. My mom likes it, enough said. And the young-girl LL Cool J fans will love it too, regardless of what we say here.

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Ms. John Soda: Notes and the Like

Ms. John Soda is the collaboration between Micha Acher (of Notwist fame) and singer/keyboardist Stefanie Bohm (from not-so-famous experimental rockers Couch).

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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