'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction

'Scurvy': Chronicling the Etiology of an Affliction

By Craig Owen Jones

Jonathan Lamb's authoritative study affords an interesting perspective on one of history's most unpleasant afflictions. 6 Dec 2016 // 7:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

9 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

'This is why I love DVDs,' says Terry Gilliam. 'I can completely destroy the illusion of my film.'"

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	Various Artists: Soulsearching - The Compost Radio Show

Michael Rütten burns his popular radio show to disc, and the result is an ultra-cool mix of soul, jazz, funk, dance, and emotion.

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	We Are Scientists: With Love and Squalor

As another voice in the suddenly crowded milieu of retro-minded indie rock bands, We Are Scientists debut with an album that's strong for the scene, even if that scene may not survive much longer.

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	Static: Re: Talking About Memories

Hanno Leichtmann -- the man behind Static -- is an expert at unpacking deceptively complex sounds to laudible effect.

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	Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars: Carnival Conspiracy

Frank London and his Klezmer Brass Allstars marry klezmer music with carnival exuberance, farting, fruity tubas, Rabelais, and shouts of ah-ha!"

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	Lucy Kaplansky: The Tide

Remastered and re-released after 11 years and four increasingly successful albums, The Tide gives us all a chance to re-evaluate Kaplansky's work.

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	Jackie-O-Motherfucker: Flags of the Sacred Harp

Someone should be making this music: it reminds us where we came from, and why it still matters.

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	Hot Karl: The Great Escape

Hot Karl is a white-rapper from the suburbs with a kitschy name, and doesn't fit the image mainstream rap is presenting right now, or likely will any time in the future.

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	The Eagles: Eagles - Farewell 1 Tour - Live From Melbourne [DVD]

The Eagles may not be traveling in the fast lane any longer, but there are still a lot of good miles left on this sturdy winged vehicle.

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6 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

PopMatters Comic Book Review -- Jeremy Estes and Neil Kenyon review Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's new take on DC's most iconic character.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

// Moving Pixels

"While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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