Queen Said It Best: We Are the Champions

Queen Said It Best: We Are the Champions

By James Orbesen

The Invaders considers the tenuous position of the planet's top dogs. 27 Jul 2015 // 7:00 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews

''Cause you are long in the pants/ short in the weiner, suckin' my muff like a vacuum cleaner/' Awww shit...

READ more

11 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Wanted

Judging from its pilot, TNT's crime drama Wanted thinks you're an idiot.

READ more

11 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Lost in Space: Season 3, Vol. 2

These momentary failures of grammar betray a befuddlement at birth and death, that story of origin and destination without which humanness has little meaning.

READ more

11 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Wrestlemania 21

Wrestlemania 21 is the perfect example of everything that is wrong with the gaming industry.

READ more
How Soccer Explains the World: An (Unlikely) Theory of Globalization by Franklin Foer

The truth is that English football supporters were far from the lethal killing machines Foer would have you believe.

READ more
	Various Artists: Atlantiquity

A good remix is as much about a conceptual revision as rhythmical reinvention, and most of these remixers just don't seem to have any interest in making more than cosmetic alterations to the blueprints.

READ more
	Windsor for the Derby: Giving Up the Ghost

Question: How can a 30-minute CD sound much longer? Answer: Give each song only a verse, play only two chords, forget to boost the vocals in the mix, buy a drum machine from 1987, and stretch each song longer than it was ever meant to stretch.

READ more
	Langhorne Slim: When the Sun’s Gone Down

Folksy boogie ditties that make you think of Jack White at times, Cat Stevens in others, but both living the life of a blues-cum-bluegrass-cum-folk troubadour.

READ more

10 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Kinski: Alpine Static

Northwest instrumental drone/psych-mongers Kinski take another stab at rising above their peers with an album of tight, muscular rock riffs and lulling atmospherics. But ultimately, Alpine Static is a competent effort that covers no new ground.

READ more
	The High Dials: War of the Wakening Phantoms

This is the sound of a psychedelic pop band wrapping itself into a cocoon, changing, hopefully, into something prettier and more distinctive.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

READ the article