Wednesday, July 24 2002
You’re sitting in a dimly lit, prototypically European pub, located in Prague sometime in the middle of the 20th century. An old man is
Bayard, Designer/Publisher: Dan Peyton, review by Phoebe Kate Foster -- That quality of raw honesty may set your teeth on edge or it may speak to your soul. It may infuriate you or give you a hearty laugh or bring tears to your eyes. You may throw 'Happy' across the room occasionally -- but more than likely, you'll retrieve it and go on reading.
Tool Tomahawk The first time I saw Mike Patton live, eleven years ago with Faith No More, he flopped around like a fish onstage, wiggling
“We’re a bunch of old farts from North Carolina.” That’s how veteran indie rockers Superchunk described themselves to an audience comprised mainly of
Poison S E T L I S T PoisonLook What the Cat Dragged InRide the WindSqueeze BoxI Want Action(guitar solo)Emperor’s
The Flying Luttenbachers Rah Bras “More Than Music 10 casts the net wider to reach out across different genres and scenes in order to forge links
ETTA JAMES14 July 2002: BB King’s Blues Club & Grille New York by Kandia Crazy Horse Joi Res Flight to Amazonia (Slight Return) Saturday in
The Dirtbombs The Detroit Cobras Co-headlining a two-night stand at the Bowery Ballroom in Manhattan, the Detroit Cobras and the Dirtbombs are part of the
Dave AlvinPhoto credit: Stephen Smith Only in Madison would you find a dive bar with a grilled portabella sandwich on the menu. This is what
Nearly half of Shakey's 738 pages of text are devoted to the 1970s, and while some readers may find McDonough's attention to detail frustrating, fans of Young's music will be fascinated with the account of Young's most productive decade, from Everybody Knows This is Nowhere to Rust Never Sleeps.
This new anthology from Bloodaxe is a marvel of editorial skill and taste, offering 500 modern poems by diverse writers as a demonstration of the efficacy of poetry in the modern world.
In today's world Kidd would have been the unwitting scapegoat for the Enron fiasco, allowing everyone else to get away Scot-free while he rotted in prison.
About Ben Marcus there is so much to be discussed but nothing, really, to be explained.
a vivid world where floods are described as 'gray soup,' a woman's bound breasts as 'small, withered, modest as folded flowers,' pansies as having 'the faces of spoiled babies,' and horses as having coats of 'brutal velvet.'"
Perhaps it's stereotypical, but men who drink American beer and watch football aren't even supposed to read books, much less write them. Magnuson, however, has bucked the stereotype. He is a regular blue-collar guy, but he's also a damn good fiction writer.
As a comprehensive anthology, 'A Reader' has wired into its DNA the tendency to deflect attention from the subject at hand in order to illuminate by refraction the face of the writer.
The poster child of tell-all, slam-the-bastard, blame-anyone-but-yourself books.
It is clear that her enthusiasm for life has influenced her enthusiasm for writing and medicine. The reader of 'As I Live and Breathe' will likely finish the book with a newfound appreciation for illness, medicine, and life in general.
Tuesday, July 23 2002
September 1984: It’s my freshman year in college; I’m lonely, I feel out of place, I’m 2,500 miles from my Oregon home, etc., you’
After two years of cutting singles for Buddha Records, the Trammps formed their own label in 1975, which they named Golden Fleece. A short time later,