The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

The Buying of the Light: An Eerie Debut on Consumption and Corporeality

By Joe Blessing

Kleeman's You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine is a powerfully feminine and disturbingly organic contribution to the literature of consumerism. 31 May 2016 // 9:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

24 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Darkwatch

You can see what it wants to do and what it wants to be, but when it falls short all you can really do is grimace and say, 'Aw... well at least it tried.'

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The End of the Hamptons: Scenes from the Class Struggle in America’s Paradise by Corey Dolgon

Even (assumedly) well-meaning liberal conservationists and local celebs' valiant acts of working-class empathy and attempts at preserving the area's history can't escape Dolgon's sharp criticism.

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XXX: State of the Union: Special Edition (2005)

D quotes Tupac -- 'Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal' -- and hip-hop saves the nation.

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	Abigail Washburn: Song of the Traveling Daughter

Abigail Washburn proves that bluegrass and bamboo flutes make perfect musical bedmates.

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23 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Bob Sharkey Quartet: Foolish Nightmare

A tuneful and relaxing jazzy folk-rock blend that uses sweet guitar fills to make emotional turmoil-filled songs go down smoothly.

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23 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Woody Shaw: Stepping Stones

Crackling live '70s hard bop from the trumpeter who might have been king.

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23 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Teena Marie: Robbery (Enhanced Version)

After leaving Motown, she was still going strong when she reached Epic. Robbery is made for the dance floor.

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23 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Mahi Mahi: (re)Move Your Body

In spite of the classic techno array of crisp drums, electronic beats, synthesizers, and heavily processed vocals, they play what could only pass for dance music in New England.

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23 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Hiltmeyer, Inc.: Sendling 70

If I press the Mega Bass button on my CD player the tracks become almost totally obscured under the cacophonous low-end rumble.

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	Dexter Gordon: Jazz Moods: ‘Round Midnight

Interesting samples of late Dexter Gordon, but with unrepresentative, plain wrong inclusion of a Round Midnight film soundtrack item without mention that Gordon was there representing the performance of an impaired musician.

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//Mixed media
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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Own Points of View on 'Hardcore Henry'

// Moving Pixels

"Hardcore Henry gives us a chance to consider not how well a video game translates to film, but how well a video game point of view translates to film.

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