'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

'Broadcast Hysteria' Revisits When a Pop Culture Event Went Wildly Viral

By Mark Reynolds

This deeply researched account reveals the history and misconceptions behind the legendary piece of radio theater, "War of the Worlds". 7 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

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2 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Sea by John Banville

These were the moments I truly cared about Max and his experiences by the sea. I identified with him, with his longings, and his fearless divulgence of his most private secrets and thoughts.

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2 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Underclassman (2005)

Before you can say, 'Drew Barrymore', Tre's got himself a spot just outside the cool-kids-on-campus clique.

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2 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

A Sound of Thunder (2005)

The team has a plan by which all this devastation will be erased. If only the same might be done for A Sound of Thunder.

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Bigger than the Sky (2005)

Bigger than the Sky starts off with its heart in the right place and ends up with almost none at all.

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Bob Dylan: No Direction Home: The Soundtrack

A portrait of the legend as a young genius.

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	Music A.M.: My City Glittered Like a Breaking Wave

Electronic pop music for travelers, computer melodies for the caring: this EP floats and breathes through your waking life.

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	Lina: The Inner Beauty Movement

Indie soul one-hit-wonder follows up her great, idiosyncratic first album with a drearily positive sophomore effort that strikes out for the mainstream, only to succumb to anodyne stupor.

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1 Sep 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Longwave: There’s a Fire

Yet another band of State-side Anglophiliacs, this time pilfering wholesale from the corpse of early '90s shoegazers. Thanks, but no thanks: we've been there, done that, and paid the import prices far too many times.

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	Iggy Pop: A Million in Prizes: The Iggy Pop Anthology

Iggy Pop is the godfather of punk, the world's forgotten boy, a streetwalking cheetah with a heart full of napalm, Bowie sidekick, and generally fucked-up rock 'n' roll lunatic who should have died in a gutter 30 years ago.

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Hanne Hukkelberg's debut album heralds her arrival as a major new talent.

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'True Detective': Maybe Tomorrow

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