Hello, Hypocrisy, My Old Friend: 'The Religion of the Future'

Hello, Hypocrisy, My Old Friend: 'The Religion of the Future'

By Megan Volpert

Roberto Mangabeira Unger eats his own tail in his helpless "new" synthesis of philosophy, religion, and politics. 16 Oct 2017 // 10:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

31 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Seafood: Paper Crown King

British indie rock survivors deliver pleasant but uninspiring fourth album.

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The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show

The first episode's Naked Trucker seemed strangely passive-aggressive for a man with an acoustic guitar hiding his dangly parts.

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Shawn Lees Ping Pong Orchestra: Voices and Choices

These are songs crying out for indie films that don't necessarily take themselves too seriously, ones that, preferably, contain an action sequence or two; perhaps a car chase, or a well-dressed man flying an ornithopter to freedom.

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Murder City by Michael Lesy

Chicago was a city that appeared to outright celebrate murder.

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30 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Various Artists: 7’ Up!

Intrigued by "Rip It Up and Start Again"? Here's some obscure post-punk to whet your appetite.

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30 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Prime Green: Remembering the Sixties by Robert Stone

Lazy, hazy recollections of the '60s hold little insight.

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30 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Andrew Bird

Violin plucker and inspired indie songster Andrew Bird previews tunes from his upcoming Armchair Apocrypha LP.

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Best of Barbara Mandrell and the Mandrell Sisters Show

Country barn dance meets Southern California cosmopolitanism on the NBC variety show starring Barbara Mandrell and her two younger sisters.

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John Mellencamp: Freedoms Road

After wasting a decade and a half trying to remain popular, John Mellencamp finally figures out he's much better remaining populist.

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Terry Manning: Home Sweet Home

Legendary producer and Box Tops/Big Star engineer Terry Manning recorded one song on this long out-of-print, exuberant psyche-rock-blues-pop CD as a joke... but Stax VP Al Bell didn't think it was funny, asking when the rest of the record was coming.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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