War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

By Diane Leach

Predating Suite Française in time and tone The Fires of Autumn is an amazingly prescient look at war and greed. 6 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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8 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

Blow Out: Season Two

Jonathan constructs himself as part Everyman, part tough businessman, part amalgam of various movie stars.

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The Bob Newhart Show: The Complete First Season

The Bob Newhart Show manages to rise above generic formulas.

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8 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress by Susan Jane Gilman

If one can gain anything from Hypocrite, it is perhaps that everyday occurrences can be just as meaningful and life-shaping as depressive hardships -- and absolutely make for a far superior read.

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	Graham Parker: Songs of No Consequence

Legendary rock 'n' roller joins forces with the Figgs to strut and stroll through a dozen songs of sarcasm-laced pub rock.

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	Mercury Rev: The Secret Migration

This sixth album from Mercury Rev is the band's best and most lucid outing to date. The Secret Migration is pure psychedelic pop bliss.

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7 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Ffa Coffi Pawb: Am Byth

Pre-Super Furry Animals and Gorky's Zygotic Mynci group's hard-to-find catalog is collected here: the Welsh answer to the Stone Roses. The only difference being that its parts were later greater than the original sum.

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7 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Concrete Blonde: The Essential

I could talk all day about record companies shit-shoveling compilations into the marketplace. But the bottom line is that this new Concrete Blonde compilation refuses to leave the CD player.

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7 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	Björk: Army of Me

Although she's known for making a big splash, Björk earns her stripes one at a time in the world of philanthropy.

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7 Jun 2005 // 10:00 PM

	The Black Eyed Peas: Monkey Business

'Don't Phunk with My Heart' suffers from the two major problems that plague The Black Eyed Peas on this record: unimpressive rapping and, surprisingly for this erstwhile socially conscious hip hop troupe, a distinct lack of substance.

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Thanks to the G3 tour, these guitarists will continue to open doors and inspire guitarists around the world by using undiscovered colors to paint on our canvases.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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