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

9 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Frank Black: Honeycomb

Is Black's 'Nashville record' the final rehabilitative step in a 12-step program for artistic ordinariness?"

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9 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

'This is the last night of our tour, so we're stripped down... we're... inoculated.'

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9 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Inked / Miami Ink

What was once a symbol of rough trade is now trendy.

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9 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Psychonauts

Admirably, the writing in Psychonauts succeeds not with non sequitur lines or potty humor, but with clever puns and jokes fully integrated into both the gameplay universe and narrative.

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The Gods Drink Whiskey: Stumbling Toward Enlightenment in the Land of the Tattered Buddha by Stephen

Asma forces us to examine what areas of faith and secular life are inseparable from our identities, and in so doing he becomes an interesting counterpoint to the normal hero of the travelogue.

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9 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

When Landlady works in tandem with her husband, they form a stunning and loving pair of fighters, old school and raucous at the same time.

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Fruit of Paradise (1970)

Chytilová starts by asking an interesting question: isn't it rational to eat from the tree of knowledge?"

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8 Aug 2005 // 11:00 PM

SVT: No Regrets

I hate to pick on these guys, but things have changed a lot since the early '80s when SVT made these songs.

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	Keely Smith: Vegas ‘58—Today

Live from New York: It's Las Vegas swing music from the '50s. Gleeby music, that is, with Keely Smith singing her parts and that of her famous old partner, Louis Prima.

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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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