Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music

Ann Powers' 'Good Booty' and the Connection Between Eroticism and Popular Music

By David Chiu

This is how American music got its sexual groove on. 16 Aug 2017 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

18 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Live Fast, Die Young by Lawrence Frascella and Al Weisel

They put the film in context of the emerging teen, rock and roll culture and discuss everything from hot rod culture to the changing sexual mores, paying particular attention to the way homosexuality was depicted in the media.

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Ghostface Killah: More Fish

More Fishscale, more or less.

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How I Met Your Mother: Season One

This is no static workplace comedy or rinse-repeat tale of funny family life. As the narration from the future reminds us, life as the characters know it is destined to end.

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18 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Pipas: Sorry Love

A love letter, an afternoon at the cinema, a dream: music built from scraps of memory.

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18 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Haiku: Blew

It might not blow mainstream listeners away, but Haiku's breezy, thoughtful new album should please independent hip-hop fans.

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Lemonator: At the Presence of Great Beauty

Proof there's much, much more to Finnish popular music than just Nightwish and Finntroll.

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18 Dec 2006 // 9:00 PM

Wah-Wah (2005)

The genuinely cinematic moments in Wah-Wah are few and far between, and are generally courtesy of the skillful performances.

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Red Bull BC One: Berlin 2005 Breakdancing Championship (2005)

From elbow-stands and aerials, to flares and driving head-slides, BC One boasts an embarrassment of breakdancing riches.

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Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band: Dizzys Business

Serious attempt at the best that can be done. Dizzy Gillespie would certainly have been very proud of some of this.

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Tripping the line between Americana and rockabilly swing, Shortstack are fun, but never inventive enough to truly impress.

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Of Pillow Forts and Play: Epic Games' 'Fortnite'

// Moving Pixels

"Everybody loves building a fort.

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