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The Twilight of Atheism by Alister McGrath

There can be little doubt, looking across the horizons of contemporary society and assuming any objective measure, that the notion of godlessness has reached a nadir.

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:01 PM

Paolo Nutini: Live Sessions

To look at the impossibly cute nineteen year old singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini, you’d think he would sound like a choirboy. Instead, his voice is

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

The Ruby in Her Navel: A Novel of Love and Intrigue in the 12th Century by Barry Unsworth

The emphasis here is less on action than on character and motivation, and the tempo overall is mostly andante moderato, not allegro vivace.

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Družina: Tragare

Družina, one of the biggest bands in Slovakia, takes Slovak folk songs and updates them for our times using modern instruments and approaches, while still respecting their roots.

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Friends - The Complete Series Collection

Returning to Friends, as the cliché goes, is like visiting an old friend. It's also very much a step back in time; to our own history as much as television history.

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

The Beatles: Love

The companion piece to the Cirque du Soleil extravaganza, George and Giles Martin's remix project affirms newfound thematic correlations within the Beatles' catalog.

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Andy Fairweather Low: Sweet Soulful Music

Low returns from the 1960s to make lovely pop music.

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

TAPS

TAPS suffers from its post-Vietnam jingoistic voice and a story that you simply don't want to buy into.

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Ruffians #1-4

Ruffians is the kind of book that has the potential to appeal to everyone from superhero-obsessed fanfolk to jaded indie fans, from "cute critter" enthusiasts to teenagers who shop at Hot Topic.

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The Heart Attacks: Hellbound and Heartless

While bands such as the Darkness and Wolfmother are cashing in on the neo-glam resurgence, Hellcat found a bunch of childish pseudo-criminals from Atlanta to continue this ill-fated trend.

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Parkway Drive: Killing With a Smile

Please, we have too many bad metalcore bands in America to have to deal with Australian ones, too.

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Cowboy Junkies: Long Journey Home [DVD]

The Junkies have matured, and that's not a bad thing.

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James Hunter: ...Believe What I Say

James Hunter fell under our noses earlier this year with his impressive old school R&B debut album. But wait! His debut album was in 1996?!? I must get with the program.

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Sally Nyolo and the Original Bands of Yaoundé: Studio Cameroon

Some of these musicians seem to be the equivalent of those local groups that play at the pub down the road.

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14 Dec 2006 // 8:00 PM

Nels Cline: New Monastery

Underground PoMo avant shenanigans put an extra shine on some timeless left-field jazz classics.

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Steve Earle: The Definitive Collection: 1983-1987

Summarizing Steve Earle’s amazing career in one disc just isn't possible, but you can't go wrong with any compilation of the master.

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13 Dec 2006 // 11:45 PM

Charlottes Web (2006)

Surprise! There is nothing even remotely offensive or ironic or postmodern about Charlotte's Web.

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Lewis & Clarke: Live On WPRB

There’s a new digital turntable console out there that will read your vinyl records with perfect exactitude, as well as set you back about 15

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13 Dec 2006 // 8:03 PM

Manowar: The Sons of Odin

Killing with power, again and again...

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13 Dec 2006 // 8:02 PM

Roses Pawn Shop: The Arsonist

Rose's Pawn Shop successfully push a bluegrass/old-timey sound onto the bar band stage with the quite fine The Arsonist.

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