Thursday, July 18 2002
It's near-endlessly entertaining to watch him handle the crocodiles.
Wednesday, July 17 2002
MTV's 'The Real World' has become a mainline for cultural propagation. The archetype of the 'reality tv' genre, this weekly, pretend-documentary consolidates, edits, and cannibalizes culture.
The novel treats a subject of current political debate: our President's peculiar enthusiasm for turning many of our social obligations over to 'faith based' philanthropic organizations.
He scourges the catacombs of literature and prose, and presents you with a glittering selection of informative gems.
According to Fukuyama, this Pandora's box can still be shut, but only if we marshal the appropriate scientific and political forces and legislate our way to a safer tomorrow.
Pelecanos is a lifelong resident of the nation's capital who has observed gentrification erode whatever character or sense of continuity the environment once possessed.
Satire's audiences have always tended to come from the very section of society that is being satirized.