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Wednesday, September 4 2002

Dr. Tatiana’s eEx Advice to All Creation by Olivia Judson

I'm appalled by the behavior of the young iguanas of today: I keep encountering groups of youths masturbating at me.

Crocodile Soup by Julia Darling

The themes of loss, isolation, and desperation are ripe with possibility, and yet Darling's treatment of these topics often leaves the reader cold.

Tuesday, September 3 2002

Wayne: Music on Plastic


Aimee Mann: Lost in Space


Junior Kimbrough: You Better Run: The Essential Junior Kimbrough


Dropsonic: Belle


Brand New Sin: self-titled


Mary J. Blige: Dance for Me


Atmosphere: God Loves Ugly


Friday, August 30 2002

Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (1973)

Ziggy falters as a visual experience, a conspicuous failing considering its spectacle-obsessed subject.

Tokyo Revelation (Shin Megami Tensei: Tokyo Mokushiroku) (2002)

But too soon, it's back to more possessions and double-crosses and a baffling scheme.

Red Hawk: Weapon of Death (2002)

It's all just so wonderfully corny.

feardotcom (2002)

Udo Kier stumbles down a dark New York subway stairway, his face sweaty and deeply shadowed, his eyes popping in that Udo Kierian way.

Thursday, August 29 2002

The The: Soul Mining


Sleater-Kinney: One Beat


Chuck Prophet: No Other Love


Laura Nyro: Live: The Loom’s Desire


My Favorite: The Kids Are All Wrong


Interpol: Turn on the Bright Lights

Turn on the Bright Lights is the album modern followers of post-punk have been waiting for. It is the album that makes all the hub-bub about the New York City music scene of late seem justified.

The Flaming Lips: Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots


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