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Monday, June 17 2002

Claudia Acuña: Rhythm of Life

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Saturday, June 15 2002

Eminem: The Eminem Show

Since Eminem has worked overtime to stir up trouble, all this attention isn't surprising. But it can also be depressing: for the most part, responses to Eminem are all about containing a perceived threat, making Eminem ordinary.


Johnny Cash: Ride This Train

From the moment he took his first Benzedrine tablet in 1957 until his attempted suicide in Nickajack Cave 10 years later, Johnny Cash's musical output was more fertile and prolific than at any other period in his career.


Thursday, June 13 2002

Sonny Boy Williamson: The Real Folk Blues / More Real Folk Blues

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The Meat Purveyors: All Relationships Are Doomed to Fail

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The Klezmatics: Jews With Horns / Possessed

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Eminem: The Eminem Show

In a nutshell, the major problem with The Eminem Show is that its content, which relies heavily on shock value, does not shock us anymore.


Cornershop: Handcream for a Generation

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Laurie Anderson: Live in New York

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Windtalkers (2002)

Though it might be argued that Nicolas Cage roaring and contorting in slow motion makes for good action cinema, it's hardly the basis for a thoughtful interrogation of how war works, how it shatters (or otherwise forever changes) participants, and reinforces systemic racism.


Sade (2000)

The Marquis de Sade, dedicated family man.


Scooby Doo (2002)

The main problem here is the script, or the lack thereof.


The Steamroller and the Violin (1960/2002)

Truly, a genius on his way to being discovered lies within this sweet film.


Black Hawk Down (2001)

An action movie dressed up like an art film, 'Black Hawk Down' is not about betrayal or anger, but heroism and patriotic fervor.


The Bourne Identity (2002)

The CIA here is an intensely low-down, sinister, and duplicitous organization.


Wednesday, June 12 2002

Marques Wyatt: For Those Who Like to Get Down

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Traffic: Welcome to the Canteen

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Múm: Finally We Are No One

Mainly the quartet makes the kind of music that you might expect fairies to make.


Rachelle Ferrell: Live in Montreux 91-97

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DJ Shadow: The Private Press

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