Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World

Paul Theroux's 'Deep South' Takes Us Inside America's Third World

By Chris Barsanti

After a career spent traveling the world, Paul Theroux makes a revelatory journey through the blighted, wounded, struggling, well-armed, and resilient small towns of the American South. 3 Sep 2015 // 2:05 AM

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6 Mar 2014 // 3:02 AM

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Bill Pritchard: A Trip to the Coast

Thoughtful, high-quality, guitar pop.

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It’s just a shame that the vocals don’t always quite match the effort of the musicianship.

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Bittersweet Symphony: “Daredevil #36”

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One comes away from Don Drummond with a clearer sense of who the man was and why he is considered by many to be the best musician so few people have ever heard of.

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‘Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze’, an Old School Game with a New School Feel

The original Donkey Kong is a difficult game. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is ruthlessly difficult.

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‘The Venture Bros. Season Five’ Is Super Sciencetastic

Not every question is answered, not every cliffhanger makes immediate sense, but after five seasons the creators of The Venture Bros. have earned fan trust enough to keep this the best show on TV.

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This classic dark, enchanting, eyebrow raising tale from Finland, wherein talking animals are swiftly slaughtered, can be a bit of a challenge, but it's never boring.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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