Trolling the Man of Steel: Superman #41

Trolling the Man of Steel: Superman #41

By Jack Fisher

Superman #41 feels less like a blockbuster movie and more like a teaser trailer. 30 Jun 2015 // 10:01 AM

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Korea Is Making World Domination Cool Again (and Family-friendly, Too)

The Birth of Korean Cool is a thoroughly researched and engaging account of the rise and spread of the Korean pop culture phenomenon.

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Joyous Cadre of Cinematic Excrement: ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXX’

There are good MST3K box sets, and then there are great MST3K box sets. The difference? All the Jack Palance jokes you could ever hope for.

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Spoon: They Want My Soul

They Want My Soul reminds that us Spoon's consistency isn't something we should take for granted.

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4 Aug 2014 // 2:05 AM

Arkells: High Noon

Arkells seem to exist solely on a plateau of their own, and that's what makes them so darn special.

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Denny Zeitlin: Stairway to the Stars

Explorations for jazz trio — traditional and yet now quite so, which is where this artist lives.

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This is a good enough read, but it doesn't find the right balance between sensationalism and criticism.

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Various Artists: Red Hot + Bach

Red Hot + Bach can be intoxicatingly musical. It can also be the direct opposite.

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4 Aug 2014 // 2:02 AM

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This is a delicate texture suspended between a colourful rendition of the rigors of contemporary music and ambient pop that somehow manages to retain a playful tone, slightly clouded by a few melancholic lines.

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‘The Kill Team’: When is War Murder?

What The Kill Team goes on to do is utterly unnerving: it draws connections between the poised interviewee and the soldier in country, between one young man's different times and places, his stories and his circumstances.

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1 Aug 2014 // 12:30 PM

The Delines: Colfax

Excellent neon country-soul.

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Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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