The Ongoing Conversation of Gender and Sexuality

The Ongoing Conversation of Gender and Sexuality

By Sarah Boslaugh

Dutch author Maxim Februari's The Making of a Man is an interesting, if sometimes frustrating, contribution to discussions of gender and sexuality. 27 May 2015 // 6:16 AM

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//Recent Reviews

13 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

Need For Speed: Shift

You can drive as messily or cautiously as you want, and the game will reward you. It goes a long way toward making the game feel like your racing experience.

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Erin McKeown: Hundreds of Lions

Hundreds of Lions has teeth (and, at times, too many).

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Various Artists: It Crawled from the Basement: The Green Monkey Records Anthology

Ignore the best of this double dose of forty-seven pre-grunge charms at your aesthetic peril.

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Like a Stuntman: Original Bedouin Culture

By varying their gait and direction, Germany's Like a Stuntman have created a patient, entertaining, and ultimately distinctive album.

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13 Oct 2009 // 8:59 PM

Wuthering Heights

Moody, dark Yorkshire moors and overwrought hysterical performances are delivered in this adaptation of Emily Bronte's beloved classic.

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13 Oct 2009 // 8:59 PM

Brownout: Aguilas and Cobras

The funk side of things swells, and a new sound, psych, makes an entrance, bringing with it fresh guitars and a river of violins to cushion the alertness of the Latin trumpets and percussion.

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Various Artists: My Favorite Things Vol. 2

Happy fifth anniversary, Mule Electronic. This typically moody collection of previously unreleased deep house commemorates the occasion.

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The Everyday Visuals: The Everyday Visuals

Sublime is the word for the Everyday Visuals' sound, as it takes human voices plus the wood and wire of instruments and turns them into a thick vapor.

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13 Oct 2009 // 8:56 PM

Rob Murat: So Much To Say

Soulful, multi-talented Rob Murat has some more work to do before winning over a more diverse crowd, but that doesn't mean you should pass on playing his debut, So Much To Say.

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13 Oct 2009 // 3:00 AM

Frontline: Obamas War

Beyond daily and continually mutating concerns in Afghanistan, the intelligent and unsettling Obama's War looks at big-picture questions.

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//Mixed media

Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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