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Sex, Drugs, and Honey Nut Cheerios

Nelly on Cheerios is a deconstructionist’s dream: full of sweet contradictory goodness.

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It Was Only Yesterday L.A. Went Up in Flames

Langston Hughes’ proverbial California raisin in the sun exploded to a funky beat. I stared blankly past the familiar storefronts, into a world I could barely grasp. How civil a society was it that my daughter was about to join?

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Nelly: Brass Knuckles

Nelly takes a turn toward a more hard-edged sound and somehow manages to not completely destroy the aesthetic that's made him so famous.

Music

Nelly: Sweatsuit

Nelly cuts the fat from last year's bloated double disc set, and somehow ends up with something almost as bad.

Mike Schiller
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The Longest Yard: Widescreen Collector's Edition (2005)

Given the prison's largely nonwhite population, Paul's friendship with Caretaker (Chris Rock) is invaluable in assembling the team.

Cynthia Fuchs
Film

The Longest Yard (2005)

Sandler is resolutely unriled, whether abused by guards, the warden, or his own teammates, which makes him a decidedly peculiar action comedy hero.

Cynthia Fuchs
Film

Snipes (2001)

As Erik puts it, he has 'business to take care of.' That business is hip-hop.

Cynthia Fuchs
Music

Nelly: Nellyville

Wayne Franklin

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