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Foxified Culture: Incurable Optimist Michael J. Fox

How can I start an honest discussion about what Fox has meant to me? How can I pull him apart from my 28 years of experience in this world?

Books

We Did Porn by Zak Smith

Unfortunately, as readers will find out, there are no excuses in porn, short of a plane crash on your way to another movie.

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Books

A Short History of Women by Kate Walbert

This masterfully crosses continents and timelines, weaving together a genealogical tapestry that chronicles five generations of women.

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How Sex Works by Sharon Moalem

Moalem writes about intercourse and sexuality in a candid, inviting way for a change, bridging the gap between the scientist and the layperson, reinvigorating the learning process (and the bedroom) once again.

Comics

Sunny Side Down by Lev Yilmaz

Image existentialists collaborating about the birth of a cartoonist, his adolescence, and his fruitless journey to rationalize his mediocre life.

Film

To Kill the Sunflower: An Interview with Cory McAbee

Space is a lonely town, but there's only room for one song-and-dance sheriff in these parts, and his name is Cory McAbee, writer and director of the new space-western musical Stingray Sam.

Books

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower

This debut story collection paralyzes with its unflinching take on remorse and the future's uncertainty, with stories as believable and as haunting as the epigraphs chiseled into tombstones.

Internet

Beautiful Agony: The New Naked

Why are we so afraid of the word "pornography"? How come we hesitate to call something beautiful and so real that it borders on the metaphysical pornographic?

Technology

Beautiful Agony: The New Naked

Erotica website Beautiful Agony continues to revolutionize how both men and women approach sex and intimacy by revealing individual facial expressions of real, vulnerable human beings orgasming.

Music

Hearts in Exile: An Interview with H2D Founder Chuck Warner

Hyped to Death founder Chuck Warner chats about the seductive siren song of obscure '80s post-punk and underground no-wave that sold maybe 500 albums or 250 singles or even ten tapes before fading into musical oblivion.

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Music

Hearts in Exile: An Interview with H2D Founder Chuck Warner

Hyped to Death founder Chuck Warner chats about the seductive siren song of obscure '80s post-punk and underground no-wave that sold maybe 500 albums or 250 singles or even ten tapes before fading into musical oblivion.

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Books

Couch by Benjamin Parzybok

An admirable attempt to rationalize magic within our modern computer geek era.

Books

Zombie Movies by Glenn Kay

Film buff Glenn Kay traces the thrilling Hollywood rise, fall, and resurrection of the undead from the grave to the big screen.

Books

Ask a Ninja Presents The Ninja Handbook

Proceed with caution, dear reader. Even this book review may be lethal to those with heart conditions or other congenital diseases.

Books

New Stories from the South 2008: The Year's Best

Flannery O'Conner's hauntingly gothic South meets the modern American search for meaning in yet another superb edition of this series.

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Books

The Indie Band Survival Guide by Chertkow & Feehan

Yet another music biz book that confuses the DIY tradition by promising buckaroos and pop sensation status.

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Reviews

Stargate: Continuum

Got Goa'uld? System Lords fussing with the timeline? Call SG-1 for all your pesky evil villain extractions and temporal needs!

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Reviews

Stargate: The Ark of Truth

Not since Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling has a single account been so influential to our modern theological crisis of faith.

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Books

Later, at the Bar by Rebecca Barry

Reminiscent of Hemingway and Carver, Barry's authentic sentences never waste a single word, nor sugarcoat the harsh experience of rural relationships.

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Jenny * the Jaws of Life

Reader Beware: Willett's collection may induce uncontrollable laughter followed by serious bouts of petrifying and inescapable doom.

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Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet by Joanne Proulx

Proulx's characters devolve into lifeless suburbanites who play out their mechanical, predictable existences with all the stilted dialogue and stereotypical reactions of crash test dummies.

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