Minority Report

Shelton Hull (aka Archibald Bobo) has been writing professionally since 1995. He also does the column “Money Jungle” for FolioWeekly (Jacksonville). His work has appeared in places like Section 8 Magazine, Movement, CounterPunch, Lew Rockwell.com and the Florida Times-Union. He was a 2002 Fellow at the Academy of Alternative Journalism, AAN/Northwestern University. He works for himself.

Bulletproof Bitches

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Shelton Hull hails the rise of women in positions of power throughout the world - laying odds that Aung San Suu Kyi and Benazir Bhutto will be the ones to watch in 2008.

Monaural Masters

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Charles Mingus stood tall as an oak tree and played an upright bass made of the blackest ebony. Maybe not, but Shelton hull provides proof why the man remains a legend to this day.

Django Reinhardt in 1947

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Shelton Hull looks back at the works of Django on electric guitar, along the way wondering why this material hasn’t been collected in a boxed set and what Charlie Parker would have thought of it.

Hinting at Hitler

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Shelton Hull is captivated by Norman Mailer’s latest novel, a study of Hitler’s early life or more succinctly, the evolution of evil within the human soul.

Pink Kangol Mafia?

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Violence against women is on the rise, no one is lifting a finger to stop it. Shelton Hull sees a “pink kangol mafia” in the near future, with women taking care of their own.

Max Volume, Max Intensity

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Shelton Hull is awed by Mosaic’s exhaustive new Max Roach box set, and how it lovingly excavates and elevates the drumming titan’s dizzying 1950s output to its proper place amongst the greats.

Say Goodbye to the Bad Guy

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As Saddam Hussein swung from the gallows today, Shelton Hull found that it placed a question mark, and not a period, at the end of the dictator’s grim legacy.

Black Like Them

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Shelton Hull puts on his media critic hat to review DVD documentaries on Rastafari women and the Black Panther Party, while taking in Kool Keith’s recent TRL performance all in one sitting.

Pictures of People, Prone.

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Digital and independent media have made the struggle between Israel and Hezbollah the most graphically detailed conflict of recent years. But, argues Shelton Hull , it is more important than ever that we not be desensitized by the flood of violent images still coming in every day.

Digital Jihad

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Shelton Hull assesses the grim future of assymetrical warfare, where the cell phone has become a crucial weapon for would-be terrorists. What does this development hold for the United States?

Nuclear Options

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Shelton Hull sees dire consequences resulting from our Administration’s rumblings about war with Iran, both at home and abroad. Here’s the real deal.

Austin 3:16 Says…

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Shelton Hull faces off with former Jacksonville mayor Ed Austin, for a look at local politics past, present and future. Unfortunately there will be no beer drinkin’ nor Stone Cold Stunners.

Troy Lukkarila

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False teeth, old neckies, Celine Dion stalkers. Shelton Hull finds the method behind the madness of Jacksonville musician Troy Lukkarila.

Ear Conditioning

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Shelton Hull falls for the swampy charms of upstart Jacksonville outfit New Southern Gothic. And it sounds like he’s not alone.

The Ultimate Nullifier

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Shelton Hull recaps the tragic and uncertain story of kidnapped foreign correspondent Jill Carroll, and hopes he’s not writing her obituary.

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