Tag: George Bush

Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life

Print Reviews

Author, critic, and self-confessed “drooling fanatic” Steve Almond’s latest rock and roll offering has a little something for fans and “fanatics” everywhere. Christopher Long shares the adoration.

Fahrenheit 9/11

Screen Reviews

For weeks, the media has been awash in the tide for and against Michael Moore’s latest bombshell – Fahrenheit 9/11, which among other things investigates connection between the Bush and bin Laden families. James Mann explains why it is about more than your politics.

Fahrenheit 9/11

Screen Reviews

Fahrenheit 9/11,directed by Michael Moore,starring George Bush, and a bunch of lying warmongers. ,James Mann,Fahrenheit 9/11,directed by Michael Moore,starring George Bush, and a bunch of lying warmongers. ,James Mann

I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In The House

Interviews

I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In The House has been raising eyebrows this summer with their gutsy new disc and phenomenal live show. Frontman Mike Damron takes on Charlton Heston, Courtney Taylor, George Bush and much, much more in a no-punches-pulled interview with Steve Stav.

Distorted Morality

Screen Reviews

Noam Chomsky’s name is bound to raise hackles on the right and tears of joy on the left. His actual views aren’t as easy to pigeonhole, as James Mann attests.

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

Print Reviews

“Step right up! America is for sale!” Greg Palast shows us how the powers that be got that way. It ain’t pretty. James Mann reviews The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

Kick-Start the Angry Millennium!

Angry Ink

Belated thoughts on the presidential election and about 50 million cd reviews, it must be the return of David Lee Beowulf, fighting fit and Angry Ink.

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Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco

Event Reviews

This fall, Ani DiFranco brought new Righteous Babe labelmate Kristen Ford to Iowa City, where Jeremy Glazier enjoyed an incredible evening of artistry.

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ian Hunter

Garage Sale Vinyl: Ian Hunter

Garage Sale Vinyl

This week Christopher Long grabs a bag of bargain vinyl from a flea market in Mount Dora, Florida — including You’re Never Alone with a Schizophrenic, the classic 1979 LP from Ian Hunter.

Archive Archaeology

Archive Archaeology

Archive Archaeology

Bob Pomeroy gets into four Radio Rarities from producer Zev Feldman for Record Store Day with great jazz recordings from Wes Montgomery, Les McCann, Cal Tjader, and Ahmad Jamal.

Archive Archaeology: Phil Alvin

Archive Archaeology: Phil Alvin

Archive Archaeology

Bob Pomeroy digs into Un “Sung Stories” (1986, Liberation Hall), Blasters’ frontman Phil Alvin’s American Roots collaboration with Sun Ra and his Arkestra, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and New Orleans saxman Lee Allen.

A Darker Shade of Noir

A Darker Shade of Noir

Print Reviews

Roi J. Tamkin reviews A Darker Shade of Noir, fifteen new stories from women writers completely familiar with the horrors of owning a body in a patriarchal society, edited by Joyce Carol Oates.

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Time

Garage Sale Vinyl: The Time

Garage Sale Vinyl

Feeling funky this week, Christopher Long gets his groove on while discovering a well-cared-for used vinyl copy of one of his all-time R&B faves: Ice Cream Castle, the classic 1984 LP from The Time, for just a couple of bucks.

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir

Interviews

During AFI Fest 2023, Lily and Generoso interviewed director Lkhagvadulam Purev-Ochir, whose impressive debut feature, City of Wind, carefully examines the juxtaposition between the identity of place and tradition against the powers of modernity in contemporary Mongolia.