Tag: Vietnam

Dogfight

Dogfight

Archikulture Digest

A cruel prank turns into a happy love story when a fresh Marine survives Vietnam and becomes an adult.

Hair

Hair

Archikulture Digest

Boundaries get pushed to the limit in this revival of the classic hippie musical from 1967.

The Sonics

The Sonics

Event Reviews

Many have called them the first punk band. Others insist they were the first “grunge” act. Regardless of their place in rock’s family tree, The Sonics’ influence has reached as far as Nirvana and The White Stripes. Recently reunited after 40 years apart, New Year’s Eve found The Sonics playing a homecoming show. Steve Stav was there to capture all their furious glory.

The Gay Deceivers

The Gay Deceivers

Screen Reviews

Two friends avoid the draft in Vietnam by pretending to be gay, all while fending off the advances of their landlord and a nosy Mr. Furleyesque draft board member, in this late 60s comedy. Scott Adams is drafted into watching this for us. Sadly, no deferments here!

American Spy

American Spy

Print Reviews

Shelton Hull is surprised by the candor- and relative lack of gaps and redactions- in this posthumous autobiography of shadowy CIA man and Watergate plumber E. Howard Hunt.

The Lemonheads

The Lemonheads

Event Reviews

Continuing on with the “flashback to her high school years” week of concerts, Jen Cray decided to check out the opening night of The Lemonheads’ tour.

Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July

Print Reviews

Perhaps the most tragic part about our wars du jour is their mind-numbing reiteration of the same old costly lessons. A new edition of Ron Kovic’s Born on the Fourth of July pulls Tom “Tearaway” Schulte down the Jacob’s ladder of war’s human impact . . . again.

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Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight

Screen Reviews

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Sirens

Sirens

Screen Reviews

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