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Slug loves Christina Ricci

by Tom Horgen
Published September 19, 2002
Murs and Slug: Felt: A Tribute to Christina Ricci (Rhymesayers/Access Hip hop)

Smiles, but no laughs

by Amy Danielson
Published September 12, 2002

Until this past season's production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the Outward Spiral Theater Company seemed to be in decline. This 6-year-old company had a string of non-hits, including David's Redhaired...

Eclecticism now!

by Brianna Riplinger
Published September 12, 2002

You're probably familiar with the Behind the Music my-manager-robbed-me-blind story. A promising young ñ yet naïve ñ musician signs a shady contract on the hood of a car without reading it. Fast...

Turn the Beat Around

by Keri Carlson
Published September 12, 2002

The moment Ted Koppel announced that Nightline would be exploring the cultural phenomenon the kids call rap, the music's normally irresistible head-boppin' beats vanished. It is the same way that too much...

Skating rink soul from Erik Appelwick

by Lyndsey Thomas
Published September 12, 2002

There is plenty of the usual, boring background stuff that Erik Appelwick is sick of talking about. But there are also plenty of Minnesotans who don't know his music. Once he was convinced that the basic...

Greyhound blues

by Max Sparber
Published September 12, 2002

There is something about Aaron Cometbus that makes it seem as though he is writing the story of your life. A recent City Pages review of a new compilation of Cometbus's self-titled zine began with the...

Wild Manchester nights

by Niels Strandskov
Published September 12, 2002

As an account of the transformation of England's most notorious industrial wasteland into a global dance music mecca, Michael Winterbottom's 24 Hour Party People is far from exhaustive. Although billed...

No god, no master

by Niels Strandskov
Published September 12, 2002

It is difficult to watch Siddhartha in 2002, given that in the 30 years since its release, the central myth of the movie ñ that of a seeker of spiritual understanding ñ has gone from hot new idea to...

Better Living through Kung Fu

by Nathan Hall
Published September 5, 2002

In what genre of film might you see a 900-year-old man pulling a gravity defying ship made entirely out of ancient virgin's skulls? Further, in what genre of films would he pull the ghost ship with his...

Dull Dot Net Backslash Yawn

by Niels Strandskov
Published September 5, 2002
A glum Stephen Dorf hunts for horror in the supremely unimaginative Fear Dot Com

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