Let the end of year list-o-mania begin: this Rhapsody playlist includes my picks for 2004's top albums.
"Turn it up loud, captain!"
In which Ali Farka Touré and Fula Flute help Johno discover that Africa is a state of mind.
A blast from the past AND the present.
Listen to a song from every Rush album released since 1974 to hear the band's evolution.
Love is love is love....
Like Nancy Kress' brilliant and challenging Beggars in Spain, Crossfire explores how people relate to the "other" in their midst.
Every time I found something I really liked, I found something soon after that balanced the equation again.
On Malcolm Bradbury's sublime social satire, Eating People Is Wrong: university farce, rich observations and reluctant cannibals?
But, today the saga of the hunter who shot eight people took an unexpected turn.
Film Threat, a great magazine, has released its 2004 "Frigid 50", the anti-"Power List" that magazines like Entertainment Weekly have made an annoying habit of publishing.
Teenagers beating themselves stinking with wood and glass. Is Pokemon THAT bad?
Freaky nonsense afoot! Also, a couple sisters, and a tale involving them.
Think 24 meets Groundhog Day, and delivers The Butterfly Effect
Britain needs immigration-asylum reform, but not at the expense of ignorance and racism.
The error is a minor one, in my opinion.
Both Powell and Rice have benefitted from conservative affirmative action throughout their careers.
Too often starved for quality content, today's Boston Globe has 3 outstanding pieces.
100 Industrial-Strength Tips & Tools
Eternal life may be changing from a death-defying fantasy to something more mundane, as this new book reveals...
Reason #183 why I'm an animal-lover...