2005 was a watershed year with regard to how pop lyrics have enlightened us about the differences between men and women. Here are the highlights.
No school like the old school...
Marley’s Ghost is certainly one of those rare gems that don’t have the following or distribution they deserve.
30 Seconds to Mars is the brainchild of Jared Leto; another Hollywood actor that wants to be a rockstar. But wait, this is their second album, so they can’t be that bad. Right?
On January 17, Amy Lavere's Debut album, This World Is Not My Home will hit the shelves.
Lindsay Lohan grapples with her dad abandoning her in the soapy "Confessions Of A Broken Heart (Daughter To Father)."
The Kingsbury Manx never strum a single misplaced chord or sing even one ill-advised note.
This album sounds silly and odd at first but gets better upon further listening.
Exotic Latin American locales and a compelling performance from John Leguizamo can't quite overcome this thriller's sluggish story.
An analysis of the 1933 original.
Slice for slice, here's this Season's "Great 8".
Why every single major film critic got it wrong.
An R-rated gore-fest full of nothing more than cheap scares and T&A.
The Serenity universe is dusty and messy, peopled by thieves, prostitutes, suck-ups, disgruntled veterans, and garden variety assholes.
Miami Vice's second season represented the apex of 1980s' pop culture. And it's now out on pristine DVD.
It started out as an off-Broadway musical...
A book of trivia, with attitude.
A beautiful book that captures the visual majesty of the film.
Tragedy and loss are powerfully portrayed in this novel about a father's desire to instill a legacy in his sons.
Here are two recommendations for a literary place to stand while your world moves.
I hate to admit to being vain at all because it has so many and only negative qualities that one thinks
Part 2: Rushed? Still have gifts to buy? Save time, money and hassle - bake presents this year.
It's hard to capture the moment of any given moment in a single snapshot, and yet this shot, to me, captures everything about my most recent foray to NYC.
Are you supporting an Evil company? Shame, shame!
If King Kong were ever in Florida's St. Petersburg area, this is the condo he would choose to climb.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for December 20, 2005
New details on Jeffrey MacDonald murders. Yawn. Congress finally dealing with murdered Americans on cruise ships, in foreign countries.
Mexico's President, Vicente Fox, has called American plans to extend the security fence along the Mexican border, "Shameful." According to BBC News, Fox condemned the proposal saying it is too focused on securing the border and does not acknowledge the "enormous contribution" that Mexican workers make to the US economy. Perhaps Presidente Fox has a point.
President Bush has pulled one too many tricks. Time to send this man packing back to Texas.
New Yorkers depend on mass transit; the buses and subways are the life blood of the city.
President Bush claims the domestic scandal hurts national secuirty. Really, it's his own job security at stake.
When two organizations clutch their greed tight and fail to work together, the metropolis they serve shall suffer.
Don't be surprised if the televangelist soon predicts disaster will strike scientists who believe in evolution.
FISA warrants can be issued 72 hours after surveillance is completed.
Project: Snowblind began life as a title that existed in the Deus Ex franchise, but has turned into something different.
Video game boobs need tweaking.
Batman Begins - a good game? It was bound to happen someday...
Laura Quinn's boyfriend is ready to tackle her brother, the quarterback for Notre Dame. Not weird at all!
Going over seven potential NBA guards that are sophomores.
One teensy comment in the far reaches of the blogosphere prompts a Detroit Tiger's father to respond.
It's Tuesday, so it's time for Subject2Discussion, this week with Eric Berlin!
Want to give something sweet to your sweetie? Here are some random notes from a workshop on candy-making given by professional chefs.
The continued refusal to allow for voices of dissent to be heard, and for contrasting opinions to be held, does not make for a healthy society