The South was distinct until the recent past. Before that it was a rebellious and enslaving. What now?
A nation’s creative community is a reflection of its collective consciousness. It is about time that it got some official support.
I can get in touch with my feelings, understand my anger, and crack them over the head with my cane. Remember, I'm sensitive about things like that.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for December 03, 2005
Wherein Charlie Hustle saves the day.
The football is hot this English wintertime weekend. Star games include Liverpool-Wigan, Bolton-Arsenal, and a grieving Manchester United versus Portsmouth.
When did marijuana become the new alcohol?
A treasure-trove of curios spotlighting the 2005 National Book Award winner, speaking volumes about the voluminous Vollman oeuvre.
A tale of misery and imagination from a post-modern curmudgeon. Get warm and fuzzy somewhere else.
How Conservatives Used New and Alternative Media to Take Power
The ending of this movie has been subject to much discussion...it encourages the viewer to explore different scenarios.
Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda boasts a split personality and has some interesting storytelling technique.
Passionate performances from Phoenix, Witherspoon light up the screen in Johnny Cash biopic.
I must be going through sterile, ultra-violent, post-apocalyptic sci-fi film fatigue. Serenity is more enjoyable.
I think that following up on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was a bigger task than anticipated.
These are crazy characters we want to spend time with, and the emotional journey of father and son is a trip worth taking.
This game wasn't what I expected.
This was fun on the PC. What happened to this port? We'll never know.
Let's all face reality, and admit that the economy is booming...
Ork is the only place where the president has 80% approval, there and among voters in a persistently vegetative state.
Yet if you burned a copy of the First Amendment onto a 2x4 and then smacked Mayor Dumbass in the head with it, YOU would be considered the bad guy.
Acoustic folk for Christmas. A pleasant change of pace.
Fumo Verde tunes in and turns on this collection of '60s Rock Icons from The Dick Cavett Show
Belinda Carlisle is in love with an angel in the nostalgic "I Feel The Magic."
"It might just be a lunatic you're looking for" is a decent line of song, but that arrangement and performance is the wussiest attempt at rock and roll lunacy in recorded history.
Tom Bailey distrusts his girlfriend in the imaginative "Lies."
Then again, the Flaming Lips singing about Sponge Bob strikes me as really deep.