Welcome back, Vashti. We need you, now more than ever.
Sherry Frasier's brooding vocals and topical subjects will be well received by fans of Portishead or Sleater-Kinney.
From Working Class Dog to Rock of Life, Rick Springfield helped define the '80s.
It was good to see a crowd of metal kids and hardcore kids having a good time together and digging each other's music...
"Damn, here I am on the Internet and I've got so much crap to do!"
Simply put, this is great rock and roll -- simple hard-driving music, down to earth lyrics, and a solid beat.
There is a spareness to his tales that belies the depths to which Eddy Lawrence reaches into the human spirit.
I used to sport a mullet, too.
Sept. 12 new releases - holy crap, the day that destroyed your music budget!
Apparently, Mr. Knight likes to get a tight grip on the ladies he dances with.
Sure, I'm late on the report, but I had to properly absorb the Robin Trower experience before I could put it into words.
This is a hard-hitting album that's one of the best of the year.
...with the ability to play flute, clarinet, keyboard, and three kinds of sax, and play them very well indeed.
Being their own boss has brought their music genius to a new level.
A must for the true fan of The Monkees or of television and music history.
Heavy, unrelenting and unremorseful.
A thought-provoking album that reflects the worlds around you and inside you.
A two-weeks late look back at the 2006 MTV VMAs, from a notoriously slow-writing indie rock enthusiast.
A talented composer, Kosak is also a skilled player with a sound that brings to mind a young Chet Atkins.
Some journeys are spontaneous in origin and this was one of them.
To quote Robert Smith, "Hey, hey hey!!!/ Yes I like it a lot."
The Greatest Game? Maybe. The Greatest Movie? Not so much.
The Covenant of Former Child Stars.
James Frey and Jonathan Karr are starting to look more credible in my mind than Barbara Walters.
This week, Han shoots first.
A beautiful tale held back by a slight lack of early focus.
Is Miike going soft?
The Simpsons have been going for eighteen seasons and it seems like they could go for eighteen more.
No need to wait. Start your Oscar handicapping now.
The French show Hollywood how it’s done with this "unofficial" remake of Escape from New York.
The countdown is on. Who will Supernova chose and what will be the ramifications of their choice?
Frazier has created a smart, independent woman in a solid mystery that should appeal to a wide range of readers.
Bryson's books exist in that rarefied atmosphere reserved for wildly successful and popular writers of travel memoirs.
Newitz breathes new life into the dead of film and literature.
This novel celebrates and explores the multicultural American South. It's a wonderful study in human character.
He can move around the pocket. He has an accurate arm. He can throw the deep ball and make the proper reads. And he can win.
The 27-year-old lefthander took this team running out of gas, got out of the car, and began pushing.
Our leaders act as though "terrorism" is a word they created and they don't hesitate to use it whenever a diversion is needed.
A liberal wouldn't have abandoned Afghanistan just when we had bin Laden in our sights.
Be like the promontory against which the waves continually break, but it stands firm and tames the fury of the water around it. - M. Aurelius
Big-box retailers gain an initial victory, but a possible veto override is still pending.
Succumbing to fear and allowing it to dictate one's decisions and actions is to give power to the fear and those who promote it.
He who defines the terms can adjust reality.
It's showtime! But what tricks do Steve Jobs and Apple have up their sleeves for this holiday season?
Apple announced three new iPods, iTunes 7, and NFL games to go!
There's some great web-based television going on, but not much critical scrutiny to help guide us on our way. Here's a brief overview.
The decision to restrict the webisodes to the US has annoyed international fans.
The world was waiting with bated breath.
Mishri Mor is an off-the-beaten path bus stop that provides a fusion of the latest rural music trends in Central Punjab.
NFL, college football, and The Duke is our Band of the Week...
Dear Elsa, I have this continuous pattern at work that is driving my crazy.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for September 12, 2006
Taking an old saw to task.
A noirish thriller that grabs you by the emotional jugular and doesn't let go for a second.