NOAM CHOMSKY on Collateral Language
How are we to find our way -- 'among
the garbage and the flowers' -- through language meant to induce
conformity and subordination?
The NUDES of photographer ALEX
The shy and slender-is-the-night
Helen Yagi likes herself more than ever. You
POP DIVAS, PANTYDOM AND 3-CHORD DITTIES
by Aaron Wherry
All is Phair in marketing. Jewel
and Liz Phair make the case that cleavage is leverage in the
competitive world of pop music.
ROBERT J. LEWIS: Guitars, Gonads
and Groupies Are Wild
Acknowledging the groupie within
will put you on the fast track to self-hood: men included.
KJ DOUGHTON reviews THE MAGDALENE
SISTERS directed by Peter Mullan
No raves but raving mad was the
Vatican response. A grim film of small crimes and disproportionate
punishment -- and Nuns gone bad.
Eric Ormsby reviews DAVID SOLWAY'S
RANDOM WALKS: Essays in Elective Criticism
"Textual representation of the
world has increasingly come to resemble the voyeuristic experience
of reprographic fellatio."
ANNE SIMPSON: 7 Small Poems
"After a while Sisyphus began
to love the rock. He loved the hill. He could feel himself between
SIX DEGREES OF BLUES Emanuel Pordes
Scintillating blues-jazz guitarist
Derek Trucks jams it up with Solomon Burke.
NOAMI KLEIN reviews Letters to
a Young Activist by Todd Gitlin
Look back in anger: a 60s activist
finds himself on the 'right' side of the anti-globalization
The art of LYNE BASTIEN by Marissa
Consiglieri de Chackal
Bridging the gap between religious ecstasy
and 'the feminine mystique', this artist doesn't mince her colors.