DAVID SOLWAY: BOMBAST AND THE BOMB
- LETTING IRAN GO NUCLEAR
Why is the wimpish West laying the
ground for a 'second coming?'
21ST CENTURY SEXUALITY by Cynthia
The semiotics of sex and desire
-- "the whole world is watching."
SHOOTING NELSON MANDELA by Shahidul
Nervous, awestruck photographer
gets to meet Madiba, his hero.
AS YOU 'LIKE' IT by Howard Richler
The contemporary use of the word
'like' is 'like' a good thing. Thus spake Howard.
THE MUSIC DOES NOT REMAIN THE SAME
by Ramin Sadighi and Sohrab Mahdavi
Can western music foment revolution
in Iran? Is it "gonna be alright?"
ALWAYS ON SONTAG by Yahia Lababidi
"An imaginative substitute for
the intolerable imperfections of things as they are." Thus
was Susan Sontag.
MEKONG DELTA BLUES by Michael Richardson
Damned if you do -- dammed if you
SIX DEGREES OF JAZZ
Sandals and starlight, cocktails
and satellites is Brazil's new voice -- Luciana Souza.
BLOOD RIVER reviewed by Sylvain
Fear and trembling revealed in existential
MY GYPSY WIFE TONIGHT by Robert
Submits the gypsy and his disparaged
way of life as a credible antidote to the malaises of modernity.
CRYPTIC reviewed by Sylvain Richard
Your unhappy older self tries to
convince your younger self to do things differently. A science
OWEN YORK: SPARK IN THE NIGHT by
Portrait of an artist answering
his existential night.