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Latest CD reviews [ view all ]

The labyrinth scored for 11 different cats

review by Ian Simmons

A medieval penitential labyrinth interpreted in purrs. Very high concept.

Skullflower

review by Ian Simmons

Experimental drone metal, apparently.

Victrola favourites

review by Ian Simmons

Misogyny, yodelling and songs about pigs - unmissable

Rosemarie

review by Ian Simmons

Break out the patchouli, guys...

Revolutions

review by Douglas Messerli

Almodóvar's Volver is a kind of 'revolution' is several senses.

Latest book reviews [ view all ]

Pseudoscience fiction in Louis Armandís Cairo

review by Jim Chaffee

"The novel itself is a new genre, a sort of horror that I believe might be called pseudoscience fiction, this one rooted in alien technology and ancient astronaut beliefs linked to ancient Egypt."

Clueless in Laboe

review by Jim Chaffee

Beyond brown and bubbly

review by Jim Chaffee

Reading Louis Armandís Breakfast at Midnight

A sickness called America - Thor Garciaís The News Clown

review by Jim Chaffee

"Thorís coming of age is not set against an adolescent nation establishing borders or growing through hard times to become a major power, but rather against a decaying and degenerate nation populated with inbred, narcissistic adolescents long past their second decades."

The Gospel of Wealth: towards a new generation of American consumership

review by Jim Chaffee

A review of Economics and Finance for the American Way of Life

Latest film reviews [ view all ]

A life made of moments

review by Douglas Messerli

Richard Linklaterís Boyhood, in many respects, is unlike any previous film.

A question of silence

review by Seamus Sweeney

Berberian Sound Studio and The Numbers Station both use silence to communicate

Surviving through suicide

review by Douglas Messerli

Richard Ayoade's The Double may not be truly great, but at least it attempts to tackle the big issues

A sound in the night

review by Douglas Messerli

Eastwood's film Jersey Boys is likeable but not very profound

A sound in the night

review by Douglas Messerli

Clint Eastwood's film about The Four Seasons is likeable but but not very profound.