Monday, November 25, 2002
Josie and the Pussycats

Josie and the Pussycats

Josie the Radical

Consumerism is a plot—and Josie knows who’s behind it.

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Sunday, November 24, 2002
Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Interchangeable People

Were the backup singers of Motowns glory days just interchangeable parts or assembly line workers?

By aaron belz :::
Saturday, November 23, 2002
Eminem, looking righteous in 8 Mile

8 Mile

The Right Rabbit

Eminem stars as Jesus Christ, King of the Jews, in a movie that’s all about being righteous.

By Matthew Kirby :::

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Book cover of Walker Percy's the Moviegoer at FiftyWalker Percy’s The Moviegoer at Fifty: New Takes on an Iconic American Novel has just been released from LSU Press. This well-received collection of twelve new essays includes a contribution from Jonathan Potter and Read Mercer Schuchardt revisiting “The Moviegoer’s Cinematic References.”

This is the first critical work devoted solely to Percy’s debut novel. Coinciding with the centenary of his birth, this collection offers fresh perspectives that underscore the novel’s ongoing relevance.

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