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 Motown’s glory days just interchangeable parts or assembly line workers?

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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.

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