Friedrich Nietzsche

  • Culture

    March 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Snapple Press Release Is Stupid. I Am Sad/Angry.

    Plano's Dr Pepper Snapple Group sent us a press release today because they had nothing to say. No, really. This is their new marketing push. Celebrate nothing, because nothing is better than Snapple. Philosophically, this is a confusing proposition at best. While the press release steers clear of De ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2012
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    February 29, 2012

    Grimes Is Very Comfortable Being a Cyborg, Thanks

    On "Circumambient," a track from 23-year-old Claire Boucher's latest album, Visions, she sings, "Oh baby I can't say/That everything is OK/Cause I have problems/And I don't know how to solve them." The Montreal musician's third full length and first for 4AD navigates body and mind in order to solve ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 1, 2010
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    February 26, 2009
  • News

    May 3, 2007

    God in the Details

    For a quarter-century Roy Abraham Varghese has been assembling God proofs. Along the way he won over the world's most influential atheist.

  • Culture

    November 9, 2006

    Lifer Partners

    Thrill Me sings pretty songs of twisted love; CAC conjures a magic Trick

  • Film

    August 10, 2006

    Ain't No Sunshine

    "What's Wrong With America" indie comedy reveals what's wrong with indie comedies

  • Calendar

    September 1, 2005
  • Film

    June 23, 2005

    Girls Interrupted

    An obsessive teen romance fuels My Summer of Love

  • Music

    June 9, 2005

    Rivers Runs Dry

    Weezer's sullen front man trades good songwriting for meditation. Such a pity, indeed.

  • Culture

    September 2, 2004

    Beyond the West Bank

    Laray Polk's book is rich in suggestion and charged with intellectual fire

  • Culture

    April 17, 2003

    The Gulf Between

    When these soldiers became writers, the pen turned into a very mighty weapon

  • Music

    July 5, 2001
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    June 21, 2001


    Beneath the high-modern gloss, Wolfgang Laib's work is so much warmed-over German romanticism

  • News

    October 21, 1999

    The ghost of Tom Landry

    In 1970, Pat Toomay was scared he'd get drafted by Vince Lombardi. Something worse happened -- he ended up playing for the Dallas Cowboys. Years later, he'd realize what damage that wrought.

  • News

    August 6, 1998

    Defending Darlie

    Wealthy Waco businessman Brian Pardo spends his time and money helping death-row inmates he believes are innocent. His efforts on behalf of Darlie Routier have raised suspicions about her husband--and about Pardo's motives.

  • Film

    February 15, 1996

    Scratch that itch

    The Addiction writes a manifesto for blood lust

  • Music

    June 15, 1995

    Fading star

    Michael Jackson tells HIStory to whoever is left to listen to it