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2005 Stories by Douglas Wolk

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  • Bastard Out of Carolina

    published August 16, 2005

    Charlie Poole was a sot, a holy hell-raiser, a smart-mouthed terror of a banjo player with huge, open ears. His recording career lasted just over... More >>

  • The Other Foot

    published August 16, 2005

    A few weeks ago, New York's attorney general, Eliot Spitzer, triumphantly announced Sony BMG's agreement to quit exchanging money and goodies for... More >>

  • Never Ending Math Equation

    published July 5, 2005

    Justice David Souter's opinion in MGM Grokster a few weeks ago was the first U.S. Supreme Court decision to mention Modest Mouse by name,... More >>

  • How Much Is Music Worth?

    published May 24, 2005

    Let's say you wanted to buy a copy of Linkin Park's Hybrid Theory, in honor of their current protest against Warner Music Group for not... More >>

  • The Big Chill

    published April 19, 2005

    Users of easytree.org who visited it on April 6 got a nasty surprise: a note saying it had been shut down... More >>

  • Bluenosed

    published March 29, 2005

    One Republican Federal Communications Commission chairman (Michael Powell) leaves, another one (Kevin J. Martin) takes his place; will it really... More >>

  • Soul-torch Shouter Revives 1970 to the Letter—Subpar Filler and All

    published March 22, 2005

    The Dap-Tone house band's second album backing up soul shouter Sharon Jones is a rare-groove album, circa 1970, in all but recording date (that... More >>

  • Priced Out

    published February 8, 2005

    Why would people agree to pay astronomical rents to live in the new apartment buildings and high-rises that are popping up all over the East... More >>

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