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2001 Stories by Jane Dark

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  • Livin' on a Prayer

    published December 25, 2001

    Creed is so gay. Technically speaking, they're Christians, but then so is Aretha Franklin, so at least hypothetically, if Creed wants to... More >>

  • How To Be Smug

    published August 28, 2001

    I remember watching a thousand girls sing along with "Wrecking Ball" and chant "Girl don't go away mad, girl just go away!" with gleeful gleams in... More >>

  • The Other White Meat

    published August 14, 2001

    I liked "Summer Girls" fine, because the onetime Lyte Funky Ones were pop-40 Beantown hoodies who creamed over the Beastie Boys and Larry Bird,... More >>

  • Model Behavior

    published May 1, 2001

    Billed as a romantic comedy, The Young Girl and the Monsoon is neither particularly romantic nor especially funny. It is instead a portrait... More >>

  • Commodify Your Dissent

    published April 17, 2001

    Freaks, Glam Gods and Rockstars superficially resembles punky verité: The Decline of Eastern Civilization, where civilization... More >>

  • Big Baby Jesus

    published April 3, 2001

    IMAX conjures those 19th-century panorama shows so popular before cinema itself, creeping canvases whose "brutal and enormous magic" offered up... More >>

  • Half a Life . . .

    published February 13, 2001

    . . . Or maybe it's "half alive," or "half a line," or "half a lie." It can be hard to tell what Stephen Malkmus is talking about. It's... More >>

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