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2004 Stories by Jon Caramanica

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  • Weepers and War Brides

    published December 7, 2004

    Gretchen Wilson's recent admission that she does not in fact know all the words to every Tanya Tucker song should come as something of a hollow... More >>

  • The End of Eminem

    published November 23, 2004

    Fat Joe and his DJ Khaled were sitting poolside in Miami this summer when inspiration struck. "Lean Back," Joe's rumbling hit with his Terror... More >>

  • Ol' Dirty Bastard, 1968–2004

    published November 9, 2004

    They were chanting for him Friday night at the Continental Airlines Arena, during the Wu-Tang Clan's first area show as a unit in five years. The... More >>

  • Bands on the Cusp

    published October 5, 2004

    What makes a band black? Candiria's only black member is rapping-growling frontman Carley Coma, but they've steadily been a metal other for the... More >>

  • Scaring the Sharks

    published September 21, 2004

    The American girls, they're so hung up over sex—not having it, mind you, but projecting as if. Blame that on the boys, though. You see it in... More >>

  • Stupid White Men

    published June 22, 2004

    Ask any politician: Make a couple of mistakes in an otherwise excellent career, and you'll be remembered forever for the faux pas. The Beastie... More >>

  • Brooklyn Conspiracy Theorists Gather Up Venomous Scraps

    published June 22, 2004

    And the sins of the fathers shall be visited upon their sons, except when the kids realize that paw dukes is full of shit, and they can do the... More >>

  • Music

    published May 11, 2004

    Four years ago, Fatboy Slim jacked Doug Lazy's voice, and the jolly hip-house icon never caught a check. He who "Let It Roll" doesn't catch a... More >>

  • Fast and Folliclous

    published March 16, 2004

    With the improbable, unstoppable, almost preposterous success of "Slow Jamz"—that spilling-over slice of luscious meta-hip-hop-soul that... More >>

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