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2003 Stories by Josh Goldfein

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  • Books

    published December 30, 2003

    From the moment he first appeared at a little over a year ago, Salam Pax, the "Baghdad Blogger," was too good not to be... More >>

  • Real-Life DVD Consumer Guide

    published December 16, 2003

    Even the nastiest cineaste on your holiday shopping list can be won over by the right DVD; your job is to find it. In the spirit of our annual... More >>

  • Party Like It's 1899

    published December 9, 2003

    Before the Original Dixieland Jass Band ever sat down to play, before the Devil got Skip James's woman, before Buddy Bolden and Robert Johnson... More >>

  • Witty Snot-Pop Protests Take on Elephant Men and Donkey Men Alike

    published November 4, 2003

    Sam Coomes of Quasi is the only composer working today who can match Stephin Merritt ditty for mercilessly glum ditty. They're birds of an... More >>

  • Braving the Land of the Free With Rockin' Daddy Steve Earle

    published November 4, 2003

    "You do not want to get stopped in Nashville with me in the car," hard-rockin' daddy Steve Earle warns a driver in his new tour film, Just an... More >>

  • Election-Week Docs Profile Anti-Globalist Cleric, Deliver Civics Lesson

    published October 28, 2003

    When is a flash mob not annoying? When it's accompanying Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping to one of his guerrilla services. In the... More >>

  • Maserati Does 185

    published July 1, 2003

    Ted Casterline plays bass in the local prog-folk ensemble Krakatoa (named for the "world's largest seismic event"), who are truly awful, and I'm... More >>

  • The Gospel of Johns

    published May 20, 2003

    "The cringe problem—we're both super tuned into that," says John Linnell of They Might Be Giants in Gigantic, his authorized... More >>

  • Another Turn

    published May 20, 2003

    Gretchen Phillips, late of Two Nice Girls, is for sure too nice on the new record of mostly covers she's recorded with Dave Driver. But not in a... More >>

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