Table of contents for week of September 10, 2004
Ian Donnis speaks with Robert Clark Corrente, Rhode Island's new federal prosecutor, about his tenure as US attorney.
Dan Kennedy analyzes John Kerry's fighting skills.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Paging Tod Browning
Out There: Alert overload
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Hands on
Savage Love: Strait man
Plus, this just in:
TALKING POLITICS: Democrat challenges Kennedy on support for war
GRANNY SAYS: A different kind of advice column
GLOBALIZATION: The new outsourcing — prayer
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla gets silly at the Rhythm & Roots Festival.
Can music determine the outcome of a presidential election? Matt Ashare rocks out with the presidents of the United States and their political theme songs, and compares John Kerry's "It's a Beautiful Day" to George W. Bush's "Hail to the Chief."
Jonathan Perry talks with Mike Cooley from Drive By Truckers about their new album, The Dirty South, and their controversial lyrics that have southerners tuning out.
Old 97's may have a new album out, Drag It Up, but they are no longer the new band. Franklin Soults talks with vocalist Rhett Miller about the band's career.
Also, short reviews of:
Chris Whitley: WAR CRIME BLUES
Macha: FORGET TOMORROW
Twelve Tribes: THE REBIRTH OF TRAGEDY
The Meat Purveyors: PAIN BY NUMBERS
Douglas/Sclavis/Lee/Van Der Schyff: BOW RIVER FALLS
The Mice: FOR ALMOST EVER SCOOTER
The Blue Nile: HIGH
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: The Wolf in sheep's clothing
This week's trailers:
Worth the Trip:
The Boston Film Festival
"Cold War Chronicles: The Films of Emile de Antonio" at the Harvard Film Archive.
Worth the Trip:
The Loman Family Picnic at Gloucester Stage Company.
Bill Rodriguez talks with the curator of Excess: Food as a Metaphor and Other Strategies of Consumption about culinary culture.
Pawtucket Arts Festival celebrates its sixth program September 10 through 26 with a Rhode Island Philharmonic concert, fireworks, dragon boat races and more. Bill Rodriguez finds out what goes into putting on the festival and the events that draw the crowds.
In his memoir, All the Centurions: A New York City Cop Remembers His Years On the Street, 1961-1981, Robert Leuci lets us into his head and helps us understand the earnest chaos that is the criminal justice system as a whole. By Bill Rodriguez.
Julia Hanna says Mark Spragg's book, An Unfinished Life, is quick and absorbing as the story of a broken family's suffering and redemption unfolds.
Hot dots: MONDAY 13: 10:00 (2) Extreme Oil: The Pipeline. This series considers the world's unreasonable thirst for oil & the extremes to which the oil industry will go. Tonight follow the pipeline that carries Caspian oil from Azerbaijan to Turkey.
Florentine Grille's unique twist on old fashion Italian dishes, atmosphere and service, makes it the perfect place for a special night out. By Johnette Rodriguez.