Table of contents for week of December 31, 2004
Tough girls in roller skates are just the beginning. Robin Amer talks with Sarah Kingan, the 25-year-old founder of the Providence league, who explains that there is a lot of strategy and team collaboration involved in all-girl roller derby.
Dan Kennedy searches the world of Podcasting for a glimpse at the future of media.
Phillipe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Fly the unfriendly skies
Out There: To a T
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey: Get out of go
Savage Love: Regrets only
Plus, this just in:
TALKING POLITICS:Morgan expected to face competition for GOP post
CONSUMERISM: Fair Trade proponents turn focus to supermarkets
GOT INSURANCE?: A fable of the post-9/11 reconstruction
Astrology: Moon Signs
Bob Gulla sifts through his local CD collection to find 2004's top full-length rock-punk-etc. albums of the year.
You heard it here first: indie rock is making a resurgence. Matt Ashare is here to tell you all about bands like Bright Eyes, who are helping make the recovery a little easier.
Also, short reviews of:
Pearl Jam: REARVIEWMIRROR: GREATEST HITS 1991–2003
Queen: GREATEST HITS
Depeche Mode: REMIXES 81–04
MF Doom: MM . . FOOD?
Rock E. Rollins: THE POST-MODERN ADVENTURES OF 21ST CENTURY ROCK ’N ’ROLL BOY
Peter Gabriel: PLAY: THE VIDEOS
Go for a ride:
Roadtripping: Rock in the New Year
If you like horror, fighting, murder and much more along the same lines, than Peter Keough say 2005 is the movie year for you as "Hollywood raises the terror code to Orange."
From virgin to maven, Dr. Alfred Kinsey's knowledge of sex grows throughout Kinsey, widening both the eyes and minds of audience members. By Peter Keough.
Bill Rodriguez talks with Bright Night festival director Adam Gertsacov about making New Year's Eve a little brighter.
Small-town girl gets the role of a lifetime and a chance to become a success -- it's not just the story of 42nd Street, but the story of Mara Davi, the star of the show. By Bill Rodriguez.
Hot dots: THURSDAY 6: 10:00 (44) Sandwiches That You Will Like. One of those fun-and-trivial travelogues - this one touring the nation's oddest and most popular meals on bread.
The appetizing aromas and tasty cuisine of Adesso California Café knock Bill Rodriguez and his old pal down memory lane.