Tag: torture

CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: March in Metal, Part I

March brings new music from favorites like Cannibal Corpse, Black Breath and new bands, Love Sex Machine and Wizard Rifle. ...

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Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 01: “Torture”

Jheri Curl Fridays takes a look at The Jacksons' star-crossed (and plain old strange) video for 1984's "Torture."...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: When Did Americans Become Such Pussies?

I must admit, I had thought the days were over when Republicans could scare the bejeezus out of the citizenry (and force acquiescence from...

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Current Events, Sugar Water, Television

Sugar Water: “24” and the Enhanced Techniques of Viewer Torture

In February 2007 The New Yorker published “Whatever It Takes,” an article by Jane Mayer about the Fox series 24, and how the...

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Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Christian Right, R.I.P.

Have right-wing evangelicals won their last battle? Maybe not, but Jon Cummings thinks it'll take them more than three days to resurrect...