The Beast – Paul Di’Anno – Review

January 3, 2003

If you ever wondered why the incorrigible Paul Di’Anno broke noses with Iron Maiden, you’ll understand after reading this charming storyteller’s biog.

From Grand Funk to Grace – Review

January 3, 2003

The book includes a disc of Farner’s new music: Nothing much there, but not terrible. No one listened to Grand Funk for lyrical content, messages, or guidance.

Eaten Alive! – Review

January 3, 2003

A comprehensive guide to spaghetti splatter in its purest form: The form that looks you in the eye as it greedily gnoshes on your large intestine.

Brewster’s Millions – Review

September 1, 2000

“If he wrote a treatise on hydraulic engineering it would sell over 300,000 copies.” What name-brand author could this flabbergasted blurb be describing?

Writings On Glass – Review

September 1, 1999

Richard Kostelanetz does an admirable job in pulling together a cohesive representation of Philip Glass through the individual collective of the critic’s eye.

The Long Drive Home – Review

September 1, 1999

An interior designer, a donut shop manager, a creepy woman in a white BMW with child in tow, and a pair of gay hit men smuggling weapons in their golf bags…

Strip Search – Review

September 1, 1999

There are enough weak-assed clones self-gestating and bringing carpet-bombing techniques to that precise dart-game that is humor.

Music Hound Swing! – Review

September 1, 1999

Swing! doesn’t seem like it’s going for the novice, or neophyte, or faddish fan. It’s aiming for the stout of heart, the hardcore swing lover.

London Live – Review

September 1, 1999

Part pop history, part travel guide, London Live concentrates for the most part on the 25-year period between the 1950s and ’70s.

Hush – Review

September 1, 1999

Hush is long, wet kisses received from the one with the trust-me eyes and heavily disguised razorblade lips.

High On Rebellion – Review

September 1, 1999

Strings together a zitherscope of oral remembrances and photographs of a generation of once-unknowns who would grow to rule the cultural empires of the world.

Electro Shock! – Review

September 1, 1999

They don’t interview Eno or Gary Neuman, but they do interview Madonna Wayne Gacy from Marilyn Manson.

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