Tag Archives: George W. Bush

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Newsfail: An Interview with Citizen Radio’s Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein

The founders of Citizen Radio chat with Greg Olear about their new book, #NEWSFAIL. Continue reading

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Music For Maniacs

Patrick Wensink explores how the obscure, scuzzy garage rockers, Coachwhips, became the perfect band for George W. Bush’s 2003 Continue reading

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Light Sleepers

An American in France during the Bush years, Nathaniel Missildine awaits the birth of his child. Continue reading

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Bush in Rehab

Is it possible to construct an argument that George W. Bush was not a terrible president? Greg Olear gives it the college try. Continue reading

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Gonzo Tubthumping, Getting Knocked Down And Getting Up Again

Danbert Nobacon on Chumbawamba and “Tubthumper,” war and peace, the axis of dissent, and how we can’t control responses to our art. Continue reading

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Madness In The Penguin House

Wherein Peter Mountford examines the “gloriously ungainly” new direction of publishing–the forced merger—and makes friends with a legion of authors with a novel suggestion for compensation. Continue reading

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Like Superior

God against Satan, 2Pac against Biggie, Bush against Gore…Greg Olear selects a winner based on Faceook LIKEs. Continue reading

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