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Major Labels Could Learn a Thing or Two About File-Sharing from Lil Waynenew

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, which came out June 10 on Universal subsidiary Cash Money, was one of the most anticipated albums of 2008, even though the sheer amount of material Wayne has already released in the past year -- including dozens of web-only tracks and several album-length mix tapes -- threatened to try his fans' patience as well as overload their hard drives.
Chicago Reader  |  Miles Raymer  |  06-24-2008  |  Music

Lil Wayne Proves He Can Make a Cohesive Albumnew

Tha Carter III is pop rap to giggle to and marvel at, from "Phone Home," where Wayne gives his outer-space shtick the full treatment, to "Misunderstood," in which he disses Al Sharpton and imparts that he lives next door to a child molester.
Westword  |  Ben Westhoff  |  06-23-2008  |  Reviews

Be Your Own Pet Makes the Suits Nervousnew

Punk used to be dangerous. Now it's neutered and sanitized for our listening pleasure.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  05-12-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'The Simpsons Ride' is Thrillingnew

About two weeks ago I got word that Universal Studios' highly anticipated successor to their Back to the Future simulator, had quietly soft-opened for "technical rehearsals" in advance of its May 15 grand opening. I headed for the park, dreams of penning the attraction's first published review dancing in my head.
Orlando Weekly  |  Seth Kubersky  |  05-08-2008  |  Recreation

Apocalypse Whatevernew

Jarhead, the Waiting for Godot of war movies, gets lost in the desert.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  11-07-2005  |  Reviews

The Good Soldiernew

Novelist Anthony Swofford says he won't play politics with Jarhead.
Boston Phoenix  |  Peter Keough  |  11-07-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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