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Bible Bashers

Last week Recess introduced you to the dark, sordid world of midget wrestling, and, in our opinion, that was the coolest thing happening between ring posts-until now.


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Double Take

If you've recently gone to a theater near you, you've probably caught a glimpse of frequent TRL guests crowding the silver screen.


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All Washed Up

Who needs spin doctors when you can have the spin cycle? Advertisers are giving new meaning to the term "squeaky clean," setting cool marketing campaigns inside the new hot-people hot spot: the...


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The Green Scene

It is only appropriate that this weekend's "Jazz on the Green" concert is associated with the Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture.


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Glitter Glutton

nyone in search of justification for Mariah Carey's month-long sojourn in self-help need look no further than Glitter. If bad acting is contagious, this misguided demi-thesp should be quarantined.


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Bitchin' and Rappin'

ecipe for artistic dynamite: Mix two performers loaded with musical talent, add a healthy dollop of sexual politics, heat under strong fire from extreme leftist role models, flavor with...


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Tell Me a Fable

his is labor" are the first words out of Aesop Rock's mouth on his second full-length offering, Labor Days. Talk about putting in work: This guy doesn't even know what a day off is.


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KaZaA

Although based in Europe, KaZaA is a popular peer-to-peer sharing software that is attracting new users around the world. Owned by an Amsterdam-based firm called FastTrack, KaZaA--we have no idea...


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Audiogalaxy

One of the most user friendly file-swapping programs on the net, Audiogalaxy claims to be "the web's best music search." Its interface is entirely web-based; all you have to download is their...


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BearShare

Among the best alternatives to Napster, Bearshare is built on the powerful peer-to-peer technology of Gnutella, which doesn't depend on centralized servers. However, unlike Gnutella, which is...


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Limewire

Like Bearshare, Limewire is another Gnutella-based decentralized peer-to-peer software program. Although problematic at times, Limewire has some really cool features and a tight interface to back...


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Morpheus

An incredibly popular service that continues to grow every day, Nashville-based Music City's Morpheus actually is powered by the proprietary technology behind KaZaA. With over four million files...


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The Ratings Game

What to do? Well, simple. Just don't watch. But for those that believe in moderation and the occasional guilty pleasure, Recess has formulated a little contest to spice up the season.


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Small Screen Déjà Vu

If a thing happens on television, we have every right to find it fascinating, whatever it is." --Don DeLillo, White Noise.