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Osama Bert Laden?

What happens when good Berts go bad? Well, Recess is shocked and saddened to report that one of our most treasured childhood heroes, in light of recent events, has turned his back on Sesame Street...


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Perfect Strokes

On Dec. 31, 1974, a fissure in the time-space continuum erupted in the dank, smoke-filled backstage room of a hip New York City club and transported The Strokes twenty-five years into the future.


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Day To Remember

enzel Washington and Ethan Hawke's new police thriller Training Day is as solid as mainstream Hollywood movies come.


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Gothic Wonder-Creek

We don't care what happened with Pacey. There's no burning desire to discover where Jen's going to college.


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You Need Therapy & Beyond

ore neurotic than Seinfeld, more frank than Sex and the City, Beyond Therapy is a colorful look at that special quality that makes us human--imperfection.


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Braking Out

Turin Brakes are nice guys. You know the type--sensitive chaps. There will always be a place for the nice guys in music, if only because they're so damned earnest.


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Atlantis Sinks

Five years ago, a director named Scott Hicks was the talk of the town--he had completed the dark and inspiring Shine, a noble film. Since then he has slouched--twice.


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Tenacious Mettle

orget about what Bono said at last year's Grammys: there's a new band competing for the title of Best Band in the World. They're fat, they're foul-mouthed and one of them is bald. They're Tenacious D.


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Jump for Joy

o refer to Jump, Little Children's new offering, Vertigo, as merely the "long-awaited follow-up to their last album" would be quite the understatement.