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Posted on: Aug 27, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Phone Losers of America . . . "Big Brother" & The Stockholm Syndrome? . . . iToke . . . Evangeline: A Study in Cajun Culture . . . Carrie Newcomer.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: BushOnCrack.com . . . katie.com . . . CounterPunch's Top 100 Non-Fiction Books . . . Broadway.com . . . Angry Planet Photo Agency.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2000, Source: AlterNet

This week from the NetNomad: Ace Alibi Agency ... CyberSex Gone Awry ... SiteSherpa.com ... Flashpoints.net ... Get Carter

Posted on: Aug 6, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: . . . Natural History of the @ Sign . . . The Complete Pricing Game Directory . . . Yahoo! Clubs . . . Martin Sexton . . . Luaka Bop Records

Posted on: Jul 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: . . . Graffiti Art by Mear . . . Snowballs in Summer . . . The Whirled Bank . . . Million Solar Roofs . . . Bach Digital Project

Posted on: Jul 24, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: . . . Furniture Porn . . . Natural Resources Defense Council . . . Written By . . . Buena Vista Social Club . . . Stereophonics

Posted on: Jul 17, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: The Orphanage of Cast-off Mascots . . . Writers & Artists Snacking at Work . . . Address Directory: Politicians of the World . . . Columbus Day Riot . . . A Master of his Craft: Eli Wallach.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Stop Napster . . . The Most Eligible Sysadmins on the 'Net . . . Lighthouses Known to Offer Guest Accommodations . . . Star Agents: The Anonymous Stars in the CIA's Book of Honor . . . Grand Ole Opry Online.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Fuckedcompany.com ... Emma Thompson Made Me Tea ... Bob Haozous ... AFI's 100 Top Comedies ... The Tragically Hip.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Derek's Big Website of Walmart Purchase Receipts ... Survivor II ... Open Letters ... Radioactive Pollution Live on the Web ... Rear View Mirror

Posted on: Jun 19, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week, DotComGuy … Be Fearless … Graphic Witness: Visual Arts & Social … and more.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2000, Source: AlterNet

This week from the NetNomad: Find a Grave ... Watching the Corn Grow ... Black Coffee -- The Language of the Human Body ... Princeton Video Image ... Box Office Mojo.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Soviet Calculators Collection... Rickie Lee Jones … The Ultimate Collection of Murphy's Laws … and more.

Posted on: May 28, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Mojave Phone Booth ... Beer Can Bob ... Books Read ... An Interview with Randy Newman ... No Parole Peltier Association.

Posted on: May 22, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: El Vez ... The Hollywood Sign ... Neal Cassady Raps ... The Pollution Calculator ... Patrick O'Brian Web Resources.

Posted on: May 15, 2000, Source: AlterNet

This week: Metallica Riles, Man ... The C.I.A. in Iran ... Make a Shirt for $1.00? ... and more.

Posted on: May 8, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Biotic Baking Brigade ... Alliterative Religious Euphemisms for Male Masturbation ... Biochips, Medicine and Humans ... and more.

Posted on: May 1, 2000, Source: AlterNet

This week from the NetNomad: Elian Flash Animation ... Irish Curse Engine ... Wiccan, Witch, Pagan Search Engine ... and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Oprah Goes Online ... Students Against University Censorship ... I Ching Reading ... and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: The Lomographic Society ... The Utah Baby Namer ... Coalition of Immokalee Workers ... Official Speakers' Corner ... Pollstar.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Who Wants to be a President ... The 10 Commandments of Travel ... Six Billion Miles and Counting ... and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Bad Art for the Few É Virtuetv.com É E-Nough Already and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Phonebashing ... What to do about Aggressive Moose ... The International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee ... and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: 500 Question Purity Test ... Making the Band É John Wilkes Booth É and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Your Personal Baby Trading Community ... Marry Tom Arnold ... Jello Shots 101 ... and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Selling off Tuvali ... Photobetty ... Combating Hillbilly Stereotypes ... and more.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2000, Source: AlterNet

Five offbeat, timely reviews of Web sites on the arts, politics and news -- with a dash of the absurd thrown in for good measure. This week: Screamin' Jay Hawkins Kids É Lochness Live É Annoying U ... and more.

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