Best Books of 2005

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FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR | Stephen Schenkenberg 10. Peter Stamm: Unformed Landscape (Translated by Michael Hofmann; Other Press) This brief Swiss-authored novel is one of quiet power and understated tension. In a small Norwegian […]

Best of the Rest for 2005

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Other random thoughts on 2005 Movie I fell asleep the fastest to: Transporter 2 Movie I thought I would love but ended up hating: In Her Shoes Movie I thought I would hate but ended […]

Best of the Rest for 2005

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Other random thoughts on 2005 Movie I fell asleep the fastest to: Transporter 2 Movie I thought I would love but ended up hating: In Her Shoes Movie I thought I would hate but ended […]

Top 10 Films of 2005

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Aside from having two too many good films this year (as if that were possible), I was surprised to find half of the films on my list from Eastern Asia.

Top 10 Live Shows of 2005

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1. Motley Crue, UMB Bank Pavilion, St. Louis, August 9 2. Alicia Keys/John Legend, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis, March 23 3. Kelly Clarkson, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, St. Louis, August 20 4. Berlin, […]

Top 10 CDs of 2005

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1. Augustana: All the Stars and Boulevards (Epic) 2. Madonna: Confessions on a Dance Floor (Warner) 3. Depeche Mode: Playing the Angel (Sire) 4. Sinéad O’Connor: Throw Down Your Arms (Rocket Science) 5. Eurythmics: Ultimate […]

Top 10 Songs of 2005

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1. Gorillaz: “Feel Good Inc.” 2. The Cribs: “Hey Scenesters!” 3. Bloc Party: “Banquet” 4. Doves: “Snowden” 5. Longwave: “There’s a Fire” 6. Sufjan Stevens”: “Chicago” 7. Foo Fighters: “Best of You” 8. Echo and […]

Best of 2005

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Nothing is more consistant than end of the year lists from critics, music lovers, and geeks. We at PLAYBACK:stl are no different. Each of us sees the end of a year as an opportunity to […]

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