Nothing tops the three-minute pop song for reducing life's messy calculus to a simple equation. Cue up Marvin Gaye's "I Want You," for instance, and one's intent could hardly be clearer. The snag is that once the tune is over, our problems remain. So it goes in Charles... More >>>
By Ann Marsden
Scratch the itch, not the record: Austene Van (right) in 'Blue'