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Handsome Boy Modeling School: So… How's Your Girls?

Eric Weisbard, The Village Voice, 27 October 1999

AFTER A SOLILOQUY whose family shtick might be parodying a Wu-Tang kung fu sample, the opening track's bodacious soul-funk groove kicks under a jump-cut montage of further kickoffs: genial host warming up a catcalling crowd; DJ IDing himself ("Automator on the fader"); horn burst from the start of a 20th Century Fox film.

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