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A time of extremes as politics mixed with pop culture

By Matthew Gilbert
Globe Staff / December 26, 2004

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It was a Janus-faced year in pop culture, and not because it seemed to provide us with duplicates of every It girl -- Paris and Nicky, Jessica and Ashlee, Hilary and Haylie -- or because it handed us one Mr. Britney Spears, then another. (Full article: 1054 words)

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