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Photobooth: Ted Leo & Lemuria @ Brighton Music Hall 06-15-18
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Friday, 22 June 2018
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Live: Ted Leo & Lemuria @ Brighton Music Hall 06-15-18
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Seeing Ted Leo play live is not something I take lightly. It’s deeply embedded in my DNA at this point. It’s something I started doing over 10 years ago with people who would go on to become some of my closest friends. Seeing Ted Leo and listening to him is more...

Thursday, 21 June 2018
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Interview: David Cross
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David Cross has been a busy person. It’s not enough that he helped birth “Alternative Comedy” to the world in the 90s, but he’s gone from indie darling to now starring in Oscar-winning movies. Still sticking to his comedy roots, he’s back on tour with a fresh...

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
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TV Party Tonight! #50
DVD/Blu-Ray

Thoroughbreds Of all the movies I’ve seen so far this year, Thoroughbreds has managed to rank near the top. Forget about those garbage rehashed superhero movies. In this environment, it’s originality that matters. And Thoroughbreds has plenty of that. There’s an...

Tuesday, 19 June 2018
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Vinyl Vlog 336
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the 12” picture-disc reissue of Old Firm Casuals’ self-titled debut EP. By the time Lars Frederiksen unveiled Old Firm Casuals in 2010, the singer/guitarist was already very well exposed in the punk rock community....

Monday, 11 June 2018
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Vinyl Vlog 335
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Thee Oh Sees An Odd Entrances There comes a point when we just have to draw a line in the sand and say, “This is too much!” I used to think John Dwyer’s Thee Oh Sees was such a prolific band that they’re not giving their audience enough time to properly digest...

Monday, 11 June 2018
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Vinyl Vlog 334
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OCS Memory of a Cut Off Head Let’s talk about Thee Oh Sees… sorry I mean Oh Sees… sorry I mean OCS. If you haven’t heard of them, you should. Not just because they’re scary prolific, but because they’re also responsible for some damn fine music. Not hurting...

Friday, 08 June 2018
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TV Party Tonight! #49
DVD/Blu-Ray

Super Troopers Comic-Con 2015   I don’t think anyone thought they’d be saying this, but Super Troopers has aged like a fine wine. And how could anyone have predicted it? This movie suffers from some obvious setbacks, like being worshipped by the fraternity...

Tuesday, 05 June 2018
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I Wanna Be Literated #184
BOOKS

Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches by John Hodgman I’ve had a confusing relationship with John Hodgman for years now. I’ve always like him on the Daily Show, and thought he was an insightful and witty guest on podcasts. However, when I got his trilogy...

Thursday, 31 May 2018
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TV Party Tonight! #48
DVD/Blu-Ray

The Matrix I’m sure I speak for boys and girls everywhere when I say that, being in high school and seeing the Matrix for the first time in theatres changed my life forever. Also, I should note that I grew up on a tiny island in the Caribbean where even movie...

Wednesday, 30 May 2018
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Vinyl Vlog 333
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the You’re Not Alone 2LP by Andrew W.K. An epiphany: since first appearing on the pop music radar in 2001 with the release of his debut album, I Get Wet, Andrew Wilkes-Krier has chased the idea and image of a perfect...

Saturday, 26 May 2018
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I Wanna Be Literated #183
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Optimism over Despair: On Capitalism, Empire, and Social Change by Noam Chomsky, C.J. Polychroniou It should be evident by our almost-unanimous praise of the Chomsky books we’ve reviewed on this site that we’re admirers of the man’s work. I won’t say...

Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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