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Spaced (DVD)

British television is fashionable nowadays. Downton Abbey, Sherlock, and Doctor Who exemplify the latest trend in Trans-Atlantic entertainment. But before BBC America went gangbusters, there were several British comedies from the late 90s and early 00s that have since either created American spin-offs (The … Continue reading

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Underneath the Pine by Toro Y Moi

I like to be challenged occasionally, but definitely not all of the time. The music I choose to enjoy (and by extension, most entertainment) carries an air of familiarity and comfortable context. Very rarely will I actively seek out the … Continue reading

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Every Day by Cinematic Orchestra (Music CD)

One part jazz, one part hip-hop, one part space jam, one part funk of the earth, Cinematic Orchestra’s Every Day is (at the very serious and dangerous risk of hyperbole and cliché) truly an album that defies convention and classification. For musicians, … Continue reading

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Slings and Arrows (DVD)

About six years ago, I was home for the holidays. I had visions of my family opening presents and huddling around the TV to watch Christmas movies and generally be twenty-first century Rockwellians. Alas, my parents (and the MU Tigers … Continue reading

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Seasons of My Soul by Rumer (Music CD)

It’s interesting to me how choices I made as a child continue to shape my perceptions to this very day. Some examples include: Han Solo is cooler than Luke Skywalker, John Lennon is cooler than Paul McCartney, and cheese pizza … Continue reading

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Scala & Kolacny Brothers (Music CD)

I was rapt with joy upon discovering that the library had acquired the first U.S. release of the Scala & Kolacny Brothers choir. Trying to explain what it is that Scala & Kolacny Brothers exactly do is like trying to … Continue reading

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Zombie Spaceship Wasteland: a Book by Patton Oswalt

What qualities make an artist’s work effective, insightful, and enduring? Whether it was Claude Monet’s first  showing of what eventually became the foundation for the “Impressionist” movement or Kurt Cobain’s acoustic swan song on MTV’s (Yes, children. For a brief … Continue reading

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whokill by tUnEyArDs

Scott Stone reviews whokill by tUnEyArDs

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