Justice: Woman



Justice's third album finally finds them picking a solid theme, but it doesn't conjure as much magic as expected.

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Queen: Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions (Deluxe 6-CD Edition)


Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions (Deluxe 6-CD Edition)

These leaner versions of well-known tracks showcase a version of Queen with less pomp but plenty of circumstance.

Tove Lo: Lady Wood

Tove Lo

Lady Wood

The sophomore effort from Swedish pop artist Tove Lo immediately announced itself as a much darker, more sinister version of its hit 2014 predecessor Queen of the Clouds.

Dissonance Theory Both Reveals and Conceals Westworlds Purpose

"Dissonance Theory" Both Reveals and Conceals Westworld’s Purpose

"Westworld goes beyond HBO's usual visual spectacle and raunchy window dressing to offer philosophical meditations on both narrative and character."

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'Dirk Gently' Picks Up Steam in the Best Episode Yet

"Fix Everything" highlights The Big Showdown, captivity and a fired detective to great effect.


Media scholar Jack Linchuan Qiu argues that slavery-like conditions, which define digital media workers, mirror the slavery-like obsessions of consumers.

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'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness. "

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Personal Identity and Gaming in Today's Political Landscape

Video games have made me used to inhabiting the skin of others. For many of us, this is one of the biggest reasons we play games.


While clearly endorsing Bernie Sanders’ politics, Rall offers an interesting and balanced portrait of the man behind the politics.

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Ready For "Change": Cindy Wilson Talks Upcoming Album, Stage Show, and New Collaborators
Ryan Monahan had no idea that taking a birthday party gig would change his musical life. Neither did the B-52's Cindy Wilson, who tapped the musician to help her create her first-ever solo release. Read More
You Can Go Home Again: An Interview with R.E.M.'s Mike Mills
The Best Progressive Rock and Metal of 2016
Tales From the Trees: An Interview With Carly Simon
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