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Game Theory: Lolita Nation

Game Theory

Lolita Nation

The most critically acclaimed masterpiece of the '80s that you’ve never heard finally sees re-release. Time having been kinder to this long lost album than the music industry, it remains fresh, exciting, and essential for any fan of good pop songwriting.

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Mass Gothic: Mass Gothic

Mass Gothic

Mass Gothic

Noel Heroux crafts a genre-blending record of infectious creativity in debut as Mass Gothic.

Bert Jansch: Avocet (Special Edition)

Bert Jansch

Avocet (Special Edition)

To say Avocet is representative of Bert Jansch’s other work would be missing the mark because it’s so individual and unique.

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//TV
//BOOKS
'The New Mutants' Is Rooted Both in Scholarship and in the Rich History of Superhero Narratives

'The New Mutants' Is Rooted Both in Scholarship and in the Rich History of Superhero Narratives

"Books about comic books, even scholarly ones, should be fun; The New Mutants certainly is."

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Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: An Interview With Dave Stewart

With his new memoir Sweet Dreams Are Made of This in mind, Stewart joins PopMatters for an in-depth discussion about his new book and his influential catalog of music.

//CULTURE
Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: An Interview With Dave Stewart

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: An Interview With Dave Stewart

"With his new memoir Sweet Dreams Are Made of This in mind, Stewart joins PopMatters for an in-depth discussion about his new book and his influential catalog of music."

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August Wilson's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Gets a Vibrant National Theatre Revival

Charismatic performances from O-T Fagbenle and Sharon D Clarke ignite Dominic Cooke’s major revival of August Wilson’s play at the National Theatre.

//GAMES
'Star Wars: Battlefront' Dares to Simplify the Shooter

'Star Wars: Battlefront' Dares to Simplify the Shooter

"Sometimes "shallow" and "uncomplicated" is exactly what I'm looking for in a game."

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Undressing Kratos

If you want a man to represent brutality, in the end you're going to end up taking his clothes off.

//COMICS

Give any teenager superpowers and they'll still struggle with just being a teenager.

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//Pop Ten
Tori Amos' 'Boys for Pele': 20 Years of Fire
It’s been 20 years since Tori Amos slammed down the gauntlet and set her piano afire, willing and possibly eager to sacrifice anyone who spurned her to writhe in Pele’s eternal flames. Read More
I Was So Bored Watching 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens'
American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 12 - "Be Our Guest"
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