John Paul
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John is a Michigan-based musician and writer. He currently reviews music for PopMatters and Spectrum Culture, while also working his way through his ever-expanding record collection at @john_r_paul

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Colleen Green Is Having Fun Behind Those Dark Glasses | 25 May 2015 // 10:00 PM

Colleen Green used to hide behind her sunglasses; now they're just a part of who she is. She tells PopMatters about their origin and the one song she refuses to play live.


Jay Willie Blues Band: Johnny's Juke Joint | 24 Nov 2015 // 7:00 AM

Jay Willie Blues Band's sounds exactly as its name implies. How you feel about this will determine your overall enjoyment of the album.

The Nightowls: Fame Sessions | 23 Nov 2015 // 7:00 AM

For their latest, Austin’s the Nightowls head straight to the source to create an album worthy of inclusion alongside the many classics to have come out of the legendary Fame studios.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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