Chris Conaton
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Faith No More: The Real Thing and Angel Dust (Reissues) | 13 Jul 2015 // 9:00 PM

While not exactly half-assed, Rhino's reissues of Faith No More's best-known albums aren't quite as good as they could be. The Real Thing finally gets a much-needed remaster, at least.

Days in and Days Out of Hall H: Comic-Con International 2012 | 23 Jul 2012 // 9:40 PM

Attending the various panels in Hall H at Comic Con can require a lot of planning and may take up your whole day.


They Might Be Giants: Why? | 23 Nov 2015 // 8:20 PM

It’s never too early for parents to introduce their children to one of the best indie rock bands of all time, and their latest kids' album is a great place to start.

CeeLo Green: Heart Blanche | 17 Nov 2015 // 8:15 PM

A decent album of pop-soul is dragged down by its three worst tracks, which also happen to be the record's biggest and boldest.


Previewing Comic-Con 2012 | 9 Jul 2012 // 9:45 PM

The biggest pop culture gathering in North America kicks off Wednesday night. How has Comic-Con responded to last year's problems, and what are the most interesting events taking place at this year's show?

Bubbling Under the 75 Best Albums of 2011: Fountains of Wayne | 14 Dec 2011 // 12:00 AM

This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...

//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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