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.

//Reviews

'Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes' Is Supposed to be Hypnotic | 15 Feb 2017 // 3:30 AM

The Reflektor Tapes is 66 minutes long but feels like three hours of pretension. The bonus concert film Live at Earl's Court is nearly two hours long but breezes by.

Save Ferris: Checkered Past | 6 Feb 2017 // 8:20 PM

Save Ferris' first release in 18 years is enjoyable but not exactly a triumphant return for the third wave ska act.

//Blogs

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...

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The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic'

// Re:Print

"The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

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