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Friday, September 9 2011

Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.


Friday, September 2 2011

Counterbalance No. 49: Love’s ‘Forever Changes’

Sometimes we deal in numbers, and if you want to count Love, count them Number 49 on Acclaimed Music's Great List. We're all normal and we want our freedom.


Wednesday, August 31 2011

Life, Murder and Companionship: Dexter’s Quest for Friendship

Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.


Tuesday, August 9 2011

The Human Collision: A Conversation with Matt Nathanson About Modern Love

Songwriter Matt Nathanson has just made his finest statement with his new album, Modern Love, a diverse collection of songs about relationships, sexuality, and intimacy in a rapidly changing world.


Thursday, June 9 2011

The Submarines: Love Notes/Letter Bombs

The Submarines charm below the surface of their newest album, but get too monotonous as they emerge.


Wednesday, March 9 2011

‘Glee’ and ‘The Bachelor’: Less Talk About Love, Please, and More Action

Glee and The Bachelor need to show a little trust in the relationships they're filming, and lighten up on all the talk.


Monday, July 19 2010

‘Jass’ Gives You the Feel for Early American History

Take a tour of Storyville where Jazz began and murder prevails, bringing in the likes of David Fulmer's hero who is as good at solving crime as he's crippled by his love of an irresistible whore.


Wednesday, March 10 2010

All Together Now

Director Adrian Wills skillfully captures the massive scale of the Cirque du Soleil production from concept to reality, as well as the enormous challenges facing the individual contributors.


Tuesday, June 30 2009

Turn Off the Lights: Cultivating Love to Get Through Summer

One sure way to care is a sure investment in health. Health, like love, cannot be bought, but cultivated, and oils the wings of love. So here’s a tip on summer cultivation, a sure way of taking care of your partner from someone who is in the midst of the seven-year itch.


Thursday, December 18 2008

The Best Re-Issues of 2008


Love Story (Reviews) [31.Jul.08]
Love: False Start / Out Here (Reviews) [17.Jul.08]
Best Reissues of 2006 (Features) [22.Dec.06]
The Beatles: Love (Reviews) [14.Dec.06]
Love and shopping (Marginal Utility) [8.Aug.05]
The Juliana Theory: Love (Reviews) [13.Mar.03]
    Love: Forever Changes (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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