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Tuesday, August 17 2010

In ‘Dog Blood’, One is Meant to Love—Or At Least Relate To—Thy Hater

Imagine a George A. Romero zombie flick told from the point-of-view of the zombies. It wouldn’t work, because we would have to empathize with the antagonists, which would make them seem a little less terrifying.


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, June 23 2010

A year after his death, Jackson remembered more for music than for scandals


Friday, June 18 2010

Celebrating 68 Years of Paul McCartney

An up to date video flashback of his entire career.


Tuesday, June 15 2010

We Don’t Die, We Multiply: R&B Posse Tracks

Take Whitney Houston's "Saving All My Love For You", a steamy tale of a mistress longing for romantic bliss with a married man, and imagine how it might play out with a multi-perspective delivery.


Wednesday, May 12 2010

Paranoid Android: Is Music the Opiate of the iPod-Owning Masses?

Wherein our curmudgeonly record shop owner realizes that his store with its bins full of vinyl was his own personal iPod long before the iPod was ever invented.


Sunday, May 9 2010

An Impressive Group of Artists Attempt to Explain our Essential Bond With the Beat

Even the most eloquent speakers struggle to truly describe their unending passion for music.


Tuesday, April 20 2010

Zombies, Vampires and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead

Fans will find themselves terrified by some of the author's lack of knowledge of and respect for the horror genre.


Monsters and Mundanes: Being Human Series 2 (Channel Surfing) [13.Apr.10]
The Light #1-2 (Reviews) [30.Mar.10]
The Posthumous Sales Bump (Sound Affects) [29.Mar.10]
The Skeptic (Reviews) [27.Jan.10]
Home Movie (Reviews) [26.Jan.10]
Kingdom of the Spiders (Reviews) [24.Jan.10]
Jookabox: Dead Zone Boys (Capsule Reviews) [6.Jan.10]
Zombieland hat and bag (Consuming Consumables) [17.Dec.09]
Bell Horses: The Loves Last Time (Reviews) [10.Nov.09]
Michael Jackson, King of Pain (Channel Surfing) [28.Sep.09]
Verse-Chorus-Verse: The Jacksons (Sound Affects) [31.Aug.09]
Disco Inferno (audio) (Moving Citations) [18.Jul.09]
Atomising MJ (Features) [8.Jul.09]
Michael Jackson Forever (Features) [8.Jul.09]
Moonwalking (Features) [7.Jul.09]
Pop Star (Features) [7.Jul.09]
Living ‘Off the Wall’ (Features) [6.Jul.09]
Michael Jackson and the Mix (Features) [6.Jul.09]
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