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Friday, June 27 2014

Counterbalance: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Good Kid M.A.A.D. City’

I can feel this week's album's energy from two planets away. I got my drink, I got my music, I will share it, but today I'm yelling. Yelling about a 2012 hip-hop breakthrough and the subject of this week's Counterbalance, that is.


You Can’t Know the Answer in ‘Enemy’

Director Denis Villeneuve's most successful film to date is a baffling mood piece, a puzzle designed with no solution.


Is There Anything Rob Brydon Can’t Do?

Sometimes it seems like Rob Brydon is everywhere in the comedy world. And that's a good thing.


‘What Is Visible’ Is an Extraordinary Imaginative Feat

In this re-imagining of Laura Bridgman's life, we enter a vivid world, albeit one deprived of sight, sound, smell, and taste.


Thursday, June 26 2014

No Big Day Out for Australia Next Year

For the first time since 1998, Australia's most recognizable music festival will not be on the schedule. In what appears to be an ever-expanding live music calendar, competition for headliners, audiences, and cash is only becoming fiercer and fiercer.


Eliza Shaddad - “Waters” (video)

Seductive and haunting, "Waters" by Eliza Shaddad is a dance with life's dark choices.


‘L’eclisse’ Is Beautifully Made, but Boring as Hell

L’eclisse is a highly regarded work of European modernism that is pretty to look at, interesting to think about, and grueling to watch unfold.


The Truth of Milli Vanilli a Generation Later

This musical duo that never really was a musical duo prepared a nation of adolescents for disappointment -- and the eventual acceptance of Auto-Tune.


Wednesday, June 25 2014

Lines West - “Lover” (audio) (Premiere)

The simple alt-country of Lines West's music goes a long ways in softening the Connecticut band's intense lyrical explorations, as its new single "Lover" attests.


2014 Fall TV Preview: Mondays

We take a look at what new TV series the major networks are offering this fall, starting with the Monday night roster.


Dr. McMurtrie and the Gay Kiss (Columns) [25.Jun.14]
Does Fan Service Ruin Television? (Features) [17.Jun.14]
The Plight of ‘Secondary Sex’ (Channel Surfing) [5.Jun.14]
Miranda Lambert: Platinum (Reviews) [4.Jun.14]
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