Ted Rall's Bernie Bio Has Extra Relevance in the Wake of the Democrats' Presidential Defeat

Ted Rall's Bernie Bio Has Extra Relevance in the Wake of the Democrats' Presidential Defeat

By Hans Rollman

While clearly endorsing Bernie Sanders’ politics, Rall offers an interesting and balanced portrait of the man behind the politics. 2 Dec 2016 // 7:30 AM

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Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

What this game does so well is that it makes you actually feel like a WWII soldier, something that very few games have accomplished.

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The Submarines: Declare a New State

You could think of The Submarines as the diametric opposite of Jens Lekman. The former -- together, turning even lost love into happiness; the latter -- alone, managing to turn a sweet summer's night into a dense bed of sorrows.

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Dinosaur Jr.: Green Mind

Cleaned up a little but raging, alienated and freakin' loud as ever, J makes his uneasy peace with mass distribution.

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Backward-looking heavy metal that stares its own ridiculousness in the face and never cracks a smile, but does churn out a mean groove.

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The Crooked Jades: World’s on Fire

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Girl Talk: Night Ripper

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Rhonda Vincent: All American Bluegrass Girl

Rhondomon: Inscrutable perspectives on a self-proclaimed All-American Bluegrass Girl... or, is there anyone who's really good? Maybe goodness is just make-believe.

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Shot X Shot: Shot X Shot

Five sustained extended performances, melodic, sensitive to timbre and phrasing, but improvised music of a demanding sort by two ace saxophonists, with bass and drums to match.

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Empire of Dirt: The Aesthetics and Rituals of British Indie Music by Wendy Fonarow

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'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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