Roots Run Deep in 'Guardians of the Galaxy #16'

Roots Run Deep in 'Guardians of the Galaxy #16'

By Jack Fisher

This is a grounded and compelling story that shows why Groot is so lovable. 18 Jan 2017 // 10:30 AM

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King Jammy: King At the Controls

Jammy, credited with bringing reggae into the digital music age, was just a great producer, period. This excellent single-disc comp. gives you 20 reasons why.

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Everything That Rises Must Converge

It's become increasingly difficult, if not impossible, to find an appliance that merely serves its original function -- a phone that is just a phone, for example.

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The case against John Lennon was jumpstarted by a very scary image, namely, the musician and a black man on daytime TV.

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The last album from this Portland outfit is an eclectic bit of work that rarely leaves one bored. Whether it is the drone-ful “The Dream

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Playing to Lose: The Tragedy of 'This Is the Police'

// Moving Pixels

"Video gamers are not accustomed to playing to lose.

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