De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

By Emmanuel Elone

And the Anonymous Nobody is an album that was destined for greatness but failed to live up its potential. 31 Aug 2016 // 2:30 AM

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show: The Complete Third Season

Mary Richards, as essayed by the incomparable Mary Tyler Moore, would evolve over the span of the series, but at her core, she was always the wise, wonderful gal pal, the sounding board off of which those around her bounced their good natured notions.

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11 Apr 2006 // 1:00 AM

Rocketboom

In many ways, TiVo is a particularly apt platform for a show like Rocketboom.

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PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren

Cards bearing messages like 'I love to pee when I'm swimming' could be deceptive emotions, the Internet equivalent of an anonymous prank call.

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11 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Mecca Normal: The Observer

An eclectic piece of work that is vivid with lyrical imagery while relying on a style that brings to mind Lou Reed's New York landmark

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Ugly Duckling: Bang for the Buck

All of the songs are perfectly enjoyable on their own, but taken as a whole they blend together and become a wonderful funk mood piece. If smiles were music, they might sound a lot like this album. Mischievous, silly, happy smiles.

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Jason Miles: Whats Going On: Songs of Marvin Gaye

Desecration of a music legend begins here.

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11 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Rah Bras: WHOHM

Rah Bras will eat you alive, digest you, regurgitate you, and then maybe eat you again, like cows, except greener and with alien antennae.

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Various Artists: The Rough Guide to the Music of Tanzania

It's an entire music store in a single album. Or something like that.

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11 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

T.I.: King

It's pretty early in 2006 to talk about albums of the year -- but this record says it's time to start.

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Christopher O’Riley: Home to Oblivion: An Elliott Smith Tribute

There's more intensity than obvious variety, and a remarkable unity became manifest when I just started the CD playing and let it play through. Then the whole recital revealed itself as manifestly something massive, and the lack of superficial variety a development of consistency.

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Anticipation and Expectation in Game Marketing: The Art of “Anti-Hype”

// Moving Pixels

"Watch the trailer for No Man's Sky and then for Frostpunk. There is a clear difference in the kind of expectations each creates in its audience.

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