Futility, Humility, and Villainy in 'Magneto #21'

Futility, Humility, and Villainy in 'Magneto #21'

By Jack Fisher

As the world ends, we find out just what kind of man Magneto is. 31 Aug 2015 // 11:00 AM

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You know how in the National Football League, some guys are better suited to being assistant coaches after bombing as head coaches? That's Eddie Turner in music parlance: great guitarist in a band setting, but he doesn't have leadership material.

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15 Jun 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Lou Reed: Spanish Fly: Live in Spain [DVD]

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