Glowing Skulls, Murder Mysteries and The Detection Club

Glowing Skulls, Murder Mysteries and The Detection Club

By Sarah Boslaugh

The Golden Age of Murder frequently feels like spending time in the company of a loquacious friend who is a veritable storehouse of information about the Detection Club. 28 Jul 2015 // 6:59 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Breakestra: Hit the Floor

Miles Tackett and his collaborators form an ambitious crew -- and are obviously talented enough to continue pushing the boundaries of the Breakestra's potential.

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Coheed and Cambria + The Blood Brothers + Dredg + Mewithoutyou

Watching a near-sellout crowd recite lyrics like biblical text makes you wonder: when the hell did these guys get so big?

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26 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

South Park

Parker and Stone are like observational stand-up comics, without all the wry self-referencing and glib performance shtick.

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The Saint: The Early Episodes, Set 2

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	Susumu Yokota & Rothko: Distant Sounds of Summer

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25 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Siegel-Schwall Band: Flash Forward

You would be better off with a vintage Siegel-Schwall album, the earlier the better.

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25 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Calvin Johnson: Before the Dream Faded…

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	Gang of Four: Return the Gift (U.S. Version)

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Jerry Garcia Band performance for the ages falters in its DVD form.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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