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Wife Swaps and Pawn Shops: 'The Triumph of Reality TV'

There’s no shortage of good research to be conducted on modern television, nor can it truly be said that what Leigh Edwards has accomplished isn’t good research.

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'God Bless Ozzy Osbourne' ... and So Say All of Us

To say that God Bless Ozzy Osbourne humanizes its titular subject may be a gargantuan understatement.

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Black Magic: 15 Essential Original Lineup Black Sabbath Songs

The original lineup of one of heavy metal's first and greatest bands has recently announced it had reunited and is heading back into the studio, so now is as good a time as any to dive into the vault and celebrate some essential Black Sabbath offerings from that incarnation.

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Super Bowl 2011's Best Commercials

The Super Bowl isn’t just the biggest night of the year for football fans, it’s also TV advertising’s main event.

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Voodoo Experience: 2010 - New Orleans

With a recent contract being signed to keep Voodoo in New Orleans through 2019, fans can expect the event to continue to grow and be a fitting close to each year’s music festival season.

Daniel Boczarski
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The Dreamers: Ozzy Osbourne Covers Lennon Song

Osbourne shows gratitude to Lennon by covering the latter's "How?"

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Black Sabbath 1968 - 1979: A Lyrical Reassessment

Black Sabbath, during Ozzy's original tenure, had at least as much in common with the 1960s counter-culture that preceded them as they did with the waves of metal bands that followed them in the 1980s and beyond.

Andy Johnson
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Slash: Slash

The Guns ‘N Roses/Velvet Revolver guitar-slinger gathers some of the most recognizable voices in popular music for his brand new solo album and... er, it doesn’t work out.

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I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne with Chris Ayres

Getting arrested for pissing on the Alamo while wearing his wife’s evening dress was the norm for Ozzy; while he’s forgotten at least half of what he’s done, the half he does remember is pure gold.

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Paint It Black (Sabbath)

A case could be made that Sabbath is by far the most misunderstood and underrated band. Ever. (Indeed, I've already made that case. Now I'm going to make it again.)

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Ozzy Osbourne + Rob Zombie

There is no metal veteran closer to a musical shaman than Ozzy.

Adam Williams
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Ozzy Osbourne: Black Rain

The Ozzman cometh once again. This time, he's a harbinger of doom, speaking of more earthly versions of evil than a mere Aleister Crowley-brand of hoodoo.

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Black Sabbath: The Dio Years

Ronnie James Dio's tenure in Black Sabbath was brief, but it resulted in some of the greatest songs in heavy metal history.

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Ozzy Osbourne: Prince of Darkness

The good, the bad, the ugly, and the truly questionable from the Prince of Darkness and Metal's reigning Court Jester.

Adam Williams

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