‘Rules Of Attraction/American Psycho’

Recently, I’ve read these two novels by author Bret Easton Ellis. I’ve read “American Psycho” while in college, but not “Rules of Attraction” until recently. I think it’s interesting to pair these two books up for the sake of this blog, since they share many characters and how vastly different they are in style and…
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The Great BluRay Con

Don’t let that headline be misleading, I love BluRay films and shows. The sound is much crisper, the picture is crisp and amazing…for most. As I recently discovered, certain shows and films actually look not so hot on BluRay. A month a go, Amazon had an amazing 55 percent off the four seasons of “Breaking…
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Music In The Election Season

Well, we are getting closer to election day in this fine country and, as usual, that means musicians are coming out of the woodwork to throw about their views on the current political landscape. And I hate it. Now, I am not shocked when Tom Morello from Rage Against the Machine writes a column in…
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Reality TV

There was a brief moment in my life when I watched reality television and sort of enjoyed it. That was back in the ‘90s and the show was “The Real World.” This was not like the “Real World” of today, with models pretending to be real people getting wasted all the time. No, this was…
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Bluegrass

A few weeks ago I attended a bluegrass-folk-alt-whatever show at the Cabooze in Minneapolis. It was Pert Near Sandstone’s Backyard BBQ featuring many local acts from the metro area. I love the metro area’s bluegrass scene. I went to many of these shows in college and covered a few of them for the college paper.…
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