Mix Cds

The debate on how to make the perfect mix CD for any occasion has been argued for many, many years. Making one alone is hard enough, but my fiancé and I found on Sunday that two people on the job can be a bit more difficult. Since our wedding is Saturday, we spent much of…
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End Of The World?

If you are reading this, then the world hasn’t upped and offed itself like radio host Harold Camping said would arrive last Saturday. I love crackpots like him. It’s the Harold Campings of the world that give me great pleasure in the fringes of our society. The hype this man received for going on the…
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Reviews: “Mortal Kombat,” Beastie Boys And TV On The Radio

Mortal Kombat I recently bought the new “Mortal Kombat” game for my X-Box 360 with high expectations. It was getting good reviews and as I normally never pay attention to other people’s reviews (thanks to Pitchfork.com’s music reviews being unbelievably snobbish), but when it comes to “MK” I need some input. After the first two…
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Stop The Presses!

Sunday night seemed like it was going to be an easy, run-of-the-mill night. I had just sent the pages to the press room and was posting stories online when suddenly, abut 10 p.m., the biggest news story since 9/11 erupted. Osama bin Laden was killed. Panic! Anxiety rushed through my veins as I had to…
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Good Old Days?

Almost everyone reflects fondly on the music from their youth. This is our brain purposely using tunnel vision to distort our perceptions. I often think fondly back on the 1990s and bands like Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Pavement, Rage Against the Machine, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and so forth. This was my soundtrack of my formidable years.