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Saturday Spins: Rancid Ska

This week I will be covering punk rock outfit Rancid. The twist is the randomizer spit out an official/unofficial compilation of their best ska tracks.

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Saturday Spins: The Go

On this week’s edition of the soon-to-be-popular Saturday Spins, a new release, really a reissue, by the little-known garage rock outfit, The Go.

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Saturday Spins

In order to put my ~600 LPs and EPs to good use, and to continue my war against streaming music and other low-quality ways to digest music, I have conceived the idea of reviewing...

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Alive Again, Following Dreams

Runrig made, in my estimation, the perfect album with In Search of Angels. Most albums devolve into sulking or into joyful noise or rather serious introspection. It’s hard to find the right mix without being discordant.

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Kevin Williamson’s Smallest World

A radical libertarian manifesto that deserves to be taken seriously – and rejected. A Review of Kevin Williamson’s “The Smallest Minority: Independent Thinking in the Age of Mob Politics”

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Good, Bad, and Indifferent: QPR for 2Q

Opining on the interwebs doesn’t have quarterly performance reviews, but if it did, let’s see how some of the words I’ve put out into the ether have held up.

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Sunday Morning! Tarkovsky’s “Stalker” (1979)

The director angrily replied that the movie needed to be slower at the beginning so bored audience members would realize they were in the wrong theater and leave early, thus weeding them out.

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Forgiveness is Divine

The weirdest thing about forgiveness is that in the end it really isn’t about the person you’re forgiving, it’s about you.

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Up the Creek

The show could resort to the expected obvious jokes when these characters meet the salt of the earth townsfolk of Schitt’s creek. But the surprise here is how the show manages to only skirt the cheap gags and predictable slapstick and reveals some heart beneath the trite veneer.

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Murder, Friendship and Fun: My Favorite Podcast

The “My Favorite Murder” podcast, in which the two hosts take turns telling each other a story about a true-life murder each week, was #1 on iTunes within six months of the first episode. The show soon had a dedicated Facebook fan group and Twitter following (in which I am a late-but-enthusiastic-participant.)

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