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Music

Summer Battle: Kanye vs Jay Z

This summer had the distinct pleasure of not only a Kanye West album dropping, but a Jay Z one dropping as well. I couldn’t let this opportunity pass without pitting the two head to head into a musical thunderdome. Full disclosure, I am a bigger Kanye fan vs. a Hova fan but I am trying […]

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Music

30 Years of Music: 2013 (So Far)

Yes, it does seem a bit silly to talk about 2013 in music when it’s only halfway done and dusted, but already I’ve heard some really excellent tunes. We’ve got a sturdy Top 10 this time, in no particular order, of all the songs that have excited me the most.

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Music

30 Years of Music: 2001

2001 is a hard one for me – not for lack of great music, but more because I was a depressed human making bad decisions during most of that year, and come that September, the national climate took its own downturn. The feels, man. Let’s have them.

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Pop Culture

Tron Legacy: The Dude in the Grid

I loved the first Tron.  I didn’t really get it for some time, until I realized that it really wasn’t all that deep.  Taking both Tron and Tron: Legacy at face value is paramount to enjoying them at all, I think.  So I flipped my willing suspension of disbelief to eleven and put on real […]