Resistance

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In his autobiography “And There Was Light”, Jacques Lusseyran tells the tale of how he was blinded in an accident at the age of 8, became a teenage member of the French Resistance during WWII: was betrayed, captured and subsequently interrogated by Nazi SS officers, leading to his final incarceration …

Pretentiously Beautiful

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It’s become very difficult to anoint the next Nirvana or the next Metallica, during the past few years, due to either a shallowness in the talent pool or just a corporate overhaul of the music business. I’m not usually someone that prefers to treat musicians or bands as icons or …

Not For The Squeamish

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I’ve decided that because of the amount of free time I have and the lack of a hobby, I would comprise a list of the ten most disturbing and blood curdling horror films that I have ever seen. The Halloween season has inspired me to absorb myself in the illogicality …

The Steady Progression

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As Robert Harvey proclaims “Dance for the freedom,” you might roll your eyes at the apparent absurdity present but the beauty and musical bliss will make you believe. This feeling persists to be the theme throughout their second album, “Welcome to the North.” They might tread through treacherous terrain, mixing …

A Life of Music and Triumph

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The celebrity nature of the music industry and grotesque self promotion of talentless figureheads is dragging every upcoming artist right through the mud but there is always a revolutionary out there to lead the way. There are a few bright spots shining through the cluster of dark clouds but the …

Concert: No Doubt

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It was June 8th at the Tweeter Center in Camden NJ. The bill for th is ach department phone show was Blink 182 as the opening act and No Doubt the headliners. I truly came to this show for only one reason, Gwen Stephanie and the boys from No Doubt. …

The Village

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Much like the brilliant but late Stanley Kubrick, M. Night Shyamalan has a knack for building up suspense and drama by slowly introducing the integral characters in a deliberate manner. “The Village” is a good example of this technique, because instead of numbing the senses by unleashing a barrage of …

“SPIDERMAN” Spins Another Web

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Spiderman 2 is even better than the first excellent installment. ach department phone This is a summer popcorn movie. It has something for everyone; action for kids and men, comic book references for comic book geeks and romance for women. This is what a great blockbuster should always do bring …

A Tale of Two Shows

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As a long time progressive rock, grunge rock and alternative rock junkie it was difficult for me to get overly excited about a band that is all about having a good time and wearing makeup, but Kiss’s stage show opened my eyes in a way most concerts never have. I …