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Calendar, Night&Day That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling

When we think of shipwrecks, we think of Gordon Lightfoot singing The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald. (Oh, be quiet, it's a good song. And it's also based on a real event on Lake Superior. It describes how shipwrecks often…
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Music, Hear This Bob Harp

Bob Harp

On his upcoming release Collecting Dust, Bob Harp's gently earnest delivery brings him in line with the 1972 continuum of singer-songwriters like James Taylor and Gordon Lightfoot. But the album's stark, unfussy production gives it a makeshift, living room–studio feel,…
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Music, Reviewed Weezer


If not for an album called Pinkerton, Weezer might be regarded simply as longtime purveyors of goofy Top 40 singles. But with that scrappy 1996 follow-up to their smash-hit debut, "The Blue Album," Rivers Cuomo and company made one of…
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Film, Gallo's Pole

Gallo's Pole

Rare is the film that caters to fans of rabbits, motorcycles, Gordon Lightfoot, and fellatio, but now, thanks entirely to Vincent Gallo, we've got that demographic nailed. With The Brown Bunny, the cinematic enfant terrible who gave us the awful…
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Music, Reviewed Beck


Beck has always been surprising. Ever since his 1994 slacker manifesto "Loser," he has confounded listeners with abstract lyrics, abrupt stylistic shifts, and wacky studio tricks. Each new Beck record brings a rich amalgam of sounds and ideas, making him…
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