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Music, Hear This Candye Kane: Show Preview

Candye Kane: Show Preview

Some believe the blues can be properly realized only by people who have experienced some serious shit. By that criterion, Candye Kane is a totally authentic blues artist. At various points, the San Diego-based vocalist has been a teenage mom,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Goodness Gracious

Goodness Gracious

It takes a lot of balls to light your tits on fire. Angel Cecelia Helene Walker, better known as Satan’s Angel, has done it approximately 25,000 times over the last 40 years. Born in San Francisco to a devout Catholic…
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Film, Splish Splash Thud

Splish Splash Thud

The early reviews for Beyond the Sea, the Bobby Darin biopic on which Kevin Spacey did everything save for feeding the crew and sweeping the set, have been so hateful that a latecomer to the bashing bash is tempted to…
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Music, Hear This Hear This

Hear This

Maybe it's because of her borrowed handle, but songwriter Sam Phillips always seems to require a little too much explanation. Fans inevitably have to qualify themselves with "Sam Phillips the singer," so as not to mix her up with the…
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Film, Zoom Lens Zoom Lens

Zoom Lens

>John Cassavetes' films, as fine as they often are, play like endurance contests, endless acting exercises premised on the notion that if one keeps talking long enough an essential truth may emerge. But Cassavetes' movies weren't improvised -- they were…
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Fifties-era teen film star Sandra Dee may have been, as the Grease lyric famously asserts, a "model of virginity," but her perky on-screen persona in movies like Gidget masked a celebrity who apparently had some serious personal problems. "Sandra Dee:…
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