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‘The Dirties’ Review
Nobody asked for this movie. But someone was going to make it. I'm just glad it was Matthew Johnson, a young (but not as young as he looks!) Canadian director/co-writer/co-star who has the chutzpah to take on a really difficult subject and the chops to deliver without coming off as crass or exploita…
Top 10 Humble Pie Songs
One could make a good argument that Humble Pie have in some ways lived out the prophecy of their name. Now frequently overshadowed by the same peers they once blew off the stage, the British group have indeed been forced to eat humble pie in the grand scheme of classic rock history...
Is Victoria One of the Friendliest Towns in America?
The short answer, at least according to Forbes Magazine, is no. But what the hell do they know? When I first moved here some 16 years ago, one of the things that impressed me was how nice people were. In fact, I still feel that way. What do you think? Is Victoria one of the friendliest towns in Amer…
Natalie Maines, ‘Mother’ (Pink Floyd Cover) – Song Review
Natalie Maines is supporting the West Memphis Three with a cover of Pink Floyd's 'Mother' for 'West of Memphis: Voices For Justice,' a benefit album for Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin, whose story is told in the 2012 'West of Memphis' documentary. The longtime Dixie Chicks si…
Jimi Hendrix, ‘Somewhere’ – Song Review
Jimi Hendrix is one of the most exhaustively chronicled musicians in rock music history. Though he released just three studio albums in his lifetime, he has been the subject of a seemingly inexhaustible series of mostly-exploitative posthumous releases.
On March 5, Experience Hendrix hopes to rectify…
Bon Jovi, ‘Because We Can’ – Song Review
The lead single from Bon Jovi's upcoming 'What About Now' album is as pop-friendly as anything the group has released. Bright production and a message of inspiration turn 'Because We Can' into a song mainstream radio may embrace like the latest 'American Idol' cont…
A Very Accurate ‘Les Miserables’ Review
Maybe musicals aren't your thing. In that case, here's a review for you. While everyone else is ruining their pants over 'Les Miserables,' one man can't get over the fact that Wolverine can sing. For everybody else, here are a bunch of 'Les Miz' covers from YouTube…

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