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Best new album of 2015 – now there are two to choose from


Until this week I was certain my choice for the best new album of 2015 was going to be Wolf Alice’s My Love is Cool.  Now the L.A. based alternative band Silversun Pickups have decided to make that a much … Continue reading

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A sea turtle’s underwater world


An amazing and beautiful video from the World Wildlife Fund taken with a GoPro camera on the back of a sea turtle at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy!

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“Inside Out” – Pixar’s best film yet


Pixar is so very good at making excellent animated movies on a wide range of topics, that it is hard to compare them equally. Wall-E and The Incredibles have long been my personal favorites. Still, Inside Out rises head and shoulders … Continue reading

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Nocturnal notes shimmer from the Golden State


Got the opportunity to check out Best Coast’s latest release last night, entitled California Nights. This dandy new album stokes up the volume and the intensity from the band’s prior forays, which included the Golden State’s glorious surfer sounds and … Continue reading

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The closest thing to a-la-carte viewing thus far


After years of frustration with Bombast and other less-than-customer-friendly cable companies, my wife and I have decided to cut the cord. Instead we have now installed a Mohu high-definition antenna and a Roku 3 web-streaming player. The HD antenna gives … Continue reading

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“The Intouchables” will melt your heart


Last night, we watched the French film, “The Intouchables”  on Netflix using our new Roku 3 web streamer. The movie is fun, hopeful, poignant, hilarious, and will absolutely melt your heart, while making you feel wonderful. Based on a true … Continue reading

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It’s never too late for great music


While perusing YouTube over the weekend I came across an outstanding song and acoustic performance by the band My Chemical Romance (or MCR for short). Sadly, the band recently broke up – it figures I would discover songs from them … Continue reading

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Temples enshrine the psychedelic era…and more


I discovered Temples listening to Impact 89fm – Michigan State University’s student radio station when they played the richly 1960’esque “Shelter Song.” As the first track on their debut full-length album, Sun Structures, the song aptly introduces Temples and a … Continue reading

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Building blocks of fun – “The Lego Movie”


Okay, I admit it. I went and saw The Lego Movie over the weekend. Yes, it is a hilarious, visually astounding, and engaging movie. But, this film is much more than that. The Lego Movie actually has a sound plot … Continue reading

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“Ladies and gentlemen…The Beatles!”


Tomorrow, February 9, 2014, is exactly 50 years to the day that The Beatles made their first appearance on American television – on the Ed Sullivan Show. Tonight, CBS, in conjunction with the Grammy’s, will be broadcasting a special celebrating … Continue reading

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