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Kam On Film: ‘Being Ginger,’ ‘Thomas Keating: A Rising Tide Of Silence’ and What’s New In Theaters

Being Ginger

Garden Thieves Pictures / Quad Cinema

Unrated

Bittersweet Exposé Explores Redheads’ Rough Lot In Life

Everybody knows blondes have more fun, but what about redheads? They have the least pleasure according to Scott Harris, the producer, director and primary subject of Being Ginger. In this bittersweet exposé,…

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Between & Beyond: Science

With last week’s fruitful exploration of True Detective, I realized that TV does at least make for good fodder. I have been wanting to address issues involving science for a while now, so with Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos now airing, it’s as good of a time as any. Science and…

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Reality Check: Religious Nonsense & The Law

I ain’t got no quarrel with them Viet Cong.

—Muhammad Ali

 

This week religion has jammed its hefty portion of silly into the ways of reality. Again. Why not? Humans are proficient at propping up fantasy to avoid obeying the law. Lord knows I do.

Firstly, we have the…

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Shoreworld: Mike Montrey Releases ‘Song By Song By Song’; A Benefit For John Clarizio Hosted By Chris Buono

Mike Montrey Releases Song By Song By Song

Mike Montrey is back with another organic concept that rolls music and art into one big groovy picture. Mike and I first discussed his idea about a year and a half ago. We talked about the method of time-releasing new music…

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Prehistoric Forest

Locals, we meet again. As I have previously stated, there are so many new and old bands on the scene making moves, playing shows, signing deals, and opening for national acts. Not going to lie, it really makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

This week, I am…

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Out Of Bounds: The Garden Of Zen

After weeks of rumors, on March 18, 2014, the New York Knicks made it official: Phil Jackson—a 13-time NBA champion (11 as a coach, two as a player) and a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame—is the new president of basketball operations. The “Zen Master” will…

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Back To The CD Pile…

Microclimates (self-released) by Brushfire Stankgrass is hippie to the core. Its combo of bluegrass and jam-grass goes from back-porch mountain Appalachia to futuristic electric eclectic electronica via a schizoid program of alternately funky and funny progressive folk songs for the mentally unbalanced (stankgrass.com).

No Depression Legacy Edition (Sony Legacy)…

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Queued Up: ‘Escape Plan,’ ‘American Hustle,’ ’12 Years A Slave’ And Other New Releases

ESCAPE PLAN

The buildup: Sylvester Stallone plays Ray Breslin, a security expert who breaks out of prisons for a living. But when he is set up by someone in the CIA to be incarcerated in a secret facility permanently, he teams up with fellow inmate Emil Rottmayer (Arnold Schwarzenegger)…

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Kam On Film: ‘Noah,’ ‘Jews Of Egypt’ and What’s New In Theaters

Noah

Paramount Pictures

Rated PG-13 for violence, suggestive content and disturbing images

Crowe Portrays Biblical Patriarch in Novel Adaptation of Popular Parable

Anybody with even a rudimentary knowledge of the Bible is undoubtedly familiar with the story of Noah and theArk.That scriptural passage, found in Genesis, revolves around…

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Reality Check: Crimea – The Russian Sheep Theorem

Take a moment and thank your preferred deity or talisman that John McCain didn’t become president in 2008. Regardless of what you think of this current model, McCain is certifiably insane with aggression and has urged this country to embroil itself in every skirmish, revolution, uprising, civil war and invasion…

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