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What It Do: Destined For Failure

“Call in the cavalry to disrupt this perception of freedom gone wild. God damn it…first one wants freedom, then the whole damn world wants freedom.” – Gil Scott-Heron

 

Chief Justice John Roberts of the United States Supreme Court has done the job he was hired to do. Legal protections…

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Between & Beyond: Post-Halloween Depression

Another Halloween has come and gone, and I often experience a sort of post-Halloween depression. I have always had an affinity for the holiday, more than any other, and unlike my disillusionment with Christmas which came as I grew up, Halloween continues to hold significance; probably, it has even gained…

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Deleted Scenes: Monkey Hands

Stop me if I’ve told you this before, but there’s a tiny monkey that lives inside my head. In the spot where most people have a brain, I have a very small monkey. He wears a tiny little hat (why not?) and has big oversized hands. Not huge—they still have…

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In Memory Of Lou Reed: 1942-2013

He was an avatar of cool, who set a standard that an entire generation within New York and without it tried and more often than not failed to match. Lewis Allan Reed could be as understated musically as the three letters of the single-syllable he went by for decades—Lou—but…

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Shoreworld: Keith Kenny Heads To Laos; Sandy Mack Is NJ’s Ultimate Helpin’ Harpist

Keith Kenny Invited To Headline UXO Concert In Laos

Vientiane, Laos, has been named the proverbial “City of Sandalwood,” a descriptive identifier handed down from the deep communications of the Pali, the liturgical language of Theravada Buddhism. It is also the world’s most heavily bombed country, per capita, in…

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Maria Mar’s Local Radar: Statik Silence

My local rock squad, we meet once again. Wednesday has become the greatest day of the week, because we can chat local music, of course. Week to week, I try to open my ears and expand my knowledge of the various genres in the local music scene. My goal…

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Out Of Bounds: NBA Preview – Part II

Earlier this month, Out Of Bounds gave part one of its annual NBA breakdown, in which the talent-driven Western Conference was thoroughly dissected. We shift to the Eastern Conference this week, where we find LeBron James’ Heat, Carmelo Anthony’s Knicks and Deron Williams’ Nets. In the list below, you’ll…

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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Jeff Beck Is A Beach Boy

BETHLEHEM, PENNSYLVANIA—The Sands Entertainment Center is packed. Anticipation for what we are about to witness is palpable. When news of Jeff Beck’s pairing with Brian Wilson was first announced, all anyone could do is scratch their heads. Now that it was about to unfold, we couldn’t wait. As it…

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Queued Up: Fear Edition

FEEL BETTER NOW?

It’s hard to make violence shocking onscreen anymore, but The Purge manages to make you squirm a bit. In the near future, the U.S. government sanctions an annual night of lawlessness that allows society to exorcise its aggressive, hateful impulses in a 12-hour orgy of violence…

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Kam On Film: ‘The Counselor,’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ and What’s New In Theaters

The Counselor

20th Century Fox

Rated R for profanity, sexuality, graphic violence and grisly images

“Can’t Miss” Crime Thriller Manages To Miss The Mark

It’s easy to see why this crime thriller got greenlit by Hollywood. First of all, it was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Cormac…

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