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Rant ‘N’ Roll: Still Rolling

So, next year the Rolling Stones will celebrate a half-century of being a rock ’n’ roll band. Are there any plans? They’re being coy. But I’ll tell you this: If the dear lovable, demented genius Brian Wilso...

Inked Out: Hot Rod Tattoo

HOT ROD TATTOO—Atlantic City, NJ On a recent trip to Atlantic City for a holiday dinner party, I noticed a huge sign that read “Tattoo” as we drove down Atlantic Avenue. Since we were way early for the din...
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Deleted Scenes: The Parameters Of Funny

There are some men who will tell you flat-out as a blanket statement that women are not funny. I am not one of them. I think Wanda Sykes is one of the most hilarious people on the planet—every step on par with ...
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Reality Check: Readers Responses

READERS RESPONSES   One week to go before the Republican Primaries and the response for THE RON PAUL FACTOR – Issue: 12/21/11 challenges any this space has received in nearly 15 years. Here are the h...
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The Contrarian: Math Rocks

In 2012, the American protesters’ rally cry might have a bit of a different ring than it did in its incendiary first year. “We are the 94%” is unlikely to be a PR firebrand, but for the sake of respecting the o...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: CD Pile

Where It All Begins (Stax/Concord) is the sixth album from “The First Daughter Of Soul,” Lalah Hathaway, whose father, Donny Hathaway (1945-1979) recorded five ‘70s albums (two with Roberta Flack). Its 12 t...
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