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Arts Music

New Music: Marilyn Scott’s Everytime We Say Goodbye

After 30 years of musical performance, Marilyn Scott followed through with an all-time dream: to record an acoustic jazz album like the old days in New York City. After albums like Avenues of Love and Walking with Strangers, Marilyn’s newest release, Everytime We Say Goodbye, is a refreshing change of pace. I’m all for experimentation. You […]

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Arts Movies

Movie Review: The Bucket List

Friday night. Just finished watching The Bucket List. I was expecting this to be one of those films that gets my wheels spinning. You know the kind. The ones that make you want to reevaluate your life and find more meaning in every waking moment and makes you kiss the bathroom floor out of gratefulness […]

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Culture Politics

Fear: The Cause of Lost Freedoms

Homeland Security has the power it has because we are afraid. Terrorists have probably planned dozens of attacks our government has thwarted and not publicized. We know that some suspects are detained longer and “questioned” in ways that standard civil law does not allow, yet we look the other way because we’d rather be sure […]

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Arts Movies

Movie Review: Then She Found Me (2008)

So this blog was supposed to be about Mama Mia.  Angelika had come through with a free screening pass to Mama Mia, and I invited my old college roommate, who lives in Bedford, to make the trek to Dallas on a Thursday night to see it with me. 

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Lifestyle

7 Steps to Surviving the TV Writer’s Strike

Who should we hate for the lack of content on tv? Do we blame the writers or the executives? Possibly both, but that doesn’t really matter. What matters is finding a Prime Time replacement for all the shows I usually enjoy. Due to the recent lack of watch-worthy content, I’ve chosen seven solid steps to […]