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Finished watching Stranger Things. Loved it, but I’m pretty much the ideal audience. It’s not for everyone, but like True Detective Season 1, it rises above and entertains better than most. But hey, some people are sticklers and parse everything out, looking for every possible fault before deciding from on high whether something is good

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As I prep the hard- and soft-cover books for shipment, I ran across a review of He Who Laughs Last that I’d like to share. The review is here. My favorite part is, of course, the sentence: “Well presented, well laid out, well written, I put this one in the heavy yes column.” I will

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For piano rock fans, there are simply never enough bands to go around. Sure, there is Ben Folds Five (welcomed back after 10+ year sabbatical) or early Billy Joel or Tori Amos, but if you like rock bands where the piano takes the lead, it’s hard to feel sated. Fortunately, the Scottish band Murnie fills

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After ten years together, Custom Built Empire (CBE) has finally released a record (literally), and while the album title Mission Statement is certainly appropriate for an 8-song EP, a more appropriate title might be “Finally Grows Up.” For while ten years is a long time to make your music available to the masses, CBE has