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Vinyl Vlog 541
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the reissue of The Lorrainas’ Party ‘Til It’s Dark LP. Sure, this vinyl reissue of Party ‘Til It’s Dark – The Lorrainas’ first and only full-length studio album – may seek to re-introduce...

Tuesday, 15 February 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 540
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into a reissued copy of the Charm School Dropouts LP by The Vapids. For almost three decades now, The Vapids have been one of the hardest working bands in Canada. Since the day they started in 1993, The Vapids have never stopped...

Monday, 14 February 2022
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I Wanna Be Literated #249
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The Gods Themselvesby Isaac Asimov Try as I may, as much as I want to branch out when reading sci-fi, I always come back to my man Isaac Asimov. I don’t know what about his books appeal to me so much. Is it the mystery or intrigue surrounding his stories? Is it the...

Monday, 14 February 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #106
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Zach Snyder’sThe Justice League Marvel at the very existence of the Snyder Cut of Justice League. I mean, the sheer fact that it exists and that it does in this form is absolutely astounding. Just look at this monster… To give some backstory, when Justice League...

Thursday, 10 February 2022
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Spotlight: Other You
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WHO: Steve Gunn WHAT: Other You WHY: I’ve been having a hard time describing Other You, the latest album by Steve Gunn. Every time I play it, it pulls my attention and immerses me in the rich world of its sound. It’s a beautiful world, gentle-sounding, mesmerizing,...

Wednesday, 09 February 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #105
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The Suicide Squad Honestly, what are we doing here? And if these mainstream superhero movies are your thing, what are you doing with your life? The whole point of THE Suicide Squad is a James Gunn fuck you to Marvel for having fired him. So, the whole thing is already...

Friday, 04 February 2022
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I Wanna Be Literated #248
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The Practice and Theory of Bolshevismby Bertrand Russell This is such a special book to me because it combines two things I really love: Soviet history (particularly the early era) and Bertrand Russell (who is the world’s main man). I tried prepping for this book by...

Wednesday, 02 February 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 539
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Nowhere Generation LP by Rise Against. It feels difficult to believe that, with Nowhere Generation, Rise Against has been making records for twenty years. Now, that isn’t to say any band making music together...

Friday, 28 January 2022
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SPOTLIGHT: Solid Gold
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WHO: U-Roy WHAT: Solid Gold WHY: You don’t have to know that U-Roy is a reggae legend to enjoy this – his final album released posthumously. Solid Gold contains, basically, solid gold reggae hits revisited (updated?) and reimagined by U-Roy with an all-star cast of...

Thursday, 27 January 2022
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I Wanna Be Literated #247
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The Theory of EverythingThe Origin and Fate of the Universeby Stephen Hawking It’s probably a good idea if we collectively started consuming a little less fiction and read more non-fiction, particularly stuff that challenged and helps us understand the world around...

Tuesday, 25 January 2022
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