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I Wanna Be Literated #256
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Draculaby Bram Stoker Remember when vampires were hot? Are they still hot? I think so, because What We Do in the Shadows is so popular. Maybe vampires work better as a punch line. Whatever the case, I’ve always thought vampires were a cool concoction. Maybe because...

Wednesday, 11 May 2022
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Photo Booth: Laura Jane Grace Live @ Crystal Ballroom, Somerville MA, [05-07-22]
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Photos by the unmatchable Brittany Rose...

Sunday, 08 May 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 547
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Lou ReedI’m So Free (The 1971 RCA Demos) Lou Reed is a hard man to pin down. He’s simply unknowable. Either because he wanted it that way, or because he himself wasn’t quite sure of who he was. He’s been analyzed and idolized endlessly as a messiah or a junkie...

Friday, 06 May 2022
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Vinyl Vlog 546
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Warhorse LP by Charger. After releasing a couple of singles to introduce themselves last year, Charger (Rancid bassist Matt Freeman’s side project) has finally elected to give listeners a full-course meal of exactly...

Tuesday, 03 May 2022
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I Wanna Be Literated #255
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The Book of Darrylby the Goggles Look, let’s cut to the chase here. I love a good idea, and the Book of Darryl is full of good ideas. The premise: imagine that Jesus had a childhood friend that he formed a band with in the dark years that weren’t covered in the...

Sunday, 01 May 2022
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Photo Booth: Pears @ O’Briens, Boston MA, 04-27-22
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Photos by Brittany Rose QueenFollow her on IG for the best coverage of Boston area...

Friday, 29 April 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #109
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Malignant Don’t listen to people who say Malignant is somehow shifting the paradigm of horror movies. Just approach it as you would a normal movie and allow yourself to be impressed, OK? People are dumb and you need to form your own opinions. This was my approach...

Wednesday, 20 April 2022
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I Wanna Be Literated #254
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The Awakeningby Kate Chopin God bless those free libraries you see around town. Not only is it a perfect way to spread culture and joy throughout the community, it’s a haven of opportunity. This is the year I’m trying to read more classics, and lo and behold, my...

Sunday, 17 April 2022
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TV Party Tonight! #108
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Reds – 40th Anniversary Edition Is Reds the greatest longest movie of all time? Better than Apocalypse Now! Redux? I’m looking at the AFI Top 100 movies of all time and I think Lawrence of Arabia is the longest at 3 hours 42 minutes. That movie’s good. It’s...

Monday, 11 April 2022
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Photo Booth: LCD Soundsystem @Roadrunner [Boston, MA] 04-06-22
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Photos by Dan Benedetto @dbendo on...

Friday, 08 April 2022
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