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TV Party Tonight! #89
DVD/Blu-Ray

The Hobbit: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-rayExtended & Theatrical / 4K Ultra HD + Digital HD We are extremely happy to be covering Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth movies here on TV Party Tonight and after considering the order, we decided that talking about the...

Sunday, 03 January 2021
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Vinyl Vlog 471
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Katy PerrySmile It used to be hard to find a bigger pop star than Katy Perry. Nowadays, it’s a little easier. At the height of her stardom, it was absolutely obvious what Perry’s appeal was: her music was fun at the most visceral level. It’s truly interesting to...

Saturday, 02 January 2021
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Vinyl Vlog 470
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Fat Possum reissue of the Catholic Boy LP by the Jim Carroll Band. Readers need to know that, first, I did not sleep on this review – the truth is that I’ve written and then started over with this review a...

Wednesday, 30 December 2020
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Ground Control Magazine Year in Review 2020
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What a year it’s been. No matter how it impacted you, it hit music, movies, and TV pretty hard too. Bands couldn’t tour, movies couldn’t be released in theatres, and TV shows stopped taping. That said, there were some great highlights that, although they came to...

Tuesday, 29 December 2020
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Vinyl Vlog 469
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El Camino: A Breaking Bad MovieOriginal SoundtrackDave Porter & Various Artists(Mondo Vinyl) Like many viewers, I started watching Breaking Bad because for obvious reasons: buzz, recommendations, and Netflix. However, it quickly becomes apparent what makes Breaking...

Wednesday, 23 December 2020
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I Wanna Be Literated #233
BOOKS

Climate Crisis and the Global New Dealby Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin We should consider ourselves lucky that Noam Chomksy is still around, and double lucky that he’s still putting out books discussing important topics like global warming. Climate Crisis and the...

Tuesday, 22 December 2020
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TV Party Tonight! #88
DVD/Blu-Ray

Beverly Hills Cop It’s a weird time to be a fan of movies. Or, more of a catch 22, I should say. With the lockdown we have more time than ever to indulge in new TV Shows or movies, but because of the lockdown, the movie-going business is at a stand-still. We have the...

Monday, 21 December 2020
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TV Party Tonight! #87
DVD/Blu-Ray

V for Vendetta Strap in because I’m about to go on a civil defense of the movie V for Vendetta, and this is a hill I’m prepared to die on. Especially because V for Vendetta never stood a chance in spite of being a great movie. Probably the main strike against this...

Monday, 14 December 2020
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Vinyl Vlog 468
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Existential Reckoning LP by Puscifer. Ever since Maynard James Keenan first appeared on the rock radar, the singer’s depth as a creative entity has never been questioned or debated. The singer has always been so...

Friday, 11 December 2020
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Vinyl Vlog 467
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A deeper look at the grooves pressed into the Oi – 40 Years Untamed compilation from Pirates Press Records. I confess that, when I first heard the punk subgenre known simply as Oi!, it was pretty far from my favorite thing. At the time, the music just didn’t...

Thursday, 10 December 2020
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