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While Iron Chef America: Battle of the Masters is hardly a carbon copy of the original IC, it translates most of the idea faithfully and sure is a heck of a lot of fun to watch. Read More »

What’s in a (band) name?

An A-to-Z of interesting band names, brought to you by the hopelessly unfinished entertainment site, findthefun.com. The Accidentally Wonderful Bitter Little Dutchboy Choosy Mom’s Funky Dance Carnival Dow Jones and the Industrials Einstein’s Little Homunculus Fatal Mambo Ghosts and Vodka Honest Bob and the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives Invisibl Skratch Piklz Jiggle the Handle Knights of the Occasional Table The Lonesome Organist ... Read More »

Sing Along With Jesus

This week I finally got to listen to Jesus Christ Superstar: A Resurrection … and it shook me up in ways I wouldn’t have thought possible. First of all, like a lot of folks my age, I was exposed to the original JCS as a youngster. My mother owned a copy of the LP and played it quite a lot. ... Read More »

Rockin’ The Lobster

“I hope I die before I get old.” -The Who “I hope that I get old before I die.” -They Might Be Giants Theoretically, rock ‘n’ roll stays ageless — the music of youth and rebellion. In reality, the President of the United States repeatedly used a Fleetwood Mac song as his personal version of Hail To The Chief … ... Read More »