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Jon Sobel

Jon Sobel is a Publisher and Executive Editor of Blogcritics as well as lead editor of the Culture & Society section. As a writer he contributes most often to Culture, where he reviews NYC theater; he also covers interesting music releases. Through Oren Hope Marketing and Copywriting at http://www.orenhope.com/ you can hire him to write or edit whatever marketing or journalistic materials your heart desires. Jon also writes the blog Park Odyssey at http://parkodyssey.blogspot.com/ where he visits every park in New York City. And by night he's a part-time working musician: lead singer, songwriter, and bass player for Whisperado, a member of other bands as well, and a sideman.

DVD Review: ‘Gospel According to Al Green’ by Robert Mugge

For insight you'll get nowhere else into one of the most interesting artists of his era, pick up this re-release of Mugge's 1984 profile of the born-again singer.

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Music CD/DVD Review: The Who – ‘Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 2004’

Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey took the stage at the 2004 Isle of Wight Festival to show us what they still had, and a new box set brings us the concert on two CDs and one DVD that show there was plenty of life in the old boys yet.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Maps for a War Tourist’

The true story of 'the girl with the red foulard,' killed fighting with the PKK against the so-called Islamic State just as this production prepared to mount, takes its place in the connected and seemingly neverending sagas of the war on terror and the struggle for self-determination in the face of what may seem destiny.

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