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Case Closed

Checking out the first volume of Gosho Aoyama's comic mystery manga series. . .

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Muldaur, Fleming and Lomax

Profoundly cool guy, renowned record producer, musician, and Assistant Director of the Alan Lomax Archive, Don Fleming, has started recording a new album with singer Jenni Muldaur and has provided some insight into the project: “The story is that we have started recording tracks and will continue to do so …

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Singers Want a Piece of The Wall

Interesting story came up over the long holiday weekend: the 23 kids who sang “We don’t need no education/We don’t need no thought control/No dark sarcasm in the classroom/Teachers leave them kids alone” on Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In the Wall Pt 2,” from the band’s ’79 monster The Wall, …

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Body Bags

Roxy Saint — self-described “musician-performance artist-guerilla filmmaker” — has a new “line” of dresses fashioned from trash bags. The emaciated anti-fashionista is calling the limited line “TRASH COUTURE” – the first dresses are now available for view and order here, all priced at $55.00: rather pricey for a trash bag, …

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Breslin Doc On KCRW

New radio documentary tomorrow on famed NYC columnist and muckraker Jimmy Breslin, on KCRW, NPR’s flagship station for Southern California: “JIMMY BRESLIN: THE ART OF CLIMBING TENEMENT STAIRS” Documentary produced for KCRW TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30 at 2:30pm (PT) — A “Politics of Culture” Special Program Love him or hate him, …

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SpongeBob Contest

We don’t have any reviews of the new SpongeBob Squarepants movie yet, although we have plenty of info on it here and Bill Lamb’s review of the soundtrack — with tracks from The Shins, Wilco, Ween, The Flaming Lips, Avril Lavigne and Motorhead — here. And we have glad tidings …

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Orby Records Spotlights: Jerry Lee Lewis

“The Killer,” Jerry Lee Lewis was a member of Sun Studios’ Million Dollar Quartet. He gained notoriety as the first wild man of rock ‘n’ roll, but the wild man inevitably overwhelmed the rock ‘n’ roll, which would have relegated him to a musical footnote were it not for his …

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Live and Learn

Is this shit fair? Hell no, but it is reality and even the mighty U.S. military cannot redefine reality as it sees fit. We must live and learn, refine, be flexible, get smarter as we go. Words of wisdom from Jackson Diehl in the Washington Post: Last week Arab satellite …

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