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The Fourth Pick In The Great Album Game

  I didn’t discover the wonders of Tom Waits until the mid-’80s, but once I got my head out of my ass, I dove deep into his catalog. Discovering an artist late is good because you can sample his wares and gorge on the buffet he’s produced. This baby is his second album, the title …

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The Second Pick In The Great Album Game

 He lost his money and he lost his wife, those things don’t seem to matter much to him now. While “Born To Run” was the album that made Springsteen a sensation (he was on the covers of TIME and NEWSWEEK, not too shabby), this one is my favorite one. It’s dark, bleak, brooding, introspective–– with …

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O Brothers, Where Art Thou?

 It saddens me to report that Joel and Ethan Coen are mortals. They have finally written, directed and edited a not-so-great movie called “Hail, Caesar!” It’s not a bad film, it has its moments and some nice scenes, but it’s overall a miss for the brothers Coen. Wah wah wah. As a fanboy, I believe …

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