DVD Review: Barney Miller: The Final Season

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Barney Miller

Every once in a while a show will rise above its sitcom format, or do something special within that structure. Shows like M.A.S.H. and All In The Family come to mind as examples. And such a show was Barney Miller. The writing was really good, the characters completely fleshed out and original, and the acting quite good as well. The … Read More

Michael DohertyDVD Review: Barney Miller: The Final Season

Wes Craven: A Grateful Fan’s Journey With The Master of Horror

Craig SchroederAnnoucements, Breaking News, Celebrities, Critics, Horror, Movies, OpinionLeave a Comment

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As a kid, under no circumstance was I to watch an R-rated movie. This precluded me from indulging on all the horror movies that all of my buddies were so fond of. I heard lore of Freddy and Jason, but was never allowed to experience them for myself. “You don’t want to watch that crap, those horror movies are all … Read More

Craig SchroederWes Craven: A Grateful Fan’s Journey With The Master of Horror

Tour Announced: Parkway Drive with Miss May I

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Parkway Drive Miss May I Tour

Metal juggernauts Miss May I have announced they will be direct support on Parkway Drive’s upcoming fall tour. The run of dates will start in San Diego, CA on October 29th and wraps up in Las Vegas, NV on December 6th. Miss May I is currently touring in support of their newly released, fifth studio album, Deathless, which is available … Read More

Kyle DodsonTour Announced: Parkway Drive with Miss May I

@aGLIFF Preview – Opening Night Film: @fourthmanout

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Fourth Man Out

aGLIFF returns with its 28th season this September 10th thru the 13th. In a town filled with film fests, the Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is the longest running and one of the best of breed. PCB has been covering the fest for the last couple years and every year their tremendous programming staff and board manage to top … Read More

Adam Ruhl@aGLIFF Preview – Opening Night Film: @fourthmanout

BREAKING: Horror Master Wes Craven Dead at 76

Garon CockrellBreaking News, Celebrities, ObituaryLeave a Comment

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The Hollywood Reporter has reported that horror master, and one of the people responsible for my undying love of horror, Wes Craven has died after fighting brain cancer. Our hearts go out to his family and the legion of fans whom he inspired throughout his career. I’m really at a loss here. What a shocking post to have to write. Craven … Read More

Garon CockrellBREAKING: Horror Master Wes Craven Dead at 76

Top 7 “Foodie” Moments on NBC’s HANNIBAL

Craig SchroederCritics, Food Review, Miscellaneous, New TV, Opinion, TelevisionLeave a Comment

Hannibal Cooking

Today is a sad day for roughly 2.5 to 3.0 million TV fans. Tonight marks the series finale for NBC’s Hannibal, the best thing on television since its debut in 2013 (despite rumors to the contrary, it seems Hugh Dancy’s recent casting as the lead in The Way, a forthcoming Hulu series, means Hannibal’s resurrection is unlikely). If you are one of the … Read More

Craig SchroederTop 7 “Foodie” Moments on NBC’s HANNIBAL

September 2015: New Releases in SFF to be excited about

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September has quite a few books to look out for in Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Here’s a few of the highlights:   The Shepherd’s Crown Terry Prachett September 1st, 2015 HarperCollins       The last Discworld novel. Fans everywhere are awaiting this with tears in their eyes. Rest in Peace, Sir Terry.     Sorcerer to the Crown Zen Cho … Read More

JL JamiesonSeptember 2015: New Releases in SFF to be excited about

CD Review: Dave Davies: “Rippin’ Up New York City”

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Dave Davies: "Rippin' Up New York City"

Last year Dave Davies released a new studio album titled Rippin’ Up Time, and now he has a new live album coming out, which was recorded at the City Winery in New York and is appropriately titled Rippin’ Up New York City. It was actually recorded last year, on November 24 and 25, just a month after the studio album … Read More

Michael DohertyCD Review: Dave Davies: “Rippin’ Up New York City”

CD Review: Lindi Ortega – “Faded Gloryville”

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Faded Gloryville

Discovering an artist that’s put a few albums out already is wonderful. Not only do you get a great album up front to listen to, you can go back and plunder the back catalog. It’s a bit of a drag for the artist who could have logged some sales ages ago, but better late than never. Such is the case … Read More

PF WilsonCD Review: Lindi Ortega – “Faded Gloryville”

CD Review: Nick de la Hoyde – “Passion”

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NICK DE LA

Be weary when a singer/songwriter claims to mix a wide variety of styles from R&B and hip-hop to pop and spoken word. There’s usually a shark sandwich about to be served. However, this is not the case with Australia’s Nick de la Hoyde. This 20-year-old does manage to mix multiple styles effortlessly on his debut EP Passion. The single, the … Read More

PF WilsonCD Review: Nick de la Hoyde – “Passion”

CD Review: bitter’s kiss – “bitter’s kiss”

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Siblings form bands all the time. And in the case of The Beach Boys and The Orwells, cousins join up as well. Parents and kids forming a band are less common. Sure we had The Partridge Family, a TV show loosely based on a real family called The Cowsills, but that was a long time ago. Now, from New Jersey, … Read More

PF WilsonCD Review: bitter’s kiss – “bitter’s kiss”

CD Review: Rimi Basu – “Unveiling” and “Crossing Over”

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Rimi

Most Westerners have a limited grasp of world music, save maybe for the sound system at Whole Foods, the local organic coffee shop, or scanning past it on the low end of the FM dial. Yes, the world craves Western pop, but other cultures have started to step up and make pop music as well, and they want to be … Read More

PF WilsonCD Review: Rimi Basu – “Unveiling” and “Crossing Over”

CD Review: Rhawn B. – “Expensive Ignorance”

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Rhawn

Fans of hip-hop might want to take this review with a grain of salt. That is to say, hip-hop music, like any form of music really, his hard to judge by non-aficionados. Yet, we’re always told to expand our musical horizons and give a listen to things that are outside of our comfort zone. Hailing from Inglewood, California, Rhawn B. … Read More

PF WilsonCD Review: Rhawn B. – “Expensive Ignorance”

CD Review: no:carrier – “Ghost of the West”

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No Carrier

Ghost of the West is an interesting concept EP. The four-song collection from German duo no:carrier features covers of California-friendly songs presented in what the band describes as electro pop noir. It all makes perfect sense once “The Boys of Summer” starts rolling to open up the EP. Slow and deeply melancholy, the no:carrier version sounds like a collaboration between … Read More

PF WilsonCD Review: no:carrier – “Ghost of the West”