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Black & Blues Documents Louis Armstrong’s Melodious Memoirs

Per Matt You may have heard that Louis Armstrong was labeled as the founding father of jazz music. He’s also been described as the “greatest influence” of the genre. Throughout his career, he was a trumpeter, a singer, a performer,… Continue Reading →

Tár Makes Me Think of Jeepers Creepers

Separating art from the artist, that is something fans of all genres have been trying to process since the dawn of time. As a horror fan, my first thought when hearing that statement is the film series, Jeepers Creepers. Writer/director… Continue Reading →

The Al Yankovic Story is Just as Weird as Its Subject

Who doesn’t love some “Weird Al” Yankovic? As I write this, I start thinking that I will get some social-media anger from the haters. (It’s inevitable, as a vast pool of people just has nothing better to do in life.)… Continue Reading →

Belushi Doc Brings the Fame, Pain and Shame

For most people, celebrity is fleeting. Sometimes it can take years, decades and even a lifetime to finally make your mark in the pop-culture zeitgeist. And then there’s the kind of people whose burning desire and work ethic seemingly create… Continue Reading →

Standing in the Shadows of Motown

Per Matt As Labor Day honors and recognizes the contributions of laborers in the United States, I thought it would be a pretty good time to shine the spotlight on the hard-working studio musicians of Detroit who became the backbone… Continue Reading →

To Be Like Bruce Lee Is To Be Water

Per Matt The sporting life — much like life in general — has been dramatically altered during this pandemic. While playing team sports have taken a backseat to just surviving somehow (with an assist from the writers of The Walking… Continue Reading →

Rocketman Lands as a Musical Fantasy Film

Per Matt For years, Elton John has been trying to bring his story of seeking an identity to the big screen, and with Rocketman, it was mission accomplished. So, is his life story worthy of any cinematic awards?

Tina Guo’s Electric Cello Highlights Game On!

If you think you hear The Legend of Zelda theme song being played overhead in your favorite retail bookstore or coffee shop, don’t worry, you’re not going crazy. That’s just the music of Tina Guo. What’s more, she’s playing the… Continue Reading →

Welcome New Writer: Holly

Hello out there! My name is Holly and I’ve been a geek all my life. As it turns out, it wasn’t just a phase (much to my parents chagrin) and I’m stuck this way forever. This is totally cool with… Continue Reading →

Cosplayer of the Month: MarieJane

Per Matt She has adopted different names in the past and you may recognize her under a different alias, but one thing is for certain: She sure loves to cosplay!

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