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SXSW10 Bands I Meant to See

I went to South By Southwest this year with a plan. It was a somewhat grandiose plan, with over 250 items on it for music alone, and when all was said and done, I saw 51 different bands perform. Granted, some on that original list

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03.29.10 My Top Ten RIGHT NOW

1. CONCERT Miike Snow at Music Hall A live show of electronic music has the potential to fail, I mean, wouldn’t it be better to just find a hopping club and dance the night away? Not so with this incredible live performance in which the

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Christina Aguilera: New Album!

So… confession: I’m mildly obsessed with Christina Aguilera. No joke. I would listen to her sing the names out of the phone book, I think she’s that good. And her newest album, which drops on June 8th, has me particularly excited. Mostly because I feel

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…’At The Movies’ Bids Farewell

The end of an era. But as Roger Ebert points out, it was also sort of inevitable: Theatrical distribution is now dominated by the big-budget, heavily marketed 3-D of the Week. Such films have a success utterly independent of critics. Like junk food, they’re consumed

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Friday Round Up is Kind of a Big Deal!

Huzzah! What a week! I’m pretty excited about the Healthcare Bill. I don’t by any means think it’s perfect (since when are Women’s Rights a bargaining chip?) but it’s a good start. I’m sad for the people who are angry. Threatening members of Congress with

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Today in History: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Today marks the 99th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that claimed the lives of 146 people working in a sweatshop in the village, most of whom were women. Recognize the building? If you went to NYU you probably had class there, it’s now the

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Death by Advertising

Micah White is an independent activist and contributor to Adbusters. Awhile back he wrote up an article about Second Skin, and just recently he sent me his newest campaign against advertising. As someone with a vendetta against media With and. It sharpen to a, flight

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Passive Aggressive Notes

I am totally aware there is an entire website dedicated to this, but if I submit this gem it might not get posted! Spotted in the ladies room in an NYC office building. Girls are ridiculous.

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Racing Dreams: Movie of the Year?

Just got word that my homeboy Marshall Curry’s new movie Racing Dreams will be in theaters this May. A couple of reasons to check it out: 1. Marshall’s first movie Street Fight is my #1 favorite documentary of all time (a Top Ten list I’ve