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Andrew WK Levels Up Again

Ladies and gentlmen, the one and only Andrew WK has one-upped himself (and just about every other musician) once more. Following on the heels of his J-Pop cover album and Gundam tribute album, AWK has written an entire album of “spontaneous solo piano improvisations” (or

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The Enigmatic Genius: GACKT

Told you I’d explain this guy in a later post. Gackt Camui is an Okinawan musician, composer, lyricist, poet, author, actor, designer and model. Usually referred to by his mononymous stage name, GACKT. He is known for his work with Malice Mizer, and for his

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Disney Buys Marvel: The World Ends

Sure it makes sense. But the fact that the mouse and the wolverine are now owned by the same company is as depressing as it is inevitable. Will they keep their hands off of the comics? Will there be new rules to make Marvel even

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8.31.09 My Top Ten RIGHT NOW

1. Inglorious Basterds (2009) I can’t believe how much I enjoyed this movie. The thought of a fantasy revisionist history taking down Hitler seemed so indulgent to me and a useless exercise, but in the capable and overly film literate hands of Quentin Tarantino, the