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You Should Be Watching: Louie

You Should Be Watching: Louie

Spenser Milo June 28, 2012 0

You Should Be Watching: Louie Quite possibly the best television show on right now, Louie comes back tonight at 10:30pm on FX. Once you’ve seen the show it’s really not very hard to figure out why it

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Interview with The Great American Novel

Interview with The Great American Novel

Spenser Milo June 27, 2012 0

Last week, the second album from The Great American Novel, Kissing came out and has gotten enough buzz to make some people smile very wide. Layne Montgomery, an occasional contributor for Based on Nothing, was kind enough to

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Retro Album Review: Box Car Racer – Box Car Racer

Retro Album Review: Box Car Racer – Box Car Racer

Spenser Milo June 26, 2012 1

Even though this review is using the term “retro” extremely loosely, this album is actually ten years old now. Box Car Racer was a side-project started by Blink-182’s Tom Delonge and Travis Barker. Eventually

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The Line of Ambiguity

The Line of Ambiguity

Spenser Milo June 26, 2012 3

How far does ambiguity go in storytelling to where it’s not annoying for the audience? Well, in this day and age, that’s a very tough question. Today’s audiences want things spelled out to them,

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Album Review: The Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania

Album Review: The Smashing Pumpkins – Oceania

Layne Montgomery June 21, 2012 0

While everyone’s been on Facebook chat for the past few years or so, AOL Instant Messenger has secretly been developing – I kid you not – time travel equipment. Since absolutely no one has

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Season Round Up: Girls – Season 1

Season Round Up: Girls – Season 1

Spenser Milo June 18, 2012 0

“Excuse me, where am I?” is a quote said in the Girls finale and the easiest way to describe the series thus far. Despite all of its hate and confusion, Girls is a great show. Girls has survived the Internet

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Album Review: The Great American Novel – Kissing

Album Review: The Great American Novel – Kissing

Spenser Milo June 18, 2012 0

Last time The Great American Novel made an album it was a group of guys singing their lungs out, having fun, and probably in a garage. Now with Kissing, the group’s second album, that fun

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Album review: Guided By Voices – Class Clown Spots a UFO

Album review: Guided By Voices – Class Clown Spots a UFO

Layne Montgomery June 13, 2012 0

Full disclosure: Guided by Voices is my favorite band ever. I probably like this album more than you do, no matter what. I have spent a lot of time listening to them, not to

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Season Round Up: Mad Men – Season 5

Season Round Up: Mad Men – Season 5

Spenser Milo June 11, 2012 0

It’s truly hard to discuss a season of Mad Men, one of the best dramas on TV right now and most likely ever. The show is so neatly done with extreme precision that it’s difficult

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Why Do You Hate This? Fight Club

Why Do You Hate This? Fight Club

Spenser Milo June 11, 2012 0

First off, yes, this is a Why Do You Hate This? about the movie Fight Club. One of the most talked about, praised, and worshiped movies ever. It even stands at number twelve on the IMDB Top 250.

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