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Coldplay’s A Rush of Blood to the Head came out ten years ago

Coldplay’s A Rush of Blood to the Head came out ten years ago

Spenser Milo August 30, 2012 0

Earlier this week (Sunday to be exact), A Rush of Blood to the Head was released. Coldplay’s sophomore album was their real kick start into who and what they mean to music now (objectively speaking of

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Musicians on Pop Culture: Buddy Nielsen (Senses Fail)

Musicians on Pop Culture: Buddy Nielsen (Senses Fail)

Spenser Milo August 28, 2012 0

Musicians on Pop Culture is a new feature for Based on Nothing where we ask musicians to discuss things other than music. We ask them about movies, TV, books, and video games. Senses Fail’s Buddy Nielsen hung

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When We Think Too Much: Top 5 Characters That Should Be In the Next Super Smash Brothers Game

When We Think Too Much: Top 5 Characters That Should Be In the Next Super Smash Brothers Game

Spenser Milo August 28, 2012 0

With the release of the Nintendo Wii U lurking around us nowadays, there still isn’t any word on what would be the best possible launch-title game for the new console; the new Super Smash

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Episode Review: Breaking Bad – “Say My Name”

Episode Review: Breaking Bad – “Say My Name”

Spenser Milo August 27, 2012 0

Breaking Bad – “Say My Name” (season 5, episode 7) A theme for this short season of Breaking Bad is loyalty. It’s been questioned by the characters in just about every episode so far and

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Album Review: Bloc Party – Four

Album Review: Bloc Party – Four

Spenser Milo August 21, 2012 0

Something incredibly special is going on during Bloc Party’s appropriately titled fourth album Four. Since their debut Silent Alarm, the band has been able to pull off a distinct sound for every album. Four is no exception to

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Musicians on Pop Culture: Mark O’Connell (Taking Back Sunday)

Musicians on Pop Culture: Mark O’Connell (Taking Back Sunday)

Spenser Milo August 21, 2012 0

Musicians on Pop Culture is a new feature for Based on Nothing where we ask musicians to discuss things other than music. We ask them about movies, TV, books, and video games. Taking Back Sunday’s

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Episode Review: Breaking Bad – “Buyout”

Episode Review: Breaking Bad – “Buyout”

Spenser Milo August 20, 2012 0

Breaking Bad – “Buyout” (season 5, episode 6) It’s been awhile since we’ve seen things destroyed and disposed of in barrels on Breaking Bad. It’s also been awhile since we’ve seen Jesse front and center

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When We Think Too Much: TV Shows in Parallel Universes

When We Think Too Much: TV Shows in Parallel Universes

Spenser Milo August 16, 2012 0

Somewhere out there in some sort-of universe there are versions of our television shows that aren’t happening in our universe. Think Big Bang Theory without the laugh track, Seinfeld without Kramer, or House being about the patients. In this column

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Bright Eyes’ album, Lifted, came out ten years ago yesterday

Bright Eyes’ album, Lifted, came out ten years ago yesterday

Spenser Milo August 14, 2012 0

Ten years ago yesterday the Bright Eyes album Lifted or The Story is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground hit shelves and, well, ears. It was the first time a lot of fans

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Episode Review: Breaking Bad – “Dead Freight”

Episode Review: Breaking Bad – “Dead Freight”

Spenser Milo August 13, 2012 0

Breaking Bad – “Dead Freight” (season 5, episode 5) With three episodes left of this season, “Dead Freight” seems to be the start of an important plot for the remaining episodes. If last week’s “Fifty-One”

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