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BoN Podcast #16: “Based on Taylor Swift”

BoN Podcast #16: “Based on Taylor Swift”

Spenser Milo October 19, 2014 0

The entirety of the sixteenth episode of Based on Nothing is all about Taylor Swift. How excited are we for her new album, 1989? What do we think of her music videos? What will

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Local Music Spotlight: An Interview with Mike Strain

Local Music Spotlight: An Interview with Mike Strain

Shannon Horte September 24, 2014 0

Sometimes you don’t have to go too far away to find gut-wrenchingly  passionate music. Often enough, there are people just outside your backyard making the sort of things you scour the Internet for. BoN

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BoN Podcast #13: “Mumblr”

BoN Podcast #13: “Mumblr”

Spenser Milo September 23, 2014 0

For the thirteenth episode of the podcast, Jacob and Spenser welcome 3/4ths of the band Mumblr! Nick Morrison, Sean Reilly, and Scott Stitzer discuss the band’s new album, Full of Snakes, and their upcoming

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How <i>Last Week Tonight With John Oliver</i>  became one of the year’s best shows

How Last Week Tonight With John Oliver  became one of the year’s best shows

Spenser Milo September 9, 2014 2

Ever since the early 2000s, audiences have been fond of the satire news format. What with Jon Stewart pioneering the movement, then Stephen Colbert following him with just as much popularity and buzz, the

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<i>True Blood</i>  died like it lived, wasting everyone’s time

True Blood  died like it lived, wasting everyone’s time

Jacob Harrington August 29, 2014 0

Watching True Blood really used to be so much fun. In the olden days I did not have HBO and I would go to my friend’s house to watch it with him and usually

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Local Music Spotlight: Gatsby’s Shipwreck

Local Music Spotlight: Gatsby’s Shipwreck

Shannon Horte August 27, 2014 0

Somewhere in the not-so-deep depths of central Connecticut, a former three-piece rock band transformed into an acoustic potpourri punk duo that play house shows, eat pizza, and love Alison Brie. Gatsby’s Shipwreck members Cullen

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The 2014 Emmy Awards were predictable yet entertaining enough to watch

The 2014 Emmy Awards were predictable yet entertaining enough to watch

Spenser Milo August 26, 2014 0

Last night, NBC broadcasted the 66th annual Emmys to millions of people staring at their phones ready to tweet their grievances and celebrations about who won, who lost, and who wasn’t funny at all

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Top 10 post-<i>Pinkerton</i>  Weezer songs

Top 10 post-Pinkerton  Weezer songs

Luke Thornton August 20, 2014 2

Weezer is pretty much defined by The Blue Album and Pinkerton and they are for a reason. There’s a real honesty, rawness, and off-beat sincerity to those albums that attached itself to you in

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Interview: Slow Club’s Charles Watson on influences, and his favorite song off <i>Complete Surrender</i>

Interview: Slow Club’s Charles Watson on influences, and his favorite song off Complete Surrender

Spenser Milo August 19, 2014 0

After releasing his band’s third studio album, Complete Surrender, Charles Watson of Slow Club was kind enough to speak us through email about him and band mate Rebecca Taylor’s songwriting process, the influences involved

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The new age of horror in games

The new age of horror in games

Daniel Krutko August 18, 2014 0

It is currently Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, a week long expo that features games from the big 3 (Nintendo, Sony, & Microsoft) along with a bevy of European developers and studios like EA and

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