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List Inconsequential: Fallen Idols

List Inconsequential: Fallen Idols

Spectrum Culture Staff August 9, 2012 0

Bruce Springsteen Does this bus stop at 82nd Street? Nope, and neither does this Tennessee taxpayer-funded police escort. In 2009, Bruce Springsteen – working class hero, man of the people, modern day poet of

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List Inconsequential: Best Live Albums

List Inconsequential: Best Live Albums

Spectrum Culture Staff July 19, 2012 1

Live in London by Leonard Cohen (2009) Leonard Cohen took the stage again in 2008 after discovering his business manager had stolen all of his savings while the singer spent time in a Buddhist

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List Inconsequential: Bizarre Family Favorites

List Inconsequential: Bizarre Family Favorites

Spectrum Culture Staff June 21, 2012 0

We All Scream for Ice Cream (and Cheese???) My brother and I tried this once and couldn’t manage a second spoonful. Only my father had the stomach for this unarguably disgusting combination; the best

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List Inconsequential: One Album Wonders

List Inconsequential: One Album Wonders

Spectrum Culture Staff June 14, 2012 0

Maxinquaye by Tricky (1995) Maxinquaye is one of the defining records in trip-hop, but it swallowed Tricky’s career whole. I first heard Maxinquaye around the time Mezzanine came out and it made completely forget

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List Inconsequential: Crappiest Classics

List Inconsequential: Crappiest Classics

Spectrum Culture Staff June 7, 2012 3

The Story of Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman Few things are more depressing than a racist children’s book. Little Black Sambo is a fable about a boy who outsmarts a cadre of tigers

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List Inconsequential: Bad Movies We Can’t Get Enough Of

List Inconsequential: Bad Movies We Can’t Get Enough Of

Spectrum Culture Staff May 24, 2012 0

The Room (2003) The little geeky film dude inside my head jumps with joy each time I utter the immortal line, “You’re tearing me apart, Lisa” to a friend or acquaintance and all I

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List Inconsequential: Best Fries in North America

List Inconsequential: Best Fries in North America

Spectrum Culture Staff May 17, 2012 0

(Photo: Mark H. Anbinder, 14850 Dining) Five Guys (various) Five Guys’ fries were once rated the unhealthiest fries in America, so you know they must be amazing. Their fries attain some Platonic ideal of

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List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists

List Inconsequential: Runt of the Litter: Weak Albums By Strong Artists

Spectrum Culture Staff May 3, 2012 0

Sky Blue Sky by Wilco (2007) Drugs help. When Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy went to rehab (no, no, no) in 2004, the band had just come off the masterful one-two punch of Yankee Hotel

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List Inconsequential: Third Act Disasters

List Inconsequential: Third Act Disasters

Spectrum Culture Staff April 19, 2012 0

Leviathan (1989) The 1980s saw a lot of Alien rip-offs, including several in the briefly popular “underwater Alien” sub-genre. Leviathan is arguably one of the best known while also being the least respected, a

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List Inconsequential: The Best Biographies

List Inconsequential: The Best Biographies

Spectrum Culture Staff April 12, 2012 0

The Tao of Wu by the RZA If there is one incontrovertible fact that my generation knows, it’s that Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nothing to fuck with. The head of the Gundam that is that

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