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Monthly Mixtape: November 2012

Monthly Mixtape: November 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff November 29, 2012 0

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR THE SONGS ON OUR NOVEMBER PLAYLIST! Flying Lotus—“Putty Boy Strut” from Until the Quiet Comes (Warp) Imagine for a second that the Mayans are actually right and it’s the end

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Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1960s

Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1960s

Spectrum Culture Staff November 27, 2012 0

Who are your favorite comedic actors? Think throughout the history of film. Chaplin? Keaton? Hepburn? What about more recent performers? Will Adam Sandler, Jack Black and Tina Fey live on and be remembered with

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List Inconsequential: Bad Songs From Good Albums

List Inconsequential: Bad Songs From Good Albums

Spectrum Culture Staff November 15, 2012 0

Nas – “Nas Is Coming” from It Was Written Most listeners with even a passing interest in hip-hop are aware that rapper Nas has an absolutely flawless album in his 1994 debut Illmatic. What

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Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1950s

Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1950s

Spectrum Culture Staff November 13, 2012 0

Who are your favorite comedic actors? Think throughout the history of film. Chaplin? Keaton? Hepburn? What about more recent performers? Will Adam Sandler, Jack Black and Tina Fey live on and be remembered with

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List Inconsequential: Good Songs from Bad Albums

List Inconsequential: Good Songs from Bad Albums

Spectrum Culture Staff November 8, 2012 1

Nirvana – “About a Girl” from Bleach Absence does indeed make the heart grow fonder, and in the years since Kurt Cobain’s suicide Bleach has enjoyed an improved reputation. But don’t let this fool

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Monthly Mixtape: October 2012

Monthly Mixtape: October 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff October 25, 2012 0

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR THE SONGS ON OUR OCTOBER PLAYLIST! The Rolling Stones – “Doom and Gloom” (ABKCO/Interscope) Coming up on the band’s 50th anniversary, the Rolling Stones aren’t a bunch of brash kids

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Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1940s

Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1940s

Spectrum Culture Staff October 23, 2012 0

Who are your favorite comedic actors? Think throughout the history of film. Chaplin? Keaton? Hepburn? What about more recent performers? Will Adam Sandler, Jack Black and Tina Fey live on and be remembered with

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List Inconsequential: The Best Junk Food

List Inconsequential: The Best Junk Food

Spectrum Culture Staff October 18, 2012 0

Jameson Whiskey Soft Serve Ice Cream Public transit in mid-June Chicago is hot! Broken ‘L’ air-conditioners and cramped, sweaty train cars make for quite the uncomfortable journey, so jumping off at the California Blue

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Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1930s

Year by Year: Best Comedic Performances: 1930s

Spectrum Culture Staff October 16, 2012 1

Who are your favorite comedic actors? Think throughout the history of film. Chaplin? Keaton? Hepburn? What about more recent performers? Will Adam Sandler, Jack Black and Tina Fey live on and be remembered with

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List Inconsequential: Covers Songs That Are Better Than The Originals

List Inconsequential: Covers Songs That Are Better Than The Originals

Spectrum Culture Staff October 11, 2012 1

Townes Van Zandt – “Dead Flowers” Most cover songs fail for the simple fact that they aren’t believable; they are too clearly another artist’s material, temporarily claimed or outright desecrated by an imposter. There

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