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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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List Inconsequential: Best and Worst of Robert De Niro

List Inconsequential: Best and Worst of Robert De Niro

Spectrum Culture Staff October 4, 2012 0

Mean Streets (1973) As Johnny Boy, the ne’er do-well friend of Harvey Keitel’s Charlie, De Niro ripped into a role that required a sociopathic performance. Before his mugging became comical later in his career,

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Monthly Mixtape: September 2012

Monthly Mixtape: September 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff September 27, 2012 0

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR THE SONGS ON OUR SEPTEMBER PLAYLIST! Prof – “New Kid (f/ Yelawolf)” (Stophouse Music Group) Minneapolis MC Prof has generated one of the strongest buzzes the Midwest indie scene has

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List Inconsequential: Echoes: The Best Songs Over 10 Minutes

List Inconsequential: Echoes: The Best Songs Over 10 Minutes

Spectrum Culture Staff September 20, 2012 0

“Divine Moments of Truth” by Shpongle (10:20) Shpongle (led by Simon Posford) helped introduce America to psyche-trance, and continually creates one of the most multi-sensory live experiences worldwide with a set that almost certainly

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List Inconsequential: Best Books About Music

List Inconsequential: Best Books About Music

Spectrum Culture Staff September 13, 2012 0

Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain (1997) Please Kill Me is that thing that all music writers wish and hope they will someday achieve: the

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Monthly Mixtape: August 2012

Monthly Mixtape: August 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff August 30, 2012 0

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR ALL THE SONGS ON OUR AUGUST PLAYLIST! Beak> – “Wulfstan II” (Invada) Heavy doses of vintage samples, deep echoing trip-hop and splashes of psychobilly ring out across the entirety of

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List Inconsequential: The Worst Special Effects

List Inconsequential: The Worst Special Effects

Spectrum Culture Staff August 16, 2012 0

Jaws 3-D (1983) Whenever anyone brings up crappy special effects, my mind instantly turns to Jaws 3-D, which combines all the low-rent shabbiness of Jaws sequels with the lazy artlessness of the mid-‘80s 3-D

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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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Monthly Mixtape: July 2012

Monthly Mixtape: July 2012

Spectrum Culture Staff August 2, 2012 0

CLICK BELOW TO HEAR ALL THE SONGS ON OUR JULY PLAYLIST! Frank Ocean- “Pyramids” (Def Jam) The centerpiece of Ocean’s astonishing debut LP, Channel Orange, “Pyramids” marks a time- and space-bending 10-minute dream of

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