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Do Anybody Make Real Shit Anymore? The Music of 2007
Kanye West asked the question while failing to answer it. Alex V. Cook sifts through the rubble to find meaning the music of 2007.
Talk To Me, Boy
Andy Allison ponders whether he's losing Justin Timberlake, just like he lost Kylie before and Stevie Wonder before that. Will Andy's open letter to Justin save their relationship before it's too late? Are you listening, Justin?
Tricked out animals for Pet Treats
Halloween. It's scary out there. So over the next few weeks our haunted maestro Jason is checking out all that is scary in SoCal, beginning with Dogs...
The Blessing of the Animals
Since 1930 they've been Blessing the Animals on Olvera Street in Los Angeles
Not Just For Drunk College Girls Anymore.
One Night in the Life of Bryan
Bryan Corbett's Blue Note Quartet at the Silvershine Jazz Club
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