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American Horror Story: Hotel- Episode 2, “Chutes and Ladders”

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ON THE LAST EPISODE OF AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL A bleach-blonde druggie played by Max Greenfield was raped to death (?) by a demon with a metal spike-shaped strap-on. Detective John Lowe investigated… Continue reading

American Horror Story: Hotel- No Vacancy (Unless We’re Talking About The Plot)

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American Horror Story’s main challenge as an anthology series is not only creating a brand-new compelling central plotline every year, but resolving all its moving parts in 13 episodes without it feeling rushed. Jon… Continue reading

Grammy Nominees 2015: The Breakdown

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The 2015 Grammy Awards should be cancelled. Nobody deserves one. Damn it all to hell. I hope, on February 8th, Satan rises up from the inferno (or, more likely, flies over from his… Continue reading

Grammy Nominees 2014: The Breakdown, Part Deux

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I had a well thought out introduction for the second part of this post. It was going to not only be entertaining and interesting, but poignant and provocative. But I ran into 3… Continue reading

Grammy Nominees 2014: The Breakdown, Part 1

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In Part Deux of last year’s Grammy Nominee Breakdown, I said that if Jack White walked away from the 2013 Grammy Awards empty-handed, I’d never watch it again. Well, while his performance blew… Continue reading

The Ironic Popularity of Lorde and “Royals”

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In this day and age, it’s hardly a rare occasion when a 16 year old singer impresses a few talent show judges and gets 15 minutes (or, more accurately 2 minutes and 30… Continue reading

Grammy Nominees: The Breakdown, Part Deux

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Here’s something I never thought I’d say- I’m just going to jump right into this- no long-winded, slightly bitchy introduction. The only thing I love more than airing my grievances is myself because I… Continue reading

Grammy Nominees: The Breakdown, Part 1

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I’m not really into industry award shows. Generally, they’re full of wealthy and famous people indulging in their wealth and fame. I’d rather the red carpet be a casual affair. Why don’t you… Continue reading

Soundgarden: Sounding like Soundgarden Again

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Never do I use the term “sludge” more endearingly than when trying to characterize the industrial/alternative/grunge metal/rock groove of Soundgarden. They, along with fellow Seattle-born brethren Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, etc.… Continue reading

American Horror Story: Concentrated Horror Cheesiness in Your Living Room

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Okay, I’m not sure where to start with this one. I’m gonna call in some backup. Iron Man: Call it, Captain Captain America: Alright, team. We’re in this creepy ass asylum in like… Continue reading