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Born to Run: Bruce Springsteen

The other day, word dropped of Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize and almost immediately Twitter lit up. Either Dylan deserved it because he’s great or he didn’t because he’s overrated. But a third option was the…

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Angel Catbird (2016)

Last weekend Margaret Atwood was a special guest at Fan Expo Canada. Yes, that Margaret Atwood. The celebrated Canadian novelist has been more open to “geek culture” in the last few years and the massive…

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Literature

Real Life Rock by Greil Marcus

Relatively speaking, rock criticism is still new. Pitchfork’s been around for less than two decades; Rolling Stone is nearing 50. And most of the first wave of rock critics have either moved on to other…

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Literature

The Who: 50 Years of My Generation

Back some 40-odd years ago, The Who were the loudest rock band in the biz and one of the best. They were four highly talented musicians, taking some of the most introspective and well-crafted songs…

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M Train by Patti Smith

There isn’t anyone really quite like Patti Smith out there. As a musician, she’s almost without peer: by the sheer power of her ambition and ability, she was one of the few women to rise…

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