Concert Review: Weird Al Yankovic at the St. Charles Family Arena (2011)

Posted: June 4, 2011 at 8:08 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

When I was an adorable moppet, my father gave me a 45″ vinyl single of Weird Al Yankovic’s “Eat It.” To my young ears, the song was the best thing I’d heard in my life. In fact, I loved it so much that I took that record to school for Show and Tell Day. I’d […]

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Interview: Tom Linton of Jimmy Eat World Opens up about “Invented” and Crazy Roadside Attractions

Posted: May 27, 2011 at 3:06 pm   /   Interviews, Local

Since the mid-90s, radio has embraced Jimmy Eat World – first as a pop-punk-emocore band, and later as an alternative power pop group. The band is touring in support of its seventh album, Invented, which was released last September. We caught up with JEW guitarist Tom Linton on his way across the country to play […]

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Movie Review: “Priest” Starring Paul Bettany

Posted: May 13, 2011 at 10:25 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Everything old is new again, or so the saying goes. That’s certainly true in “Priest (in3D).” This Scott Stewart-directed film is littered with references to a host of movies, television shows and books that have come before it, almost to the point of distraction. I suppose that’s a given, considering “Priest” is based on a […]

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