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Bob Dylan’s The Philosophy of Modern Song
If Dylan died tomorrow, this book would be a fitting last word.
Tiffany at 50: She’s Not Alone Now
I had the pleasure of seeing 80s’ pop icon Tiffany (Darwish) perform in Melbourne, Florida, at the Iron Oak Post on November 21st. Her performance gained national attention through outlets like TMZ because she said to the audience, “F-you, guys,” after struggling with her singing during the performance of her hit song “I Think We’reContinue reading “Tiffany at 50: She’s Not Alone Now”
“Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man, and America”
“Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man, and America” by James Rovira A revised version of this article now appears on Sequart.org. Disclaimer: this commentary includes major spoilers starting with the second sentence of the third paragraph, so I wouldn’t read too far if you haven’t watched Avengers: Endgame yet. It also won’t make much sense if youContinue reading ““Avengers: Endgame, Iron Man, and America””
Bohemian Rhapsody, A Review
Bohemian Rhapsody is a great biopic about the history of Queen from Freddie Mercury’s first encounter with the band (then known as Smile) to the Live Aid concert in 1985, largely focused on Freddie Mercury. It had the flaws that most biopics share — it’s not tightly plotted — but it strived to be anContinue reading “Bohemian Rhapsody, A Review”