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100 words on . . . 3 Feet High and Rising

At times I compare albums to novels, and De La Soul’s debut album is William Faulkner’s “Sound and Fury,” both breathtaking works of art...
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100 words on . . . ZoSo, Four Symbols, The Fourth Album, Untitled, Runes, The Hermit

I sat in my room (I was in eighth grade) and looked intently at the cover while it played loudly in the background. The...
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100 words on . . . London Calling

I know the Clash are considered founding fathers of the punk movement, and they may have started that way. But after creating the masterpice...
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Nursery crimes: Woman charged with child abuse in shoe-shaped house

An elderly Texas woman was arrested on felony child abuse charges Saturday afternoon after neighbors said the woman fed the many children under her...
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Nursery crimes: Man arrested for bigamy, wives for animal cruelty

St. Ives, England — A English man was charged with seven counts of bigamy and his seven wives each face animal cruelty charges for...
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Nursery crimes: Man dies in sleep of head injury

OCALA, Fla. — A man died in his sleep unexpectedly Saturday night during a torrential rain storm. Abner S. Doornook, 78, was heard to...
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Strand of Oaks stands tall despite a past filled with pain

It’s not easy sending pain into the world, but sometimes pain is all you have to give. It can be odd, then, when that...
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Foxygen remains ambitious as it continues to tour on double album

It was a merging of artistic oeuvres — a band making an album inspired by film imagery while taking on the role of a...
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Joy Division and the power of music

I saw Joy Division before I heard them. Rummaging through a Washington, D.C. record store, I looked up and there it was — a...
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Sex BBQ uses its differences for eclectic sound difficult to define

Sex BBQ, according to the Urban Dictionary, is an increasingly popular form of party among teens, similar to a bonfire with alcohol, but with...