Everyone likes a montage, right? Well, if you’re going to schedule an event around a sizzle reel, you might as well make it a good one. Tonight, Marc Lapadula, a script doctor who also teaches at Johns Hopkins University and Yale University, rolls out a set of clips from 10 venerable pieces of American cinema. [...]
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Good gosh, y'all, Paula Deen's boys are in town plugging their gourmet cookbook, Transfats Don't Mean Shit To Me The Deen Bros. Take It Easy: Quick and Affordable Meals the Whole Family Will Love, at the Barnes & Noble in Tysons Corner.
And it's not just them—there's more stuff going on all over the DMV.
Vampire Weekend: "Horchata"
The singing crab from Disney's The Little Mermaid is going to be pissed. His lawyers are probably on the phone with Vampire Weekend's people right now, wondering why they failed to clear the use of his faux-Caribbean accent for "Horchata," the kickoff track from the New York–based band's upcoming LP, Contra. "You'd remember [...]
This review involves a lot of name-dropping. So don't say you weren't warned.
And, really, how else to consider Free Energy? The Philadelphia-based blogosphere favorite doesn't strive for originality, nor even hipster cachet: You can hear Television or Big Star all you want in the quintet's peppy, big-guitar sound, but really, these guys are all about [...]
Pastiche can be a funny thing: When Paul Sprangers and Scott Wells played fuzzy, proggy slacker pop in the St. Paul, Minn., band Hockey Night, I figured that as long as Stephen Malkmus keeps pumping out decent-or-better albums every few years, my brain just doesn't have the RAM for a Pavement Lite.
If this is beginning [...]