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05.02.2013 | | Posted at 05:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Ever since The Bad Plus attracted way more attention than most of their contemporaries could ever dream of over a decade ago with their cover of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the unexpected cover has been the surest way for a jazz act to garner buzz outside of the usual jazz circles. That's proven to be both a blessing and a curse for the genre. While it's introduced new listeners to a form...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Britney Spears, The Flaming Lips and De La Soul

It was only several years ago that Britney Spears was locked in a tailspin of drug abuse and personal problems that threatened to cost her not only her career but also custody of her children. Following a pair of involuntary institutionalizations in early 2008, though, Spears...
10.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Since I gave a nod to Britney Spears earlier this week, equal-time regulations require me to also point out that Christina Aguilera, the less notorious but more reliable and better-voiced of the two pop stars, also has a fun, quick-charting music video out where she dons more than a few wigs. Especially coming on the heels of Aguilera's adventurous Back to Basics, the risk-taking album where th...
10.16.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Even those with little tolerance for commercial pop have got to appreciate a comeback story of this magnitude: It was less than one year ago that Britney Spears was fresh out of rehab and still enducing a barrage of brutal tabloid coverage for her myriad displays of questionable judgment. Her career had been dead for years, and each comeback attempt proved more embarrassing than the last. People h...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008
So this food-expert is addressing a large audience at a dietitian conference: “The materi al we put into our stomachs is enough to have killed most of us sitting here years ago. Red meat is awful. Soft drinks erode your stomach lining. Chinese food is loaded with MSG.