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Review Revue: Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84)

You know, it’s bad enough when there’s a band that I’m vaguely familiar with, that I know I should really check out, but have never quite gotten around to (we see a lot of those in this column). But when there’s a band that I totally think “yeah, I know that band! I like them,”Read more…

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Director John Hughes dead at 59

Another icon of my youth is gone. Writer, director, producer John Hughes, who help define my generation with films like The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (I just watched parts of that the other day!), Sixteen Candles (that too!), Weird Science (bringing Oingo Boingo to the masses), Planes Trains and AutomobilesRead more…

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