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Review: The Muppets

It's tough when your brother Gary is played by Jason Segel and you're only three feet tall and made of felt.
A Muppets for our ironic age
By ANN LEWINSON  |  November 25, 2011
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Review: A Dolphin Tale

Winter the dolphin gamely plays herself in this loose re-telling of her fight for survival after a crab trap mangles her tail.
Not much of a splash
By ALICIA POTTER  |  September 23, 2011
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Cruelty, compassion, and a capuchin, a decade later

I had tried not to look at the monkey's tits — the result, Janet told me later, of a glandular disorder. They bounced whenever the monkey moved. If you shaved them, they would have been a pretty nice set.
The baby in the box
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  August 05, 2011

The Big Hurt: Alternative rock songs

I got up this morning filled with a furious hatred of alt-rock — I was tossing and turning half the night with Third Eye Blind's "Semicharmed Life" stuck in my head, a torment I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy.
Who Charted?
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 08, 2010

Video: Miike Snow at the Paradise


Miike Snow play "Animal" at the Paradise The elusive Swedish producers-turned-indie-pop-hitmakers Miike Snow have worked hard at translating a subdued electronic debut album into a...
By Carrie Battan  |  April 03, 2010
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Ke$ha | Animal

If balancing adolescent stupidity and abandon with effortless hooks has been a sacred rite of pop music since time immemorial, then crunk-pop diva Ke$ha is on her way to priesthood.
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By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  January 08, 2010


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The Funn(k)y Drummer

Johnny Carson was revered for his impeccable comic timing. It was "so precise," wrote one newspaper in his obituary, "that we wouldn't be surprised to find buried in his skull a quartz crystal." And why might that be? Perhaps because Johnny Carson was a
What's the connection between comedy and percussion?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 14, 2009