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Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Music Review: Christmas Jug Band – ‘Jugology: Greatest Near Misses (Best Of…)’

21 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Many people, when they think of Christmas music, think of the same traditional, well-loved but well-worn songs we hear year after year. Other lucky people think of The Christmas Jug Band. The Christmas Jug Band has included many musicians over the years. This collection lists 23 in the credits. Seventeen of the 19 songs included come from the album... by Rhetta Akamatsu

Music Reviews: Roger Davidson, Joe Ferrara, Kevin Cline

49 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Roger Davidson – Temple of the Soul The biggest problem with Roger Davidson’s solo piano album, Temple of the Soul, is defining its genre. As the liner notes explains the album is a collection of rhapsodies and meditations “one-hundred percent improvised.” Call it jazz. On the other hand, if you skip the liner notes, close your eyes and lis... by Jack Goodstein

Interview: Obama Appointee John Hope Bryant, Founder of Operation HOPE and Author of ‘How the Poor Can Save Capitalism’

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Blog Critics
John Hope Bryant, founder and CEO of Operation HOPEJohn Hope Bryant, founder, chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE, a nonprofit banker for the working poor and struggling middle class, is an electrifying change-agent who is passionate about promoting financial inclusion and closing the income inequality gap. He has made appearances on CNN, Fox News,... by Patricia Gale

Music Review: Cynthia Felton – ‘Save Your Love For Me: Cynthia Felton Sings the Nancy Wilson Classics’

1 hour 1 minute ago - Blog Critics
Dr. Cynthia Felton is the founder and artistic director of the Ethnomusicology Library of American Heritage, an educator, a producer, and an arranger—and to complete the package, this is one lady who can sing. Check out her website and listen to what she does with just a sample of “Time Out,” or better still, listen to her latest album Save Y... by Jack Goodstein

First Look: Disney Channel's Movie Sequel Teen Beach 2

1 hour 18 minutes ago - TV Guide
Surf's up! Disney Channel is ready to give viewers a sneak peek at Teen Beach 2, the follow-up to its hit 2013 entry Teen Beach Movie. Read More > Other Links From Grace PhippsJessieRoss LynchMaia MitchellGarrett ClaytonLiv & MaddieTeen Beach Movie by Michael Schneider

Book Review: ‘The Phoenix Blade: Project Justice,’ a Vigilante Justice Thriller by Andrew Hess

1 hour 28 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Having read The Phoenix Blade: Project Justice by Andrew Hess, I’m now sitting here trying to figure out how to best write its review. When I initially agreed to read this title it was because the book’s premise (posted on Amazon) seemed quite interesting. A young man (Andrew Lancaster) tired of society’s injustices, begins vocally sharing hi... by Charline Ratcliff

Music Review: ‘Ghostbusters’ Stay Puft Super Deluxe Edition Vinyl

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Blog Critics
Ghostbusters is not only a seminal comedy film, ranking high in the annals of movie masterpieces, but for many folks in my age range it left a huge mark on our childhood. The unmistakable theme song was the figurehead of a cultural touchstone that will never be replicated (even though they seem to be trying to with another sequel). For the true fa... by Luke Goldstein

Michael Brown’s Parents Speak Out: Officer Wilson “Wanted to Kill Someone”

1 hour 42 minutes ago - TV Guide
The parents of Michael Brown, the Missouri teen who was fatally shot by Officer Darren Wilson in August, are speaking out, days after a grand jury decided not to pursue charges against Wilson. They believe Wilson "woke up with a chip on his shoulder" and killed Brown in cold blood. Speaking on CBS This Morning Wednesday, Michael Brown Sr. and Les... by Liz Raftery

Game of Thrones: Did HBO Just Point Fans to the Season 5 Trailer?

2 hours 26 minutes ago - TV Guide
Quoth the raven: Winter is coming? On Tuesday, the official Game of Thrones Twitter page posted links "Follow the Three Eyed Raven. Gain the power of #TheSight," the tweet reads, along with Season 3 footage of Melisandre (Carice van Houten) telling Arya (Maisie Williams), "I see a darkness in you." Read More > Other Lin... by Liz Raftery

Officer Darren Wilson Calls Ferguson Protests “Heartbreaking” – Watch His Full Interview

3 hours 9 minutes ago - TV Guide
As groups around the country continue to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Wilson maintains that it was "survival instinct" that caused him to fire at Brown. In a somber interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos, Wilson also said it pains him to see th... by Liz Raftery

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