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Gateway to Geekery: Veep

March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Political shows are no stranger within the general pop culture landscape, but few get the business “right”.  Sure, we all wish “The West Wing” were real, but it’s too idealistic and too perfect to actually...

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Gateway to Geekery: Pro Wrestling

February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a recent episode of the excellent We Watch Wrestling podcast, comedian and co-host Matt McCarthy suggested that fans of pro wrestling might in fact be the last “true” nerds, as the growing popularity of comics and...

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Gateway to Geekery: Talking Heads

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Talking Heads are my favorite band.  There’s no getting around this fact in my life.  When I was a sophomore in high school, a boy burned me a copy of their first album, Talking Heads:...

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Ten Music Videos from 2014 You Should Watch

January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the new year, all. If you’re reading this in the way, way future, we are currently on our 5th year into the 21st century and music videos are close to extinction at this point....

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Ten Favorite Albums from 2014

January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is nearing the end of the year and I, as many music reviewers, have a list of my favorite albums from 2014.  Let me be clear about this.  I do not proclaim these to...

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Gateway to Geekery: Nick Cave

December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

I can accurately pinpoint the moment in my life where I discovered Nick Cave.  I was freshly interested in Leonard Cohen, and I came across “I’m Your Man”, the documentary made in 2005 by a...

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Greetings, traveler! It’s that time of the year where there’s a sense of wonder in the air and stressed out shoppers lapping the mall. But have no fear – the writers of DTC are here...

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Gateway to Geekery: Paul Thomas Anderson

November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

I was recently reading this AV Club article about things in pop culture that you always follow, and it was kind of interesting that Paul Thomas Anderson was on virtually everyone’s list in both the...

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Gateway to Geekery: Twin Peaks

October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been living under a rock, you probably missed the announcement that beloved cult TV show Twin Peaks is making a return to Showtime in 2016.  The show, which ran for two seasons from...

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Top Spinners – Spin Offs United

September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

A great spin-off not only continues the story of a character or a concept, it carries on the legacy of a franchise beyond its original setting. It increases to range and the scope for your...

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