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Day of the Dog

Posted by Ultra Violet on 09/17/14

Powerhouse of rock and roll energy straight out of Chicago.
 
Ezra Furman's earlier work, "Mysterious Power" 2011 and "Year of No Returning" 2013,...
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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Posted by jmurrow on 09/17/14

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe, best known for his web comic XKCD, which covers everything from advanced mathematics to romance and Internet memes, is a hilarious, subversively intelligent book that more than...
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"Genius Grant" music (Vandermark 5)

Posted by bpardue on 09/17/14

The MacArthur Foundation "Genius Award" Fellowships were announced today. With that in mind, why not take a quick listen to some cutting edge jazz from 1999 local Fellowship recipient, Chicagoan Ken Vandermark? "Free Jazz, vols...

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