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  • Beastie Boys:"Paul's Boutique" (1989)
    on May 21, 2013 in Music Cult
    Such was the power of Licensed to Ill that everybody, from fans to critics, thought that not only could the Beastie Boys not top the record, but that they were destined to be a one-shot wonder. These feelings were only amplified by their messy, liti...
  • Woody Allen:"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex, But Were Afraid to Ask" (1972)
    on May 21, 2013 in Cult movies
    Woody Allen's in-name-only adaptation of the once notorious sexual reference guide by Dr. David Reuben contains seven episodes based on "helpful" questions answered in the book. In "Do Aphrodisiacs Work?", Allen appears as a court jester who uses...
  • The Zombies:"Odessey and Oracle" (1968)
    on Apr 3, 2013 in Music Cult
    Odessey and Oracle was one of the flukiest (and best) albums of the 1960s, and one of the most enduring long-players to come out of the entire British psychedelic boom, mixing trippy melodies, ornate choruses, and lush Mellotron sounds with a soli...
  • Martin Scorsese:"Raging Bull" (1980)
    on Apr 3, 2013 in Cult movies
    Martin Scorsese's brutal character study incisively portrays the true rise and fall and redemption of middleweight boxer Jake La Motta, a violent man in and out of the ring who thrives on his ability (and desire) to take a beating. Opening with the...
  • WILD IS THE WIND-One song 10 covers
    on Mar 1, 2013 in Obsessions
    1.David Bowie2.Johnny Mathis3.Nina Simone4.George Michael5.Billy MacKenzie6.Randy Crawford7.Nancy Wilson8.Cat Power9.Gloria Lynne10.Barbra Streisand...
  • Tom Waits:"Small Change" (1976)
    on Mar 1, 2013 in Music Cult
    The fourth release in Tom Waits' series of skid row travelogues, Small Change proves to be the archetypal album of his '70s work. A jazz trio comprising tenor sax player Lew Tabackin, bassist Jim Hughart, and drummer Shelly Manne, plus an occasional...
  • Federico Fellini:"La Dolce Vita" (1960)
    on Mar 1, 2013 in Cult movies
    In one of the most widely seen and acclaimed European movies of the 1960s, Federico Fellini featured Marcello Mastrioanni as gossip columnist Marcello Rubini. Having left his dreary provincial existence behind, Marcello wanders through an ultra-mode...
  • John Huston:"The Maltese Falcon" (1941)
    on Feb 24, 2013 in Cult movies
    After two previous film versions of Dashiell Hammett's detective classic The Maltese Falcon, Warner Bros. finally got it right in 1941--or, rather, John Huston, a long-established screenwriter making his directorial debut, got it right, simply by a...
  • Thin Lizzy :"Jailbreak" (1976)
    on Feb 24, 2013 in Music Cult
    Thin Lizzy found their trademark twin-guitar sound on 1975's Fighting, but it was on its 1976 successor, Jailbreak, where the band truly took flight. Unlike the leap between Night Life and Fighting, there is not a great distance between Jailbreak and...
  • Malik Bendjelloul:"Searching for Sugar Man" (2011)
    on Jan 30, 2013 in Cult movies
    Two South African music lovers embark on a mission to uncover the fate of an obscure, 1970s-era U.S. rocker whose debut album became a surprise hit in their home country, and uncover a shocking secret along the way. Sixto Diaz Rodriguez had the ki...
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