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Music Interview: Singer-Songwriter James McMurtry — Playing With Words

March 16, 2023
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James McMurtry’s Facebook page describes him as “Steadily Shedding Fans Since 1989.”

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Author Interview: Tim O’Brien — The Sound of a Father’s Voice

October 16, 2019
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I wanted to give my kids this gift of a book about them and for them.

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Book Review: “Liberty’s First Crisis” — Oddballs to the Rescue

March 31, 2016
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Liberty’s First Crisis presents reminders that elected officials have always been capable of uncivilized behavior toward their colleagues.

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Book Review: “Never A Dull Moment” — Rock Apotheosis

August 14, 2016
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Was 1971 greatest year in the history of rock? Read this delightful book and be prepared to argue.

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Fuse CD Review: The Old Ceremony – Not Just Cool By Association

July 25, 2015
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None of these pedigrees guaranteed that The Old Ceremony’s music would live up to the promise. After all, cool by association does not equal great on one’s own.

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Rock Interview: Singer-Songwriter Tommy Keene — Bringing “Excitement At Your Feet”

July 16, 2014
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The under-appreciated singer-songwriter Tommy Keene is equal parts an aficionado and creator of pop music.

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Rock Feature: Roger Daltrey of The Who — How Can He Afford to Tour?

September 12, 2019
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If there is any theme that runs throughout the story of Roger Daltrey’s life as he tells it, it’s that he has always needed more money to – as he so folksily puts it – “pay the bills.”

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Fuse Music Interview: Cold Specks — The Queen of Doom Soul

October 27, 2014
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Neuroplasticity is a bit more fleshed-out than its predecessor, but the album retains ample amounts of the slow to mid-tempo spookiness that Al Spx calls “doom soul.”

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Book Review: “American Radicals” — Unrecognized Champions of 19th-Century Protest

July 9, 2020
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American Radicals is as revealing, riveting, and well-researched as any work of history that I have read in recent years.

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Author Interview: Jared Ross Hardesty on “Slavery in New England” — More Pervasive Than You Thought

February 3, 2020
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“The idea that slavery was not economically important to New England as a whole is just emphatically not true.”

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