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2017 'A to Z' Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide

Are you still looking for the perfect present for the classic rock fans in your life? We searched the internet to find 26 great suggestions for artists ranging from AC/DC to ZZ Top and everyone in between. You’ll find books, booze, guitars, dog bowls, pedals, clothing, jukeboxes, dolls, games, home decor and even hunting gear

American Nightmare announce new album, share thrashing single, “The World Is Blue”: Stream

Photo by Amy Lee American Nightmare have announced a new album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2003’s We’re Down Til We’re Underground. The self-titled release is due out February 16th through Rise Records. The hardcore outfit’s third overall but first since disbanding in 2004 spans nine tracks, including titles like “Flowers Under Siege”, “Gloom Forever”, and “Colder

The Shins announce The Worm’s Heart, a “flipped” version of their latest album, Heartworms

The Shins released their latest album, Heartworms, back in March of this year. A few days later, James Mercer’s outfit unveiled an alternate take of the single “Name For You”, something they did again with “Cherry Hearts” in October. Now, the indie pop band have announced a full-length “flipped” version of Heartworms they’re calling The Worm’s Heart.

Disney announces acquisition 21st Century Fox

In early November, it was reported that Disney was in talks to acquire a significant portion of 21st Century Fox, including its movie and TV studios. This was significant for numerous reasons, not the least of which being that Disney would obtain the rights to X-Men, Fantastic Four, Deadpool, and other properties, as well as ownership

Snack Alert: Regal movie theaters to start serving Cheetos-dusted popcorn this Friday

Photo: Frito-Lay While some movie theaters are working to entice moviegoers with gourmet small plates, truffle flavoring, and craft cocktails, others are leaning in the opposite direction. Regal Cinemas, it appears, will now just dust some popcorn with Cheetos dust. In a move that should confuse the senses that much more, they’ll be serving this

Hope in the Shadow of the Empire: Star Wars and the Jewish Identity

Star Wars has always drawn a connection between the Empire and the Nazis. From the very beginning, the franchise presented images of Grand Moff Tarkin and his officers, replete with enforcers dubbed “stormtroopers,” wearing uniforms that likened them to the men who served Hitler. It’s a visual choice that’s meant to tell the audience who

Film Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Moves Fast, Takes Risks, and Gets Political

Very rarely is anything ever black or white. All too often in life there’s a gray area, where nuance opens the floor for tough decisions to be made, blurring the lines between right and wrong. For the most part, Star Wars has bucked that trend, striving to be a mythologized story about good and evil