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2011 Stories by Joe Lapin

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  • A Clockwork Orange

    published December 22, 2011

    For movie buffs, the discussion around Stanley Kubrick’s cult classic adaptation of Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange is as polarizing and... More >>

  • The Nutcracker

    published December 8, 2011

    Try and imagine Christmas without Santa, presents underneath the tree, or your great Aunt drinking too much spiked Eggnog. Seriously though, there... More >>

  • Last Christmas II—The North Pole Strikes Back

    published December 1, 2011

    Hey Santa, we see through your big jolly laugh, your flaming red outfit, knee-high leather boots and your front of a marriage to Mrs. Claus. Let... More >>

  • Ozma

    published November 24, 2011

    When Pasadena-born Ozma—the classic indie pop/power rock/whatever the hell we call Weezer—announced their first show in more than... More >>

  • Stephen Stills

    published November 17, 2011

    Once upon a time, people believed music had the power to change the world. Think about the '60s—Hendrix shredding the national anthem to... More >>

  • Looking for Home

    published November 10, 2011

    America's come a long way in ensuring the safety of children during its history. Huckleberry Finn isn’t wandering the streets of Newport... More >>

  • Earthlings Beware!

    published November 3, 2011

    When some people think about theater, they envision grown adults wandering around in leotards. But this week, the stage is a place for aliens,... More >>

  • Sleepy Hollow

    published October 27, 2011

    Most Halloween aficionados have strict rituals in preparation for the actual night of All Hallows' Eve. Some nighthawks like to egg houses... More >>

  • Night at the Museum

    published October 20, 2011

    As Halloween approaches, homes are decorated with spider webs, jack-o-lanterns, and bags of flaming poop on doorsteps. Of course, someone’s... More >>

  • Night of the Living Dead

    published October 20, 2011

    If you haven’t seen this classic horror movie, then you’re probably a zombie yourself, roaming the Earth looking for brains. Let me... More >>

  • Shrek the Musical

    published October 6, 2011

    Attention, lovers of cartoons, fairy tales, and magical realms of adventure. Wouldn’t it be amazing to walk into the world of your favorite... More >>

  • Cymbals Eat Guitars

    published September 29, 2011

    When you think about Staten Island, Old Dirty Bastard and Method Man probably come to mind. But now, the forgotten borough is giving you another... More >>

  • Buddy Guy

    published September 22, 2011

    When a man feels blue because he caught his woman running around town with another dude, he'll probably punch a wall or pick a fight with a... More >>

  • Glorious Drunk

    published September 15, 2011

    Ever wonder what punk rockers do when they grow up? It’s strange to imagine Sid Vicious working in a rehab center or Joey Ramone teaching... More >>

  • The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr. Faustus

    published September 8, 2011

    There are a lot of interesting people who've sold their soul to the devil. You’ve got Robert Johnson (the great Delta blues guitar player)... More >>

  • E Hula Mau Polynesian Festival

    published September 1, 2011

    If all you know about Hawaiian culture comes from honeymoon stories from Great Uncle Fred—the one with the saggy earlobes—then some... More >>

  • The Relative Strangers

    published August 25, 2011

    It’s a sad day when the Great Recession forces a killer band to pursue other options. According to the Garcia brothers of the Relative... More >>

  • Taste of Brews

    published August 18, 2011

    More than 100 different types of craft beer, three killer bands and the beach. Enough said. It’s the perfect cure for the dog days of summer.... More >>

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