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The '90s post-hardcore act return with new music and the same ol' attitude
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The Grand Central Art Center's new show on the hipster fave unintentionally proves he's the new Nagel
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Jeff SmithJeff Smith is best known for his seminal all-ages work Bone, a series he worked on for about 13 years and 55 issues. Readers still flock to Bone in its collected editions, and it's cemented Smith's reputation as one of the most creative talents in comics. Unfortunately, Bone has ov ... More >>
The Aliso Viejo-based rapper rhymes about workin' the Great Recession
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Task me a freaking sandwich!
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