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Reflections: An Oral History of Twin Peaks

Today marks the official publication date of my book, Reflections: An Oral History of Twin Peaks. It has been a long road leading to today, but damn if I’m not happy with how all the hard work turned out. The initial response to the book has just blown me away and I’m grateful for everyone’s […]

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2014 Bonnaroo Survival Guide!

It’s just a week away, the 13th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee!  I feel very lucky for it to be my 10th trip to the farm this year and I’m as excited as I’ve ever been. I’ve seen it all (almost) and I would like to share with you, dear reader, how […]

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Concert Review – Mutual Benefit, live at Exit/In

Riding high on the positive buzz of last year’s Love’s Crushing Diamond, Mutual Benefit stopped by Nashville’s Exit/In during an abbreviated tour last night. I arrived too late for the first opener, but was amused and intrigued by the following supporting act, local synth-rock project Meth Dad, who bravely jammed out on the mic barefoot […]

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Richard Beymer talks “It’s a Beautiful World” and more

Richard Beymer may be best known as Tony in the 1961 Academy Award-winning Best Picture, West Side Story, or perhaps as the sleazy and conflicted Benjamin Horne in Twin Peaks, but Beymer has spent decades off-camera indulging many artistic avenues that encompass sculpting, painting, writing, and directing his own films. Beymer’s just-released film, It’s a Beautiful World, (see […]

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In Memoriam: Ultimate Warrior

I’ve been a professional wrestling fan (off and on) since the fall of 1990. The first WrestleMania I ever watched was the sixth installment, and I immediately became a fan of the Ultimate Warrior, who captured his first and only heavyweight championship at that event, becoming the first man to ever defeat Hulk Hogan on […]

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The Annual Top Ten Records of the year, 2013 Edition! and more…

2013 has frankly been an incredible year for new music.  In a year stacked with highly awaited releases and sleeper hits from nowhere – I was very pleased.  And just like years before I’m here to tell you all about my top ten favorites!  Honorable mention to My Bloody Valentine’s MBV, (Nashville’s own)  D. Watusi’s Dark Party, […]

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My Pessimistic WWE Survivor Series 2013 Preview

The annual WWE Survivor Series is set for this evening and frankly, I just don’t care.  The Survivor Series has offered so many classic moments over the years and is a member of the elite 4 annual pay-per-views, along with the Royal Rumble, WrestleMania, and Summer Slam.  It demands importance, but it has been booked […]

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Breaking Bad – “Felina” Review

It is 9:00AM, the morning after the grand finale of the beloved AMC drama Breaking Bad and I am at a loss for words, but compelled to say goodbye.  Let me preface my review of the finale episode by saying that the fifth season in its entirety was beyond brilliant.  The first glimpse of the […]

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New Sheryl Lee Interview!

That’s right, I interviewed Laura Palmer/Maddy Ferguson herself for my buds over at the Twin Peaks Archive! Check out Part 1 here and 2 here!  Chug-a-lug, Donna.

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Must See Acts @ bonnaroo 2013

Bonnaroo 2013 is tomorrow!  If you are going, you are destined to see some fantastic concerts – but what if you have no idea who you want to see?  If you are dazed and confused with the gigantic schedule of live music, let me offer you a tiny bit of guidance and suggest some MUST SEE shows. […]

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