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Movie Review: “Doobious Sources”

In this day and age, with the gap between genuine news and misinformation thinning daily, the idea of a movie that satirizes this phenomenon is a welcome one, whether for comic diversion or pointed warning about its potential implications. A quick look … Continue reading

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Hello Again, Aldebaran: The Long-Awaited Reissue of Judy Henske & Jerry Yester’s 1969 Masterpiece

Few music fans, whether they were alive at the time or not, would dispute that the late 60s were a magical time for LA music. Between The Byrds, Love, Beach Boys, Doors, and countless others, not to mention classic venues … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Wiener-Dog

  “Wiener Dog” is a movie about a sweet-faced, open-hearted dachshund who weaves her charming way through the lives of people at four different stages of life, all of whom treat her with love and affection, which she returns unconditionally. … Continue reading

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Baseball has begun! And Skirball is here to help you celebrate.

As of this writing, the Los Angeles Dodgers have yet to lose a regular season baseball game in 2016, or in fact give up a single run. The way I see it, they’re well on their way to the first … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Knight of Cups

Many years ago, I had a friend tell me that Iggy Pop’s “The Passenger” was his favorite song, because he could so relate to it. His take was that it was about having a rich, varied life, but one that was totally out of the control of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Forsaken

Fans of the traditional western will find plenty to like about Forsaken, the new western by Jon Cassar (best-known for TV’s 24). There’s the beautiful scenery, shot on location in Alberta, Canada. There’s a hero (Kiefer Sutherland) returning to his home town  … Continue reading

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