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Watching & Ranking All DC Animated Universe Movies

Nerdy topic? Questionably interesting? Aren’t there better things you could do with your time? Is this your commitment to never getting laid again? Does this opening paragraph contain a juicy hook? Yes to all but one of those things, strap in anyway! One of the things I’ve also been binging are the DC Animated Universe …

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Tecate, or How to Tap Into a New Market by Changing a Meaning

This article originally appeared in The Lombardian, a Tallahassee-based blog. Since then, I’ve had Tecate. It’s alright. Enter a new beer (to us, not the world), originally marketed to America’s Hispanic population but now finds itself launching into more ambitious advertising: Tecate. Taglines like “Blame your manfidence” or “Always bold, never flashy,” direct themselves to …

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Stream Wars 3: Return of the Delivery Guy

This article originally appeared in The Florida Basement, the former Swamp Records Gainesville-based blog. Great name. Amazon has been rolling out some fresh features lately. I have been taking full advantage of Prime Reading, which unleashes a cornucopia of classic and more modern titles, plus self-help materials, for your unending pleasure. But books are hardly …

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The Value of Extending an NBA Playoff Series

This article originally appeared in The Lombardian, a Tallahassee-based blog. Many arguments have been fielded recently regarding the somewhat capricious nature of the National Basketball Association. This is particularly evident in the case of Draymond Green, who received a suspension barring him from Game 5. But I’m not here to debate the right or wrong …

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Sunlit Youth and a Fading Sound: Local Natives Third Album Disappoints Just a Little

This article originally appeared in The Florida Basement, the former Swamp Records Gainesville-based blog. Since writing, I’ve seen Local Natives in concert and I can confirm they were absolutely amazing. I cried when they played “Airplanes,” pretty lame but just so awesome. I love Local Natives. I first listened to them on a lazy, cool …

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What Makes a Presidential Playlist Good?

This article originally appeared in The Florida Basement, the former Swamp Records Gainesville-based blog. Since writing, actually not a whole helluva lot has changed, even though everything has. Last month the big man on campus, Barry O, released his official summer playlist, which includes several tracks I would consider off the beaten path. I’ve listened …

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Cudderisback?

This article originally appeared in The Florida Basement, the former Swamp Records Gainesville-based blog. Since writing, Kid Cudi released Passion, Pain, & Demon Slayin’. Recently we have been blessed with a Travis Scott album. I say blessed, but I’ll be upfront. I wasn’t much of a fan before I acquired my copy of Birds in …

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