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The Americans - Season 3 reviews

I covered most of season 3 for my school’s newspaper this year, but unfortunately I didn’t post them all here. Rather than make a bunch of posts and clog the feed with them, I’m just going to post these links to my recaps. 77 more words

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Originally published on 4/27/15 in the Diamondback

My Grade: B

It takes a good amount of originality and expertise to tell a vampire story in a post-Twilight world. 708 more words

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14-52

Been behind the past couple of weeks with getting my weekly shot for the 52 posted.  This was week 14, first ride of the season. Gearing up for a big trip to the Maah Daah Hey trail in ND in June, can’t wait! 7 more words

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Speedy Ortiz - Foil Deer

Originally published on 4/21/15 in The Diamondback

My Grade: B+

Knives, poison, bullets, dead bodies, failed relationships, broken friendships and some deliciously noisy guitar solos make up the bulk of Speedy Ortiz’s second LP, … 589 more words

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LASTING IMPACT: The National - Alligator

Originally published on 4/13/15 in The Diamondback

My Grade: A

The National’s third LP, Alligator, was released 10 years ago this month, back when the now-massively successful indie band was still playing often-empty bars and had only a few blips of critical recognition.  728 more words

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The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ

Originally published on 4/7/15 in The Diamondback.

My Grade: B+

John Darnielle, the founder, lead singer, lyricist and bleeding heart of The Mountain Goats, is a storyteller first and foremost. 751 more words

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Sufjan Stevens - Carrie and Lowell

Originally published on 3/31/15 in The Diamondback.

My Grade: A-

It’s strange to think that Sufjan Stevens’ previous album, The Age of Adz, came out in 2010. 706 more words

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