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Rocks In The Attic #518: Beastie Boys - ‘Paul’s Boutique’ (1989)

It’s been a long time coming but I finally have some Beastie Boys in my record collection.

Like most musos, I was shocked to wake up one morning in May 2012 to find out that Adam “MCA” Yauch had died. 256 more words

Glaetzer-Dixon Tasmania Nouveau 2016

Nick’s take on Beaujo Nouveau. Sourced from upper Derwent & Tamar Valleys. Carbonic Maceration. The Beastie Boys were playing loud on the stereo when this fruit was in the winery, maybe that’s where it gets its funk. 69 more words

Tasting Notes

A new look at Rogue One--The Beastie Boys' Sabotage makes everything better

By now everyone who has ever been a Star Wars fan must be excited for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.  Other than its odd title (why not just go with… 449 more words

Movies

#104: "Sweet Baby James" by James Taylor

I’ve referenced it before on this blog, but when I was a wee little boy mi madre had this big wood paneled console stereo that had a turntable, an 8-track player, and a radio.   651 more words

Music

Star Trek: Beyond

We’ve just watched this in a chilly, Birmingham cinema, and even an over-eager air conditioner couldn’t put the freeze on this hot picture. The boy and I loved this phaser fest despite there being a couple of plot holes you could drive the Enterprise through at Warp 9. 927 more words

Writing

Star Trek Beyond

When it was announced that J.J. Abrams would be stepping back from directing duties this time around for Star Trek Beyond and Justin Lin of The Fast and the Furious fame was sitting into the directors chair, well it’s enough to make a Star Trek plastic Vulcan ears curl. 383 more words

'Star Trek Beyond,' 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' and the Generic Villain Problem

Join me, won’t you, in a hypothetical. Let’s say you’re producing the latest entry in a pricey, long-running blockbuster movie franchise. (Congratulations! Isn’t Hollywood cool?) The leads are long locked in on these things; the juice is usually provided by the introduction of a cool new villain. 795 more words

Film