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Album reviews: Linkin Park, Grandpa Egg, Umphrey’s McGee

Album reviews: Linkin Park, Grandpa Egg, Umphrey’s McGee

Linkin Park The Hunting Party/Warner Bros. Somewhere along the way, the band Linkin Park became viewed as a formulaic one-trick pony. Pair up Chester Bennington’s throat- scraping screeches with raucous guitars and drums, occasional scratches and raps from Mike Shinoda, repeat, and call it good. And while this might have been true at the start, […]

Jenny Slate plays a single woman dealing with a complicated personal life in the real world romantic comedy Obvious Child. Photo credit: Rooks Nest Entertainment

Film review: Obvious Child reflects a woman flawed and whole

Let’s answer your most pressing question about Obvious Child: Yes, Paul Simon’s song “Obvious Child” appears in the movie. Twice. Unless you’ve been avoiding press about movies since January, you know Obvious Child is a romantic comedy in which the main character, Donna (Jenny Slate), has an abortion. But that’s not entirely what the movie […]