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Headphones: The Grammys 2014

Posted by Mike Natale on December 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey, dear reader. We thought we’d do something a little different for this, the penultimate Headphones for the year. Recently, the Grammys announced their nominees, and while most categories had the usual suspects (like Song of the Year nominees “Fancy” and “All About That Bass”) and did their part to show what an abysmal year for music 2014 was, Album of the Y...

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The Porsche Macan: Dreams Become Reality

Posted by Eric Thiele on December 19, 2014 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

You are striding across the glossy marble sales floor. It's waxed overwhelmingly, yet to perfection. The sleek and glimmering colors of your favorite cars reflect off every inch of the cleaned, waxed, and polished Porsche dealership. You pass the 911, the Panamera and you glare contemplatively at the Cayenne. You love all Porsches, but only one has...

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The Buzz: Coaches, Kings, Lost Boys and Wanderers

Posted by Mike Natale on December 14, 2014 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, friends, we’ve got less than a month left until the bitter end, in more ways than one. Not only does this divide, chaotic year called 2014 come to an end, but so does my time here at the publication. Just two more Buzz columns, then a final countdown, and its fare thee well, oh my honey, fare thee well. So we’re gonna round ou...

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Femme: Adriana Lima

Posted by Mike Natale on December 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

This year we were afforded the chance to bask in the beauty of Brazil with the FIFA World Cup, and we’ll luxuriate in it once more in 2016 with the Summer Olympics. From the bossa nova to Joao Gilberto, The Girl from Ipanema to the girls on the beach, we saw just about all the things you dream about when you stare out the window thinking of Rio, except p...

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The Buzz: Nixon's Theory of Playground Independence

Posted by Mike Natale on December 8, 2014 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Well folks, turkey day and Black Friday held us up a bit, but the Buzz is back and refreshed from the break. What better way to celebrate this black friday week than a film about black holes? We also take a look at a new Youtube series about our nation’s strangest president, examine the Independent Spirit nominees, and revi...

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Headphones: Run Them Jewels Fast and Memrise

Posted by Mike Natale on December 5, 2014 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving, ‘cause we here at Headphones are about to give you some more to be thankful for. We take a look at the most intense (and possibly best) album to drop this year, a new single from the new crowned prince of R&B, plus music videos of, well, varying degrees of quality. But let&#...

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Weekly Web Series Wrap-Up: Pagers and Pacemakers

Posted by Eric Thiele on December 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Recently, ranking web series has been a very difficult task. I continue to praise our line-up, their stories, their cast, their characters. By the time you've read my review of your favorite web series, you've got a pretty strong feeling that I loved it and that it finally jumped that one web series that you hate. You scroll to the bottom, only t...

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Literature For Life: Memoirs

Posted by Mike Natale on November 26, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

From our earliest recorded works, mankind has shown a fascination with the lives of others. A craving to know the stories of those who came before and those of our own time whom we revere, whether it be the objective chronicling of Herodotus or the fictionalized, fantastic tales of Achean heroes by Homer. Yet strangel...

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Politically Sound: President Obama overhauls immigration

Posted by Preston Bukaty on November 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)


People are idiots. If I’ve learned anything in my 24 years on this Earth, it’s that truism. It’s cynical yes, and egotistical to be sure, but it seems to hold up better than any scientific hypothesis or philosophical explanation of human behavior.

It explains why peopl...

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The Buzz: I just want to say one word to you. Just one word. Are you listening? Birdman

Posted by Mike Natale on November 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Well, things are winding up as we get closer to Oscar season. Films like Foxcatcher, Imitation Game, and The Theory of Everything (all strong contenders for the Best Actor awards) are on the horizon, so let’s...

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