October 23, 2012 |
***1/2 (out of four) If you've written off Taylor Swift because she's a “country” artist or because her audience is largely teenage girls, you can start paying attention now. The official promotional pitch for her new album, “Red,” points out as much: She's enlisted a series of noted pop producers, helping her land a number one single (“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”) and trade in pickup trucks for Maseratis in her lyrics. Swift has always been a singular songwriting talent, though, and the real step forward on “Red” is her increased maturity and thematic refinement.
April 3, 2013 |
For the last couple weeks, Star Wars fans everywhere have been voting in the "This Is Madness: The Star Wars Character Tourney. " If you've been following along here at Geek To Me , special guest commentator - and fellow Star Wars geek - Ben Finfer of The Score 670 AM has been giving his predictions. I've also been giving my own, and to this point haven't missed a pick. Finfer's record is blemished only by a Clone Wars related match-up in the first round. Now we're going to bring...