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On Food & Cooking

Eye On the Chef: Emeril Lagasse’s New Book A Keeper EMERIL’S POTLUCK. Emeril Lagasse. William Morrow. Make no mistake – this guy can cook! And this book — to borrow a … Continue reading

February 1, 2007 · Leave a comment

Cards4Kids & In-Concert Cinema

Cards4Kids: Stimulating Creativity In Children A new project just launched by C2Media (in partnership with Nickelodeon and just in time for the holidays) looks to promote a change in the way that … Continue reading

February 1, 2007 · Leave a comment

Seeing the Real Bob Dylan At Last

BOB DYLAN LIVE 1964: THE CONCERT AT THE PHILHARMONIC HALL. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. In early 1961 in New York City, “Harry Jackson, a cowboy singer and a painter,” told Nat … Continue reading

March 1, 2005 · Leave a comment

Bob Dylan & the Beatles

BOB DYLAN AND THE BEATLES (Vol. 1 of the best of the Blacklisted Journalist). Al Aronowitz. First Books Library. Al Aronowitz is often referred to as “the godfather of rock … Continue reading

November 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Notable Cookbooks

ONE-DISH DINNERS. Jean Anderson. William Morrow. This book (previously published under the titleDinners in a Dish or a Dash) parallels the Food Channel’s “30 Minute Meals” in theme – an … Continue reading

September 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Eye On the Independents

re: BACH. Lara St. John. Sony Classical. If there’s one word that might describe Lara St. John — it’s “guts.” How many other classical violinists would dare to invite pedal steel guitar … Continue reading

May 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

The Passion of the Christ

THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST. Soundtrack. Integrity Music/Sony. In terms of classical music, it’s going to be pretty difficult for anybody to top this record in 2004. Like its namesake, the … Continue reading

March 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Spotlight On Eric Andersen

1ST SET. The Mighty Mike Schermer Band. Fine Dog Records. I first heard Mike Schermer late last year, when he played along side vocalist Shana Morrison at a show in … Continue reading

January 1, 2004 · 1 Comment

Best In Music, 2003

STANDING AT THE EDGE. Casey Stratton. Odyssey. (Commercial release date January 20, 2004). Standing At The Edge marks Casey’s Stratton’s debut on Odyssey, marking the emergence of a major new singer-songwriter. Stratton, who … Continue reading

December 1, 2003 · 2 Comments
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