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Twitter could be the new, re-vamped Facebook

I’m addicted to Twitter. I say this knowing full well that it’s likely you’ve never heard of Twitter. Or even if you have, you don’t have a clue as to what it is. And that’s okay, because if I’m completely honest with myself, I’m not sure what Twitter is either. The gist of it is […]

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Once a year, a 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn., becomes a home to over 80,000 music lovers. Since 2002, the Bonnaroo Music Festival has played host to hundreds of artists ranging from bluegrass to metal. While it essentially began as an indie festival, in recent years it has broken down those barriers by inviting artists […]

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M.I.A., the Sri Lankan rapper behind the sleeper hit “Paper Planes,” is having the best year ever. Not only did the same track off her sophomore album “Kala” make waves on college radio circuits in 2007, but also it went on to tear up commercial radio in 2008. Now she’s nominated for a Grammy and […]

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Rock legend’s legacy lives on from grave

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This may have been way before our time, maybe not for some UK professors, but 50 years ago today we lost a rock ‘n’ roll legend — Buddy Holly — but even from the grave, Buddy Holly is still breaking the bank. Some may not be familiar with Buddy Holly, formerly known as Charles Holdin […]

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The “sophomore slump” has been a curse for countless bands, but not Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. On “Lonely Road,” the follow up to their debut album, “Don’t You Fake It,” Red Jumpsuit Apparatus finds a way to mature musically without losing sight of the sound that appeals to their fans. By doing so, they’ve created an […]

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Rascal Flatts heat up Lexington

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The first rule that any artist needs to learn before going on stage in front of thousands of people – remember the words to your songs, especially if you write them. Going into the Rascal Flatts concert Friday, the skepticism was weighing heavy considering that Jessica Simpson was the opening act for a band way, […]

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The Scottish lads that make up the band Franz Ferdinand have collectively set out upon a mission to make the world dance. With previously released works such as the ever popular “Take Me Out,” the band displayed their rock oriented sound, but with the release of their new album, “Tonight: Franz Ferdinand,” they have clearly […]

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In my opinion, the last 25 years have given us few films more compelling than 1998’s “Run Lola Run.” The film centers on a young woman named Lola as she races through the streets of Berlin trying to rescue her boyfriend, who faces an ultimatum of death from a local gangster, after misplacing 10,000 Deutschmarks. […]

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Video games lose nerdiness with the creation of Wii

I’m better at bowling than you. Boxing too. Golf? Let’s hit the front nine. Over Winter Break I learned to play tennis, finally understood bowling scores, hit my first homerun and knocked out every competitor I boxed — all without even stepping outside, or even putting on shoes. Well, I actually suck at golf, haven’t […]

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It shows no discrimination to its victims. A soccer mom, college student or a 13-year-old girl are just as susceptible to its wrath. It is the Recording Industry Association of America, and since 2003 it has sued over 35,000 individuals for hundreds of thousands of dollars for illegal file sharing. But all of that is […]

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