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New songs you should hear

  BY CAITLYN RALPH AND JASMINE RESPESS A lot happens in the music world between the Tangent’s bi-weekly production schedule. While Caitlyn and Jasmine would love to cover it all, they can’t – so, instead, we had them choose their...
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For HBO, ‘Togetherness’ was good television that needed to be great

  SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD A clear casualty of the current, oversaturated market for television content, the abrupt cancellation of HBO’s “Togetherness” speaks volumes. The network announced last week that it was cutting the cord on Mark and Jay ...
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New songs you should hear

BY CAITLYN RALPH AND JASMINE RESPESS A lot happens in the music world between the Tangent’s bi-weekly production schedule. While Caitlyn and Jasmine would love to cover it all, they can’t – so, instead, we had them choose their favorite...
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unmastered, untitlied

  As far as stars go, Kendrick Lamar is one. At this point even if he did not make another album for the rest of his life, he would already be canonized based on “To Pimp a Butterfly” alone. His...
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I tried to watch ‘Fuller House’ and couldn’t get through it

American television and cinema have a weird obsession with the revival. At best, these revivals are disappointing, if not mildly nostalgic. At worst, these revivals are a terrifying glimpse into the monster machine of cultural production and pastiche. “Fulle...
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Singular, daring and a little ‘Crazy’: The boundary-breaking moment for Network TV

SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD The series premiere of the new FX anthology drama “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” drew 5.1 million viewers live – the biggest launch in the network’s history. Produced by Ryan Murphy and written...
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God’s Country: The Coen Brothers confront faith and cinema in ‘Hail, Caesar!’

  SUBMITTED BY DAVID CANFIELD There’s an exhilarating combination of empathy and contempt in “Hail, Caesar!,” the latest comic concoction from Joel and Ethan Coen. Immersed in the day-to-day of a Hollywood studio in the 1950s, the film follows the.....
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Good Riddance: George Lucas says he is done with Star Wars

With “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opening in theaters across the country on Dec. 18, many people, including this writer, have been stuck in a “Star Wars” phase as we anxiously await the arrival of the franchise’s new movie. One...
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AP Tour finishes its comeback strong in Orlando

  Headlined by Mayday Parade, the 2015 AP Tour finished its six-week journey through the nation last Wednesday in Orlando. Boasting a bright red logo and extensive coverage on youth underground culture, Alternative Press  – coined AltPress or AP &#...
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Sampling Sarasota Sushi

If there is one thing the Sarasota culinary scene is not lacking, it’s sushi. Each week, it seems like a new sushi joint is popping up around town. With so many options, finding your favorite rolls may seem like a...
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