The Maven and the Company You Keep

To start, c. d. articulates on The Kentucky Derby and Jazz Fest in New Orleans.  Then his attention turns to…The Company You Keep…full of stunning acting and star power.

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Watch a Clip of Wax Fang’s ‘American Dad’ Episode on USA Today


USA Today’s Pop Candy just did a nice write up about Wax Fang’s upcoming American Dad episode, which features multiple tracks from the band as well as an original score from frontman Scott Carney.

The article also includes a short clip of the show, which airs this Sunday at 9:30 p.m. ET, set to the track Majestic.

Mr. Kaplan and a Feel Good Charmer

c.d. had no complaints about the film he reviewed…The Sapphires…a movie he loved and whole heartedly endorsed.

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The Maven, Cohen and No Kerouac

c.d. opens discussing the stunning Leonard Cohen show…then he expresses surprise that he didn’t see Jack Kerouac’sOn The Road…but he did see the high gloss, low cost…The Call with Halle Berry.

The Maven, Basketball and Spring Breakers

c.d. breaks the ice with Basketball…Basketball…Basketball.  Then opines on…the not your Mom and Dads spring break movie…Spring Breakers…with an award quality performance by James Franco.

The Culture Maven Goes Nautical

CD hits the ground running with a lesson on B movies. Then he dives into Phantom, a delightfully engaging B movie about a Soviet submarine crew.