Keith Morris and the internet

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In a recent interview with the LA Weekly, I have noticed this outspoken declaration (as usual) from OFF! frontman Keith Morris, who thinks the Internet, has ruined today's youth: ‘[Nowadays] people don't go out because you can sit at home and watch [everything] on a little screen instead of going out and participating and being part of something.’ He added he much prefers ‘smoking and drinking and telling jokes and barfing in parking lots and going into the men's room and stomping and tromping through all the piss and the puke.’ I agree with him that nothing, absolutely nothing, replaces …

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video for Shadow Shadow Shade’s song ‘Say Yes’, reviewed

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Music videos are very often pointless and shallow, but if you stay insensible to this one directed by O’Shea Read for Shadow Shadow Shade’s song ‘Say Yes’, there is no hope for you. The bombastic anthem is used to document the life of an immigrant worker named Alonso Alejo Lopez who struggles to make a living in Los Angeles. As we follow Alonso through the streets, doing little jobs like selling roses, the triumphant horns and bright larger-than-screen chorus of the LA septet are so life affirming, so full of this wide-crazy optimism, you cannot be touched by the contrast …

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