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Shamelessly really, really liking “I Really Like You”

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Judging from the nearly 23 million views that Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You” video already has, I’m pretty late to this party, so this post might be a few weeks behind. But that doesn’t mean I can’t talk about how great the song is. And let’s be honest, Jepsen made a masterpiece of pop culture with the music video.

Wrestling with Death: The Next Big Thing in Reality TV

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If you aren’t watching Wrestling with Death, you 100% should be. Wrestling with Death chronicles the life of LaFonce Latham and his family as they run a funeral home while also running a professional wrestling promotion in Osceola, AR. You see what they did there with the name of the show?

My Problem with Maroon 5’s New Video for “Sugar”

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Earlier this week, Maroon 5 released their video for Sugar, a catchy, hook-filled, bubble-gum pop of a song. Just to clarify, no shame here, I think it’s pretty good. Whatever.

Concert Review: Chvrches with The Range – Minglewood Hall – October 1, 2014

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Fresh off the summer festival scene and on their way to Austin City Limits, Scottish synthpop group Chvrches made a stop in Memphis last night and played to a packed room. If you aren’t familiar, Chvrches is fronted by the charming Lauren Mayberry and relies heavily on an electronic sound that harkens back to the 1980s. For their show last night, following opener The Range, Chvrches played a short set that clocked in at just over an hour. There was …

Concert Review: Lake Street Dive with Lucius – September 29, 2014 at Minglewood Hall

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Brooklyn based Lake Street Dive brought their mixture of jazz, pop, and blue-eyed soul to Memphis last night, along with openers Lucius, for a great, energetic performance. Led by the dynamic and super-talented Rachael Price, Lake Street Dive has been together since 2004 but recently gained notoriety from YouTube performances of the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” and Hall and Oates “Rich Girl.” The band’s Memphis performance in front of a decent-sized Monday crowd showcased tracks from their 2014 …

The Binge-Worthy Shows of the Summer Season

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The dog days are here. It’s hot. No need to be outside when it feels like absolute death. So what better to do than park it in front of the TV and catch up on some quality television programming before the Fall TV Season begins.