In response to “Is the Phantom of the Opera Abusive or Romantic”?

Recently, “The Warden’s Walk,” an excellent blog I’ve been reading for some time, posted a question of whether the Phantom of the Opera is abusive or romantic. Certainly, given the high drama of the famous musical, it’s a worthy debate. He approaches it, though, afrom the vantage point of Joel Schumacher’s big screen adaptation. (Quick […]

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Why I Love the Original Return of the Jedi soundtrack LP so much

This past Christmas, I purchased a vinyl edition of the Return of the Jedi soundtrack for my good friend @TheInsaneRobin. It was partially a gag because he’s super-hipster about his vinyl collection (or as I’ve named them, “less-convenient MP3s”), but the album was carefully selected as a nod to a very important album in my personal history both as a Star Wars fan and a developing human being.

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Farewell, Ray Manzarek

An important thing needs to be noted about my feelings on Ray Manzarek. I went from teenage idolator of The Doors to adult scarily-obsessed fan (like Oliver Stone), and finally, to sober adult capable of contextualizing my fandom where it belonged.

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