Steve Emerson – Ain’t No Strings on Him
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Steve Emerson – Ain’t No Strings on Him

Steve Emerson Ain’t No Strings on Him by Jay S. Jacobs Kubo and the Two Strings is the first animated film to be nominated for Best Visual Effects since The Nightmare Before Christmas back in 1993.  However, Steve Emerson and his team at LAIKA never believed in taking the easy way out. Emerson actually started … Continue reading

Christina Ricci – Once Upon A Time…
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Christina Ricci – Once Upon A Time…

Christina Ricci Once Upon A Time… by Jay S. Jacobs Working in Hollywood is not usually a good lifestyle for a child, so it is nice to see that no matter how adventurous her role choices may be, Christina Ricci has grown up to be a smart and sane young woman.  Ricci first caught America’s … Continue reading

Josh Kelley – Life in the Pop Game
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Josh Kelley – Life in the Pop Game

Josh Kelley Life in the Pop Game by Jay S. Jacobs Back in its heyday, lots of musicians had a problem with the peer-to-peer file sharing program Napster. Josh Kelley was not one of them, though – it was through the site that he was discovered. Through Napster, Kelley was able to get his music to … Continue reading

Liz Phair – Exile From Indieville
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Liz Phair – Exile From Indieville

liz phair exile from indieville by jay s. jacobs Okay, indie snobs, lay off of Liz Phair already, would ya? Yes, I know she was your poster girl back in 1993 when she released the rightfully celebrated alt-rock album Exile in Guyville, a lo-fi celebration of classic riffs and low life.  Here was a cute alt chick that … Continue reading