REVIEW: Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good

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12405612Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good is Kevin Smith’s newest book. This is the first of his books that I’ve read but I am a fan of everything else he does so I figured I’d dive into one of his books. Overall it’s kind of disappointing, though a lot of that is just because from watching his spoken word shows and podcasts I’d heard most of these stories. Though there were parts of it that I really liked, he goes way more in-depth into something’s than I’ve heard before including his problems with Bruce Willis and the behind the scenes of getting your movie out there. At the end of the day I liked the book but not as much as I was expecting too. If you’re a Kevin Smith fan you’ll most likely enjoy it, however being a Kevin Smith fan may also be a reason you’re not super into it. It’s entertaining and worth a read, just don’t expect anything amazing.

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REVIEW: Crash and Burn

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crash-and-burnCrash and Burn is Artie Lange newest book, it’s the follow up to Too Fat To Fish. If you liked that one then I’m sure you’ll be reading this anyway. However if you haven’t read Too Fat To Fish yet I recommend reading that one first. Too Fat To Fish pretty much provides the bass that Crash and Burn continues to build on, it goes through his life and the start of his drug addiction. The other reason you should read Crash and Burn second is because it’s amazingly depressing. Artie’s first book was great, and the second is also great, though it’s far more depressing. Things go from Artie’s life with drugs to Artie’s life being about drugs. It gets pretty dark but it’s not all down there, the book has some upswings so it’s not completely soul crushing to read. Aside from being interesting because I like reading about people’s life it really seems to give some insight into the mind of a drug addict. I highly recommend this book to pretty much anyone. It’s a great read.

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Warm Needles Spring Tour ’14

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APRIL 16: TRENTON NJ
MILL HILL BASEMENT
300 South Broad St
W/ HONAH LEE, COSTANZA & ASSEMBLE
https://www.facebook.com/events/718587234839516/
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APRIL 17: NORFOLK VA
THE IGUANA
1083 West 37th St
W/ DRAWBACK & PISSGHETTI
https://www.facebook.com/events/691831274200507/
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APRIL 18: ASHEVILLE NC
THE ODDITORIUM
1045 Haywood Rd
W/ DOOMSTER & FULL TILT SLEAZE
https://www.facebook.com/events/673702862667474/
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APRIL 19: GAINESVILLE FL
THE ATLANTIC
15 North main St
W/ NOTHING IN THE DARK, BURNS LIKE FIRE & KARBOMB
https://www.facebook.com/events/275862375912118/
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APRIL 20: TAMPA FL
EPIC PROBLEM
4215 East Columbus Dr
W/ SURVAY SAYS, WOLF FACE, MUSHMIND, STATION CASES, SHADOW LAUGHTER & UNRB
https://www.facebook.com/events/283590128463834/
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APRIL 21: ATLANTA GA
WONDERROOT
982 Memorial Dr SE
W/ SEAGULLS, ABOVE REPUTE & KILLING KUDDLES
https://www.facebook.com/events/235852286599331/
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APRIL 22: GREENVILLE SC
GARAJ MAHAJ
22 Apopka Ave
W/ ARTHUR, CHERRY ICEES & DITCHING CODY
https://www.facebook.com/events/200078083536594/
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APRIL 23: WILMINGTON DE
KOOLHAUS
Message for address
W/ THE HEADIES, TRASHBOAT & COFFEE CREAMER
https://www.facebook.com/events/793108810717363/
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APRIL 26: SAYVILLE NY
SOUL SOUNDS RECORDS
291 West Main St
W/ THE INBETWEENS & TBA
https://www.facebook.com/events/793108810717363/

REVIEW: 3 Days to Kill

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3-days-to-kill-movie-poster-13 Day to Kill is an average movie at best. It tries to be an action movie but parts of it are just so slow I hesitate to even call it one. The movie has a couple of problems. First off it’s too long, almost two hours for this story is excessive. Another small problem seems to be Kevin Costner, nothing against Kevin Costner but I think this movie would have been better suited for Liam Neeson or Jason Statham, especially if they’d have cut the time and ramped up the action, because this almost two hours really seems to drag in places. Overall though not too bad of a movie, definitely one you should watch for free though.

REVIEW: Bullet

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BulletI was pretty quickly sold on Bullet, all I had to hear was that it had Danny Trejo and Jonathan Banks and I decided I needed to see it. Danny Trejo plays a cop, the kind of hard ass cop that you’d expect him to play. After taking down a pretty bad criminal dude his grandson is kidnapped to try and get this guy’s freedom. It everything goes pretty predicable, so much so that it’s far from the most entertaining movie. Though I’m not going to put the blame for the boredom of this movie on the script (even though it was written by the man I’m putting it on) the director. Nick Lyon directed this, and I haven’t seen any of his other work but judging from just this, he doesn’t have it. Everything in here is bland predictable and tiresome. It seems you’ve really got to work to make that happen with what he had going here. If you’re thinking about seeing this one my advice would be to avoid it, unless you’re having trouble sleeping.

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REVIEW: Non-Stop

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nonstop_xlgLiam Neeson is an air marshal on a flight that gets hijacked by an unknown abductor. Not only have they taken over the plane but they’ve framed Bill Marks (Liam Neeson) for the hijacking. It starts when he gets a text saying that money needs to be deposited in an account in twenty minutes or someone on the plane will die. It doesn’t stay just a threat for long as people start getting offed. Once the money is transferred things just get worse because that’s when the media turns its eyes to the air marshal as the man responsible. So now he’s got to stop the bad guys and clear his name at the same time. Overall the movie wasn’t bad, pretty much exactly what I expected it to be. Liam Neeson has the odd fortune to have become an action star in his later years, but he’s pulled it off pretty well. Still this movie really seems like it was written for Bruce Willis in 1992.

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REVIEW: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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captain-america-the-winter-soldier-poster-chris-evans-helmetNot being a Captain America fan I was pretty surprised when I enjoyed ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ so much. Up until this point it was my favorite Marvel movie, everything about it was pretty much perfect. Now a few years later we get the sequel, Captain America is still trying to get used to living in the future then this Winter Soldier starts attacking. Shit goes south for Captain pretty quickly and he’s a fugitive from SHIELD before he knows it. On top of that secrets about SHIELD are being discovered that makes it seem like this might not be the great organization that they all thought. It breaks down to a small group of SHIELD agents against the rest of the organization in a pretty big rumble. The movie is just fucking fantastic. This is now the best movie that Marvel has made. I cannot highly recommend this one enough. If you like comics, if you don’t, if you like Captain America, if you don’t, I think anyone can enjoy the hell out of this one.

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