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Lonely Avenue by Ben Folds and Nick Hornby

30 Oct

The latest album by Ben Folds, Lonely Avenue,  is a little different than his previous efforts. This album was a collaboration between Ben and Nick Hornby. Nick wrote all the lyrics and Ben put the music around it and performed it.

I didn’t know it when I first heard the name, but I am a fan of Nick Hornby! He is an English writer who happened to write the book that one of my favorite movies of all time was based off of, High Fidelity with John Cusack. I’ve actually contemplated purchasing the book (since I’ve started reading actual books!). Every song seems to do a great job telling a story, this shouldn’t be a surprise when you see how many great novels Hornby has written!

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War, Inc. Review

26 Oct
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My most recent RedBox rental was not using a free promo code I got from my friend on Monday. It was a code that RedBox sent me for filling out a short survey after renting a movie. Yes, I rented a movie for them using a promo code and they sent me a survey about the rental experience in order to give me another promo code for a free rental! I LOVE this company! I decided to rent War, Inc. a newly released (on DVD) movie starring John Cusack. You may not have heard of this movie since the Wiki entry claims it released in only 30 theaters nationwide. I will say that after seeing it, it should have been a MUCH bigger release. This is a good movie.

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