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How Andrew McMahon got to ‘One Tree Hill’ despite his doctor’s wishes
How Andrew McMahon got to ‘One Tree Hill’ despite his doctor’s wishes
Some records just have perfect titles. Consider NOFX or Peter Gabriel.  But when Andrew McMahon chose Everything In Transit as the name of his solo debut, he didn't know what kind of craziness he life was moving into. In this oral history video, McMahon recalls the stories that made his first record as Jack's Mannequin a true milestone. "I've...
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
19 of the best debut albums to come out of the scene
They say you have your entire life to create your debut album, but they’re usually pretty terrible. However, these scene acts went above and beyond the call of duty, making bona fide masterpieces from the very start. There’s hardly any filler on these records, and many of the albums mentioned here are fan favorites to this day, many years and albums later. Just don’t...
10 great things Jordan Peele has done for the horror genre
10 great things Jordan Peele has done for the horror genre
Fans know Jordan Peele as a seasoned comedian and one half of the Comedy Central duo Key & Peele. He’s played funny characters such as “Meegan” and does a very convincing Barack Obama impression. However, in recent years, movie fanatics know Peele as an Academy Award-winning writer and well-respected director and producer. Peele surprised view...